What Is Recovery Like After Breast Augmentation?

Wouldn’t it be nice to have your breast augmentation and be able to skip the recuperation? No pain. No tightness. Just beautifully enlarged, naturally soft, already perfect breasts. Unfortunately, that’s not quite the reality of the recovery from a breast augmentation. The following is more of what you can expect after this procedure. The Day …

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Complete Your Breast Cancer Recovery With Breast Reconstruction

When breast cancer treatment requires surgery to remove one or both of your breasts, you may feel as though you will never be quite whole again. Breast reconstruction can help you complete your cancer recovery by recreating your feminine breasts and making them feel more normal again. It can also provide you with more self-confidence …

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Male Breast Reduction Scars

When a person decides to undergo cosmetic surgery to improve some aspect of his or her appearance, it is not uncommon to want to keep the situation private. A man who undergoes male breast reduction surgery to get rid of gynecomastia does not want prominent surgical scars that everyone will be able to see whenever …

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Round vs. Shaped Implants

Breast implants come in a wide range of sizes, styles, surface textures, materials, and shapes. For women who desire shape correction as part of their breast enhancement, it is worth considering whether to choose round or anatomically shaped (“anatomic”) breast implants. While there may be isolated situations to select one over the other, evidence implies …

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Am I Bottoming Out After Breast Augmentation?

mong the most satisfied plastic surgery patients are those who have had a breast augmentation. Having your breasts enhanced can be incredibly rewarding. However, no surgery is without risk and complications and untoward outcomes can occur. One example of a relatively uncommon implant related “complication” is “bottoming out,” which results in a noticeable alteration of …

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Do I Need a Breast Lift, Breast Augmentation or Both?

Many women whose breasts have changed as a result of pregnancy, aging, weight fluctuations or other factors wonder if a breast lift, a breast augmentation or a combination of both would be best for restoring a more youthful look and feel. While the answer to this question will be unique to each individual, a good …

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Will Gynecomastia Come Back After Surgery?

Enlarged male breasts can be quite embarrassing and bothersome for men who are affected. Even though this condition is relatively common, it can cause emotional and psychological distress, poor self-esteem, decreased social interactions, avoidance of sports, and even eating disorders. It frequently affects how a man dresses (wearing compressive and then layered clothes even in …

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Choosing Your Breast Implant Profile

When you select your breast implants for your breast augmentation surgery, you will choose not only their size and material but also their shape, texture, and profile. These characteristics are also very significant in how they will affect your surgery results. To achieve the look that you are seeking, consider the following when choosing your …

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How to Talk With Your Husband or Significant Other About Breast Reduction

The long-term positives when contemplating breast reduction surgery includes the life-altering alleviation of symptoms related to the freedom from the burden of having to carry heavy, oversized, and usually droopy breasts. The many benefits of breast reduction for the woman cannot be denied, but there is another important angle to consider: how it affects her …

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Is Breast Implant Removal Worth It?

It is becoming more common now for women to request to have their breast implants removed (explantation), whereas in the past this desire was relatively uncommon. Just as there are many reasons to get breast implants in the first place, there are a variety of reasons why a woman would want to have her breast …

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15 Facts About Breast Augmentation

It’s best to be as informed as possible before making a decision that could significantly change your life. If you’re considering having a breast augmentation, there flowing are 15 illuminating facts about this popular plastic surgery procedure. 1. Your first surgery won’t be your last. Women who get breast implants should be prepared for at …

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Gynecomastia Treatment Options

Gynecomastia is the condition where the male breast glands become enlarged, usually as a result of hormonal imbalances. It commonly affects young men going through puberty as well as older men going through andropause. Other known causes include certain medications, steroids, drug abuse, aging, alcoholism and hereditary factors. The condition of gynecomastia is often mistaken …

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What’s the Difference Between a Breast Reduction and a Breast Lift?

The very close similarities of breast reduction (reduction mammoplasty) and breast lift surgery (mastopexy) can create confusion for those women contemplating certain types of breast procedures. In fact, sometimes the only distinction between them is based on arbitrary values of the quantity of breast tissue that is removed. Despite the shared similarities, these two procedures …

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How Will Breast Implants Affect My Running?

Serious runners, in general, tend to have less fat and a lower body mass index (BMI) due to their intense training and high number of miles run weekly. For some female runners, however, they would at least like to retain fat in one particular area: their breasts. Those who feel that their breasts are too …

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What Happens to Breast Implants As You Age?

Some women with breast implants may wonder what will happen to their implants as their breasts age. It is important for every breast augmentation candidate to understand that implants are long-lasting devices, but given enough time, they will likely need to be replaced or removed through breast revision surgery. The following information will help you …

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Treating Breast Asymmetry with Different Implants in Breast Augmentation Surgery

It would be fairly safe to say that a majority of people (maybe just men and some women, perhaps) assume that most women’s breasts are symmetrical. There is little thought given to the possibility that there may be differences in volume, dimensions, shape and/or location on the chest wall much of the time. The fact …

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Would a Breast Lift Even Help Me?

Has gravity gotten the best of your breasts, causing them to head south? Do you wonder whether or not a breast lift can possibly make your breasts perkier and more attractive again? Breast lift surgery can help women with mild, moderate, or even severe breast sagging by tightening, recontouring, and lifting the tissues in order …

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Breast Cancer in Women With Breast Implants

Statistics show that one in eight American women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, and women with breast implants are no exception to this statistic. A concern that some women have, most notably those who have a strong family history of breast cancer, is if the implants used for their breast augmentation will make …

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Breast Reduction Surgery: The Wonders of Downsizing!

The tremendous benefits that are experienced by women who have undergone breast reduction surgery place it at the top of the list of plastic surgery procedures when it comes to patient happiness, satisfaction with the outcome and the substantial positive effects on one’s quality of life – mentally and physically. In fact, it is even …

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Which Breast Implants Are Safest?

Breast implants have been thoroughly evaluated using the most rigorous scientific evaluations including under the auspices of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and they have been subjected to countless clinical studies to determine their safety for use in the human body. The vast evidence and clinical experiences clearly validate the overwhelming safety …

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