Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

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Trend Alert: The Subtle Breast Augmentation

For some women who are interested in breast augmentation in the New Haven, CT, area, there’s a fear of looking “overfull” or “worked on.” These women worry their results will be obvious and disproportional or that they’ll draw negative attention. While these concerns are understandable, the approach to breast implants has changed in recent years. …

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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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3 Reasons Women Choose Revision Breast Augmentation

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 we see from the Guilford, West Hartford, and shoreline areas who get implants (roughly 300,000 American women each year), you’re happy with the results. Over time, changes can occur that …

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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 at our Guilford practice is a very flexible procedure, offering our patients from throughout West Hartford and the shoreline areas the choice of changing the size, shape, firmness, and placement of their breasts, …

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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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Make Your Own Breast Implant Sizers and Decide Which Implant Size is Right for You

Size matters when it comes to breast implants. Most women find that determining the right breast implant size can be just as difficult as deciding to undergo breast augmentation in the first place. Guilford plastic surgeon Dr. Beth Collins believes that realistic expectations are key to patient satisfaction, so it is essential that you are …

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