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Timing For Your Breast Surgery Procedure

You’ve met for your consultation, scheduled your breast procedure with your surgeon, and are ready to go! So what now? You may have a few weeks before your actual surgical date. During this time, there are some important steps you can take to prepare. Maintaining good nutrition with a healthy, balanced diet is essential. Good fitness habits, such as upper body stretches and low-weight strength training can help as well – just don’t overdo it.… Read Full Post


Types and Timing of Breast Surgery

Your breasts are a defining feature on your body – if you are unhappy with the shape, size, or look of your chest, it can impact how you feel about your entire appearance. If you have decided breast surgery is something that will give you more confidence, planning ahead is essential so you can schedule your procedure to fit your life. There are a variety of breast procedures to meet your specific goals: Breast Augmentation:… Read Full Post


Dos and Dont’s of Plastic Surgery (tips for prepping and recovery)

Breast enhancement has long been the most popular plastic surgery procedure, but there are several surgical options available depending on what you would like to achieve. Two of the most popular procedures are augmentation/enlargement and breast lift. Each procedure offers its own set of advantages, so it’s important to understand the difference between the two. If you want larger breasts, then augmentation is the procedure for you. There are several decision points required with relation… Read Full Post


How Long Do Breast Lift Results Last?

Breast lift surgery is an excellent option for women looking to achieve a perkier and more youthful breast profile. It offers long-lasting results that, while not permanent, can be extended with a few simple measures. Keep reading for steps you can take to maximize the longevity of your new look. Plan Around Pregnancy First things first, consider waiting until you are done having children before getting a breast lift. This is the single best thing… Read Full Post


Do Implants Lift Sagging Breasts?

In most cases, breast augmentation with implants is not enough to lift sagging breasts. The procedure does not correct low nipple position either. Yet the idea that breast implants can achieve these goals is everywhere. Keep reading for more information about this common misconception. What Breast Implants Can Do Saline and silicone implants are intended to increase breast size. They can restore volume lost due to pregnancy, weight reduction or age. Breast augmentation with implants… Read Full Post


What Is Breast Ptosis?

Breast ptosis is the medical term for drooping breast tissue. The most important thing to know is that it’s completely natural to experience some degree of sagging as your breasts change over time. Factors such as pregnancy, weight gain and loss, bra cup size, genetics and even gravity can all contribute to diminished skin elasticity that causes breasts to lose their youthful position.   While natural, changes in your breast appearance may cause you to… Read Full Post


When It Comes to Gynecomastia, Exercise Is Not a Solution

Much to the dismay of men of all ages, many find that their chest fails to possess a manly disposition. Taking matters into their own hands, men head to the gym with the resolve to shape and tone their upper body in hopes of defining a more masculine chest. Soon, however, many of these men will find out that exercise may not be enough to give their chest a strong and muscular appearance. Still left… Read Full Post


Breast Augmentation: More than Cup Size Alone

A familiar and somewhat easy measurement, women often request a specific cup size when first considering breast augmentation. “It is very common for patients to try and correlate the size (in cc’s) of a breast implant with the cup size they are trying to achieve,” says Dr. Robinson. While it is natural to have a cup size in mind—this should not be the determining measurement when it comes to your breast augmentation. Dr. Robinson explains, “Do… Read Full Post


Circling Around the Topic of Areola Reduction

An outpatient surgery with a quick recovery time, areola reduction can boost appearance and self-confidence Some women believe that their areolas — the ring of pigmented skin surrounding the nipple of the breast — are too big, puffy or prominent. Areolas can be made larger because of genetics, weight gain, breast feeding and other factors. Also, as breasts sag, areolas can expand and stretch with age. Areola reduction surgery can help solve this dilemma. A… Read Full Post


Angelina Jolie Chooses Teardrop Shaped Implants for Breast Reconstruction

Actress, humanitarian and mother of six’s preventative mastectomy and reconstruction expands dialogue and raises awareness about women’s health Angelina Jolie’s preventative double mastectomy and subsequent breast reconstruction resulted in a firestorm of publicity. Not only did it create dialogue about what to do when testing positive for the defective BRCA 1gene as Jolie had, but also about the type of reconstruction. The defective BRCA1 gene increases breast cancer risk by an estimated 87 percent. In… Read Full Post