“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 …Read More
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Category Archives: Breast Augmentation
One perk my New Haven breast augmentation patients look forward to the most after surgery is going out to shop for bras that might not have been available to them before. It’s an exciting part of the process, but there’s more to it than simply sizing up. In this blog post, I’m sharing a few …Read More
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. …Read More
The first question you ask yourself when considering breast augmentation is often: What will I look like after surgery? The New You Visualizer is an interactive tool designed to help you find out –in the privacy of your own home. Mentor Worldwide LLC, a leading saline and silicone breast implants manufacturer, has launched a new …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More