Category: Breast Procedures

Budget for Your Dream Body With Our Wish List Calculator

If you’ve been dreaming about the perfect package of plastic surgery procedures, then you’re probably concerned about the cost. Plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures are typically elective surgeries, which means they’re not likely to be covered under insurance. (However, this isn’t always the case, so please give us a call if you’d like to discuss… Read more »

FDA Approves Allergan’s NATRELLE INSPIRA™ Round Gel-Filled Breast Implants

NATRELLE INSPIRA™ Represents Company’s Latest Innovation in Breast Implants Provides New Implant Option for Surgeons and Patients Seeking Reconstruction, Augmentation or Revision Surgery Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) announced that the company has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market NATRELLE INSPIRA™ round gel-filled smooth breast implants. The NATRELLE INSPIRA™ line is… Read more »

How to Make Your Breasts More Attractive

We all know there is a lot you can do with hair and makeup. But, did you ever consider that there is a lot you can do with your breasts? If you interview a group of plastic surgeons about breasts, you will be confounded by the number of ways to improve their appearance. Allure magazine… Read more »

Understanding the Four Variables of Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation: why is it so misunderstood? The surgery of breast augmentation is really straightforward. However, like all decisions, sometimes what we objectively know is best is not what we want and so we make subjective decisions. Whenever we choose a variable that is not “objectively” ideal, we are making a subjective choice, which may… Read more »

Case Study: Learn About Tanya’s Breast Augmentation

Tanya, a 43-year-old wife and mother, had long believed that her exercise regime would help her stay in shape, but eventually realized that there were some elements which working out would not alter, and decided to look into possible breast augmentation. She’d never been happy with her breasts, and would often wear padded bras in… Read more »

Your Top 10 Breast Augmentation Questions Answered

1. Why are most breast implants below the muscle? Dr. Bortnick: Most breast implants are placed under the muscle because most women seeking breast implants prefer the most natural appearance possible. Common sense dictates that the thinner the tissue that covers the implants the more potential for visibility . Therefore, the thinner the woman the more… Read more »

“Gummy Bears” and Silicone-Gel Breast Implants

Attempts to improve breast size and shape, dating back to the late 1880s and involving implant materials such as ivory, glass balls, ground rubber, ox cartilage and sponges, have come a long way. Recent statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) prove that enhanced breasts are no passing trend. From 2008 to… Read more »