Category Archives: Breast Enhancement

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, […]

Allergan’s Natrelle 410 Silicone Breast Implants Wins FDA Approval

Last week, on February 20, 2013, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved another silicone-gel filled breast implant for breast augmentations and breast reconstructions. The Newly Approved Shaped Silicone Filled Breast Implant The Natrelle 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Gel Filled Implants are made by Allergan, Inc. and are approved for breast augmentation procedures for […]

Sientra’s Cohesive Silicone Gel Implants

Before having a procedure, like a breast augmentation, it’s important for surgeons and their patients to know the full breadth of options available to them. Sientra has been providing surgeons and their patients with a third option for surgeries involving breast implants. Silicone Gel Breast Implants The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved silicone […]

Introduction to Saline Implants

It’s important to know as much as you can before undergoing a procedure like breast augmentation. Which is why knowing your breast implant options will help you and your surgeon choose the right option for your situation. What Is A Saline Breast Implant? A saline breast implant, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration […]

Knowing The Costs Associated With Breast Augmentation

Before undergoing your breast augmentation an important step to take with your doctor is discussing the costs and financing of your procedure. Understanding the costs associated with breast augmentation, the insurance implications, and the financing options your surgeon can make available to you is vitally important before you finalize your procedure. Costs of Breast Augmentation […]

Knowing How To Choose The Doctor For Your Breast Augmentation

Choosing to undergo a breast augmentation is the first of many decisions that will be made before you have the operation. The most important of these decisions is finding a board certified surgeon so you’ll get the best results with your procedure. To narrow your search you can start by going to patient review sites […]

What You Should Know Before Choosing Silicone Implants

  Knowledge is power, especially when making pre-operative decisions with your doctor. Knowing the differences between the various breast implant options will help you and your doctor make the right implant decisions for you. What Is Silicone And Silicone Implant Texture, Size And Profiles According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a silicone […]

Choosing Silicone Implants or Saline Implants For The Best Results

The video above provides a quick overview of breast augmentations while focusing on the types of implants used and where implants are placed in the breast. Choosing the Type of Breast Implant For Your Augmentation Goals There are two types of breast implants that can be selected by you and your doctor to get the […]