All Blog News for Breast Surgery

  • Breast Lift Recovery: 5 Little Words You Need To Know

    When it comes to suspense, I think we can all agree that there’s a time and a place. Nail-biting crime drama? Yes. Suspense is totally appropriate. Recovering from breast lift surgery—not so much. We can’t stress enough the importance of expectation management when you’re healing from a breast lift or any other surgical procedure. And while every patient's healing process will differ slightly from another, there are things that you can absolutely expect to encounter during recovery. 

  • Breast Lift: Do's and Don'ts For A Successful Recovery

    If today’s post seems a wee-bit bossy… that’s because, it is. But if you’re one of the 150,000+ patients per year who decide to combat deflated and/or sagging breasts through a surgical breast lift, you’re going to thank us for it. We’ve harped on before about the importance of the recovery period after a surgical procedure, and recovery from a breast lift is no different. 

  • Breast Reduction: How New Techniques In Liposuction Can Power Up Your Mammoplasty

    It’s hard not to admire a successful partnership, no? When two things work together seamlessly, like salt and pepper, pizza and pineapple (arguing with me on this is fruitless), and liposuction and breast reduction  

    You: Well, that’s a odd transition.  

    Me: Yes, yes it is. But new advances are making it nonetheless true.  

  • So Many Options for Breast Augmentation— Which One Makes Sense for You?

    For decades, breast augmentation has been among the top 5 most popular aesthetic surgical procedures for women. In fact, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, it has been one of the top 2 most popular procedures since they began surveying physicians 20 years ago! But, while breast augmentation has remained consistently popular, what has changed significantly over the past few decades are the myriad options available to women looking to add volume to their chest. 

  • What you Should Know about Breast Implant Removal

    You are excited – you’ve finally made the decision to have a breast augmentation! In all of the discussions you’ve had with your surgeon, one point that is still a little unclear is how to deal with the long-term care of your implants. What exactly does that mean and should you worry? 

  • Will Your Breasts Look Natural After Breast Augmentation?

    Women planning on undergoing breast augmentation are primarily anxious about how their breasts will look after the surgery – whether or not they’ll look completely artificial or real, too big, too small or just right, etc. Having a sense of what look you’d like to achieve prior to going under the knife is key as is finding a board-certified plastic surgeon you’re comfortable with who will help you through the process. A skilled and experienced surgeon will provide you with insights and options in order to achieve the most natural aesthetic possible with implants. 

  • Four Facts to Know Before Taking the Breast Augmentation Plunge

    I think most of us women have a love/hate relationship with our breasts. While they were “technically designed” as a tool to feed our young - they have somehow morphed into a symbol of what it means to be feminine, fertile and alluring. And since our breasts then become extensions of and a barometer of our beauty and sex appeal - it is inevitable that so many of us become tortured by the appearance of our mammary glands. I’d say it is rare that you will find any woman whose breasts aren’t too small, too big or misshapen. 

  • Everything You Need to Know About Breast Implants

    With swimsuit season almost here, all of us are ready to have a better body. And for many, that means bigger breasts. So, should you consider breast implants? Maybe. But do your research: All breast implants are not created equal, and there are a few directions to go in when choosing your own. 

  • Breast Feeding with Breast Implants - Is it Possible?

    Like many others, I’ve been under the assumption that breast implants impeded the ability to breastfeed. My mother took this into account when she got her implants in the 1980s, after my little brother had moved on to solid food.  

    Thanks to a lot of scientific improvements since then, and with informative guidance in a recent article by What to Expect(R), I learned that yes, it’s still possible to nourish a newborn with your own breasts, even after augmentation.  

  • How Your Breasts Change Through the Decades

    Our “girls” have quite a journey in life. Starting with our preteen years, we’re begging them to grow, eager to get that first bra – and then, we’re eager to have a bra bigger than our friends. (Never happened for me, alas.) Then, as we have babies, our breasts become more than just bra filler and man magnet – they become a source of sustenance to a tiny person! And we watch them inflate – only to later deflate, followed by sagging, much to our utter dismay. 

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