Bigger may not necessarily be better: getting natural-looking and shapely breasts may be possible with silicone gel implants.
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.
Depending on your body type and whether or not you've had children could help decide which type of breast implant (silicone or saline) is best for you, when considering a breast augmentation.
A history of breast enhancement: from the past to present and what the future may have in store for breast augmentation.
As the economy makes a comeback, more people are having the cosmetic surgery procedure they've been putting off.
The first step in determining whether or not a woman is a good candidate for getting breast implants is by looking at her overall physical and mental health
Women are craving the new Sientra silicone gel breast implants
Breast Augmentation with Silicone Cohesive Gel Implants
A FDA advisory panel is working on devising better safety and follow-up protocol for patients who have gotten silicone breast implants.
There are several things to consider before going under the knife for bigger breasts: size, type and placement of the implant all need to be factored in for the best results.
Many women who have undergone breast augmentation 10-30 years ago are curious: when do you have to replace breast implants?
Using fat from the patient's own body, a Natural Breast Augmentation can enhance breast size and cleavage without the use of implants.
Post-reconstruction patients with silicone implants report being more satisfied than those with saline.
A breast augmentation can do wonders for a woman's self esteem. It is not a surgery to be taken lightly and there are many decisions to be considered before going under the knife.
A rare form of cancer may be linked to breast augmentation.
It’s been since November of 2006 since the FDA approved silicone breast implants for use in most breast augmentation and breast reconstruction procedures. One Huntsville, Alabama plastic cosmetic surgeon reflects on the benefits of the decision and discusses why he believes silicone offers a safe, more natural-looking alternative to saline implants.
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.
Silicone breast implants went through a long period of relative dormancy after a series of lawsuits prompted their removal from the market. Now, two years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved them for use in breast augmentation and breast reconstruction procedures, cosmetic plastic surgeon Richard L. Zeff, MD comments on why he feels the FDA’s decision was correct.
18 years ago, silicone breast implants were pulled from the market for further study. Now, after being formally approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2006, one New Jersey cosmetic plastic surgeon discusses the reasons why the FDA’s decision is beneficial to breast augmentation and breast reconstruction patients.