Category Archives: Breast Enhancement

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING YOUR TYPE OF BREAST IMPLANTS

Silicone or Saline? And A Third Option You May Not Have Considered. Over 300,000 women had a breast augmentation last year and their rave reviews are leading new women to jump in and question: Silicone or Saline? Here is an apples to apples comparison of both implant types to help you make a decision, plus […]


HOW TO HAVE A SAFE BREAST AUGMENTATION

Breast augmentations continue to be the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the United States. With its high patient satisfaction rating, the cosmetic procedure continues to become more and more mainstream. If you are considering breast implants, here are a couple things to help your surgery go smoothly.


Do You Know the Facts About Breast Augmentation?

As the most popular cosmetic procedure in the United States, breast augmentation is constantly finding its way into news headlines and magazine articles. Whether someone is talking about Angelina’s inspirational story, debating whether or not a given celebrity has gotten implants, or simply deciding whether or not to boost their own breasts, it seems as […]


Mentor MemoryShape Breast Implants Get FDA Approval

On June 14, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new silicone-gel breast implant for use in the United States. The MemoryShape Breast Implant will now be available for breast reconstruction and breast augmentations in women at least 22 years old. MemoryShape Cohesive Silicone-Gel Breast Implants MemoryShape is the third cohesive silicone gel […]


New Study Shows 98 Percent Breast Augmentation Satisfaction Rate

According to a study in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 98 percent of women say the results of their breast augmentations met or exceeded their expectations. The study was done by ASPS member surgeon Dr. Eric Swanson, and the participants […]


3 Reasons for Breast Implant Revision

The hard part is over: 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 […]


6 Signs of a Successful Breast Enhancement Procedure

Through clinical studies, plastic surgeons have identified several common benefits of breast surgery, which can serve as markers of overall success. These six signs of success have a profound impact on a woman’s satisfaction and quality of life as it relates to breast surgery. 1. Satisfaction With Breast Shape and Appearance Breast shape and appearance […]


Why You May Want to Choose Smaller Breast Implants

The popular perception of breast implants revolves around the women who choose a large size. In the 90s, actress Pamela Anderson represented this look, as have many other women working in Hollywood during that time. While implant size is a very personal choice, the large look may be going out of style. Many of today’s […]


Breast Augmentation Regains Spot as Number 1 Cosmetic Surgery in U.S.

According to the 2012 stats courtesy of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, breast augmentation has regained its seat as the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure in America. The frontrunner last year, liposuction, lost its top spot because of a rise in competition from cutting edge noninvasive body sculpting procedures. In addition to the […]


What Silicone Breast Implants Tell Us About March Madness

The 7-year story of silicone breast implants might help you win that Final Four office pool. If you’re making “safe” bets on Duke or Louisville this year, remember that certain teams (and medical devices) have a way of coming from behind to win. Take silicone breast implants for example. Just a few years ago, surgeons […]