Breast Revision, a highly specialized and customized procedure, can transform previously unsatisfactory breast implant results in just a short period of time.
This small device is making breast augmentation simpler and safer for both patients and physicians.
There are several alternatives to consider when making choices about your breast implants.
Patients seeking a natural alternative to implants can turn to Body-Jet for fat transfer.
New implants are teardrop shaped and providing a more youthful look and feel
THE Aesthetic Academy (TAA) winner for his results in the Best Surgical Body Shaping category, Dr. Jorge Perez's breast reconstruction results restore balance to a patient's body.
Winner of the Best Surgical Body Shaping Award at THE Aesthetic Academy in Miami is Dr. Jorge Perez with Breast Reconstruction results following a previous breast augmentation.
There are four pockets where breast implants can be located! Which is best for your build and lifestyle?
A simple new device helps physicians insert implants during breast enlargement procedures thereby reducing the time in the operating room and improving scarring.
Low level laser therapies have been around for years, and now can decrease post-op pain and healing time.
New statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery indicate breast augmentation has surpassed liposuction after years of dominance as the number-one surgical cosmetic procedure performed in America. Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Philip J. Straka makes breast surgery procedures a main focus of his practice, in addition to serving as one of the principle investigators in FDA-commissioned silicone gel breast implant studies.
Despite the highly anticipated Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of silicone gel implants for cosmetic purposes in 2006, saline-filled implants remain the most popular choice for primary breast augmentation, according to a study published in the March/April issue of Aesthetic Surgery Journal.
Dr. George Bitar's technique of performing breast augmentation by inserting a saline implant through a small armpit incision behind the muscle without the use of any endoscopic equipment is controversial. However, Bitar, who has performed over 200 such procedures, argues that his results are excellent, and that his complications rates are lower than the reported national rates.
This new no-touch method of placing a silicone breast implant makes the surgery easier on the doctor and the recovery easier on the patient.
Smaller incisions and lower risk for infection are the key benefits to this new method of introducing the implant into the breast.
The debate rages on over saline vs silicone about which is truly the best breast implant option.