Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

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Gummy Bear Breast Implants: A New Type of Silicone Implant

“Gummy bear” breast implants are the latest in breast implant technology. Here are some of the highlights of these buzz-generating silicone implants. Why Is It Called a Gummy Bear Implant? The medical term for these devices is “cohesive silicone gel breast implants,” but they were dubbed “gummy bear breast implants” by a plastic surgeon because …

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When to Undergo Breast Implant Revision Surgery

You did your research, planning, and consultation – then finally had the breast augmentation you were considering for so long. If you’re like most women who get implants, (roughly 300,000 American women each year) then you’re happy with the results. Over time, changes can occur that may lead you to consider breast implant revision surgery. …

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Enhance Your Overall Appearance with Breast Augmentation

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation is the most requested cosmetic surgery in the United States. Breast augmentation is a very flexible procedure, offering women the choice of changing the size, shape, firmness and placement of their breasts, usually through the insertion of saline or silicone implants. If you aren’t happy …

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Silicone Breast Implants – A 50-Year Retrospective

Once controversial, they are now safer and more effective than ever Throughout their half-century history, silicone breast implants have been the subject of heated debate. Few medical devices have experienced such longevity, despite being banned by the FDA for 14 years, from 1992-2006. And breast implants remain among most popular procedures in plastic surgery. According …

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Augmentation Mastopexy – Breast Enhancement Connecticut

An augmentation mastopexy is a combination between two popular breast enhancement surgeries: the breast augmentation with implants and the breast lift. Women who have given birth and breastfed their children are often interested in this combination surgery.A woman’s breasts grow during pregnancy, which expands the skin of the breasts. Unfortunately, after childbirth and breastfeeding, the …

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