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  • Botox Injections Reduce Pain in Immediate Post- Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction Using Expanders

    Botulinum toxin A injections (including Botox, Dysport and Xeomin) have been the #1 nonsurgical procedure nationwide since 2000. In 2014, more than three million botulinum toxin procedures were performed. The injectable is known for temporarily reducing muscle mobility for either aesthetic or functional purposes and is a popular go-to choice for anyone seeking to address early signs of aging. 

  • The IDEAL Implant Gives Women More Options for Breast Augmentation

    The IDEAL implant was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), offering women another breast implant option. In 2014, breast augmentation was one of the top five surgical procedures performed; 80% of breast implants used were silicone and 20% were saline.  

  • Need a Lift? 4 Techniques for the Perfect Breast Lift

    Let’s be real with each other: there may come a point where our tatas’ perkiness itself bids us ta ta. And what if you don’t necessarily need more volume? When implants are extraneous, but your girls need a little lift, a mastopexy (breast lift) may be exactly what you need to feel good about your bust. Should you do it at the first sign of sagginess or wait until after you have kids? Who should and should not have this procedure done? We caught up with board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. 

  • Symptoms and Treatment Options for Tuberous Breasts

    Tuberous breasts are a congenital malformation of the breasts characterized by an irregular shape. This condition manifests during puberty breast development. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Heather Furnas explains symptoms of tuberous breasts and the treatment options to correct them. 

  • 3 Reasons You Should Schedule a 10 Year Reunion with Your Breast Surgeon

    When was the last time you spoke to your plastic surgeon? We’re not offended that you don’t call us as frequently as your primary care physician, but we too have a stake in your physical well-being and long-term results. 

    For breast augmentation patients, it’s especially important that you make your surgeon aware of any changes to the look, feel, or quality of your breast implants as the years pass by — and scheduling a “10-year reunion” with your breast surgeon is a great way to do it. Here are a few reasons why: 

    1. A Lot Can Happen in 10 Years 

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