Breast asymmetry correction with implants and lift [video]

breast asymmetry correction
Breast asymmetry correction is one of the most complex breast procedures around. The complexity is due to the myriad of ways to fix the asymmetry. It’s not just a matter of size, but also of shape. And then you have to get the nipple in a symmetrical position!   Video of breast asymmetry correction As the video shows, there are many steps to correcting breast...
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What a difference an implant exchange makes!

Check out those breasts! Seriously though, who would’ve thought an implant exchange from 370cc to 560cc (an increase of almost 200cc!) would still look so good and so tasteful? There are several ways to philosophize on this particular patient’s case.   Is an implant exchange in your future? When I first look at these results, I definitely think her breasts looked fine in the preop...
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Do I Need to Change My Breast Implants? [Video]

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Consumers read a lot about breast augmentation online. Their one takeaway is, “do I need to change my breast implants every 10 years?” They don’t necessarily remember details about capsular contracture or they can’t find out how much their prospective doctor charges, but they’ve heard of the 10 year rule! Well, it’s not true. But more on that later. Below, we’ll list the reasons you can...
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Be Patient, Your Breast Implants Will Drop! [Video]

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There’s nothing more angst-ridden for a patient (and their plastic surgeon) than waiting for breast implants to drop. But as the case below demonstrates, breast implants will drop, eventually. It may take some time and in rare cases, a revision may be necessary to get them perfectly symmetrical. But in all cases, the implants will drop at least to some extent.   Breast implants will...
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Breast augmentation revision

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures out there. And since cosmetic surgery is real surgery, some complications are inevitable. Breast augmentation revision is a specialty unto itself within plastic surgery. One such complication that requires a breast augmentation revision is bottoming out of the implant as shown above.   What is ‘bottoming out’ in breast augmentation? In an ideal situation, a......
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Breast augmentation with the IDEAL Implant [video]

For those of you out there considering a breast augmentation, you have another choice on the market. No longer can you only choose between silicone or saline. Now you have the option of a saline, structured implant – the IDEAL implant!   How is the IDEAL implant different? As you’ll see in the video below, the IDEAL implant isn’t just another saline implant. It has......
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Different types of breast lift incisions

In this post, you’ll read about the different types of breast lift incisions but also see examples of each. They have their pros and cons but most importantly, the type of incision isn’t your “choice.” It’s a matter of how much breast droop or ptosis you have. That translates into how much excess skin you have. The more droop and excess skin means more skin......
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What happens when your silicone implant ruptures? [video]

As you can see from the video below, it’s very hard to rupture a silicone implant. Deforming the implants takes a great deal of pressure and rupturing them – well forget about it! Significant force, or a sharp object is necessary. This is why the “gummy bear” silicone implants are safer and more popular than ever.   What makes silicone implant ruptures less common now?......
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Postop Breast Surgery Do’s and Don’ts [video]

Looking to increase your chances of a complication free postop breast augmentation recovery? Then follow these simple recommendations.   Don’t submerge in water While every surgeon is different (and you should check with your surgeon before believing everything you read on the internet!), submerging your fresh breast aug incisions in water is not a good idea. If you’re bathing in a bath tub or hot......
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