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Breast Implants: Over or Under the Muscle? It’s a Split Decision

Published on October 30, 2014 by

There are so many questions that come up when one decides to move forward with a breast augmentation: What type of implant? Should I choose saline or silicone? What is the silicone “gummy bear” implant everyone is talking about? Which one would help me to achieve my aesthetic goals? The truth is not everyone is […]

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Choosing the right bra after breast augmentation surgery

Published on August 13, 2014 by

So you have had your breast augmentation, congratulations! Whether you have chosen saline, silicone, or those yummy tear-drop shaped “gummy bear” anatomic breast implants, now is the time in this post-operative period to care for your new implants. You have spent a pretty penny on this investment and you want to listen to the post-operative […]

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Preparing for your Breast Augmentation at North Coast Plastic Surgery

Published on August 11, 2014 by

Breast augmentation, which is also known as augmentation mammaplasty or breast enlargement, is a procedure that can help to improve your self-­esteem and confidence by giving your breasts attractive curves, fullness, and an enhanced shape and size. You may also find that clothing that may not have fit well before will now complement your new […]

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Treatment for Capsular Contracture in Breast Implants

Published on April 22, 2014 by

What is capsular contracture? Capsular contracture is the abnormal hardening of scar tissue around any medical device placed within the body. In the field of Plastic Surgery, this condition can occur in the tissues surrounding one or both breast implants. This hardening causes breast tissue distortion, tightening, discomfort or even pain. There are four grades […]

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5 Things To Know About Breast Implants

Published on January 11, 2014 by

The FDA has a webpage that provides Consumer Updates about Breast Implants. The following questions are addressed in the FDA consumer update page. Should I get breast implants? Are there alternatives? Will my breast implants need to be replaced? And if you decide to get implants, there are even more questions. Saline or silicone breast […]

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Gummy Bear Silicone Gel Breast Implants – Practical and Safety Information

Published on November 16, 2013 by

The attempt to increase breast size and improve shape using various materials such as ivory, glass, rubber, animal cartilage and sponges dates back to the late 19th century. We’ve come a long way since those days. Todays options for breast enlargement include both saline and silicone implants. Breast augmentation is one of the Top 5 […]

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Aging gracefully: Tips and advice for general maintenance

Published on October 1, 2013 by

Patients who come into the plastic surgeon’s office might have one or more procedures in mind, but in general, they want to look good for their age and slow down the aging process. From keeping skin looking smooth and bright to helping their weight-loss goals by minimizing problem areas and contouring the figure, there are […]

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Information about silicone breast implants

Published on September 5, 2013 by

No implantable device on planet has been more thoroughly studied than silicone gel implants. If you have been following plastic surgery news lately, you know that silicone-gel breast implants are back, big time. When they returned to the market in 2006 after the FDA ban was lifted only 19 percent of breast augmentation procedures used […]

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Mommy, Daddy, and Midlife Makeover

Published on September 1, 2013 by

As we watch our children grow, we’re constantly reminded that time does not stand still. We look back at life to our much simpler, younger days when we were responsible for only ourselves. As teenagers, we were active in summer jobs and sports and could eat as much as and whatever we wanted. We looked […]

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Importance of Credentials: Training and Board Certification of Plastic Surgeons

Published on August 28, 2013 by

                        While often portrayed as a “turf battle,” the issue of training and credentials in plastic surgery is actually a concern about public safety. Would you want your plastic surgery performed by someone who has never had any formal Plastic and Reconstructive surgical training? […]

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