Category Archives: Breast Implants

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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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FDA Review of Silicone Implants: Updates on Safety and MRI Requirement

New data was just released by the FDA regarding the safety of silicone breast implants. After two days of discussion with doctors and manufacturers, officials briefed the media about their current position. You can read a transcript of the media briefing, during which NPR reporter Nancy Shute asked: how often should women be getting a …

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More Women Need to Be Informed About Breast Reconstruction Options

Cutting-edge detection and treatment options have made breast cancer a lesser threat. But beating cancer is only half the battle. Breast reconstruction is the next step in recovery for most women. The Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 has made is possible for many women to gain access to affordable or fully-covered reconstruction …

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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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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 prove to be just as difficult as deciding to undergo breast augmentation in the first place. Because realistic expectations are key to patient satisfaction, it is essential that you are comfortable with the size of your …

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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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FDA Reports On Silicone Breast Implant Safety

Choosing to undergo breast augmentation is a personal decision, and selecting silicone or saline implants is an equally personal choice.In 2010, silicone breast implants were placed during half of all breast augmentation surgeries. In the past, there have been concerns that silicone breast implants may be associated with possible negative complications. If you remember these …

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