All Video News for Breast Surgery

  • 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. 

  • Breast Augmentation: Inserting Implant via Armpit Incision

    Breast augmentation was the second most popular surgical procedure last year with 286,694 procedures performed. The traditional choices for inserting a breast implant are either through the nipple area or the crease under the breasts. 

  • My Breasts are Now Symmetric and I’m More Confident after Undergoing Breast Augmentation

    Kira decided to undergo a breast augmentation because her breasts were asymmetric. Her left breast was smaller than her right; this had an impact on her confidence level especially when trying on bathing suits.” 

    A breast augmentation surgery increases breast size and restores balance using silicone gel implants, saline implants or in some cases, fat transfer. 

  • How Breast Reconstruction Surgery Has Evolved To Improve Cosmetic Outcomes

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Jim Namnoum shares insight on the evolution of breast surgery and how breast reconstruction surgery has advanced –plastic surgeons can now perform surgery without creating a debilitating injury in order to cure a patient of breast cancer. Breast reconstruction includes a variety of surgical procedures performed to restore the form and shape of the breast, following mastectomy or lumpectomy surgery. 

  • Factors That Contribute to a Successful Breast Augmentation Surgery

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Adam Schaffner discusses the tools and techniques for performing a successful breast augmentation procedure. “Breast surgery can be very complex and trying to achieve the results, especially subtle results, is both an art and a science,” notes. Dr. Schaffner. 

  • Six Reasons Why You Might Need a Breast Revision Surgery

    Breast revision surgery increased by 30% from 2013 to 2014 according to ASAPS annual statistics. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Michael Edwards who is based in Las Vegas explains why breast revisions might be necessary despite best efforts and planning. 

  • Breast Augmentation Using Your Body Fat

    For patients looking to enhance their breasts without necessarily enlarging them, fat grafting is an alternative to breast implants. The process involves harvesting fat from different parts of the body and processing it then injecting it into the breast tissue for enlargement, explains Louisiana based plastic surgeon, Dr. Kamran Khoobehi. 

  • What is Breast Capsular Contracture?

    After a breast augmentation procedure with implants, the body forms a protective lining around the implants called a “tissue capsule.” Capsular contracture occurs when the tissue capsule shrinks and starts squeezing the implant. 

  • Visualize Potential Breast Augmentation Results with 3D Imaging

    The Vectra 3D imaging system was primarily used with clinical research studies involving breast surgery revision. It provides physicians with objective information and standard measurements allowing them to see how the volume and shape of the breast changes over time in very precise ways. 

    “The same concept is useful when you are looking at a primary breast augmentation or any other breast surgery,” explains Dr. Richard Baxter, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Mountlake Terrace, WA. 

  • I Look Better in My Clothes after Breast Augmentation

    Maryann decided to undergo a breast augmentation simply because she wanted to look better in her clothes.  

    “I was never ashamed of who I was and how I stood; I just need that extra,” explains Maryann. “The first time I went to the doctor, the information he provide me about the surgery was a little frightening, but through a referral from a friend, I found a board-certified plastic surgeon who was calm and caring in the way he explained the procedure, so I felt good about him and decided to proceed with the surgery,” she added. 

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