Category Archives: Breast Enhancement

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 […]

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2013
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Feb 22 2013
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Jan 22 2013
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Jan 14 2013
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Jan 7 2013
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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 implant […]

  • Posted on: Dec 27 2012
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Dec 24 2012
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Confidence, Information Promotes High Satisfaction in Breast Reduction

In the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a new study was published regarding patient satisfaction after breast reduction surgery. Patient confidence and pre-operative information had a large effect on the patient’s satisfaction with the results. The study also found that surgeons and patients focus on different aspects of the results when determining their […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2012
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Breast Augmentation Statistics: An ASAPS Infographic

A week ago on July 30, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) posted on their webpage a summary of some of the statistics related to breast procedures. Before the high tech solutions of today, women would use a variety of materials to augment their chests.  Today, 31 percent of women use saline implants […]

  • Posted on: Aug 7 2012
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