Breast Augmentation (Breast Implants) Articles

Barry L Eppley, M.D., D.M.D., Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Co-Founder of Ology Spas in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Eppley received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Washington University in St. Louis as well as a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Eppley completed training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis as well as in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Indiana University in Indianapolis. Dr. Eppley is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the International Medical Spa Association.

13.8 million cosmetic procedures were completed in 2011. Cosmetic procedures are more popular than ever - for both men and women!

Dr. Arnold Breitbart is accomplished in the wide spectrum of plastic surgery. From his offices in Manhattan and Long Island, he provides renowned cosmetic surgery services to patients seeking abdominoplasty, Liposuction, breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, face lift, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, gynecomastia surgery, and other body contouring procedures. He also offers non-invasive treatments such as Restylane®, Perlane®, BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM™ Injectable Gel, and Radiesse® injections.

Even though the breast augmentation procedure is still one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the United States, it is not without its fair share of complications. Some patients experience a very high level of pain from muscle spasms right around the implant and chest muscles. A new technique using Botox during the breast augmentation procedure can help to reduce some of this pain. It’s known as “Botox-assisted” breast augmentation because the surgeon injects Botox into the muscle at some point during the procedure.

Dr. William Rosenblatt, Director of Lenox Hill Plastic Surgery Center, is now using Exparel, a new local anesthetic formulation that can provide 2 to 3 days of pain-free tummy tuck recovery or "Mommy Makeover."

The main goal of having a breast augmentation procedure is to increase the size of the breasts. For a woman, the size of her breasts is a matter of high priority. Some women feel self-conscious or defeated with an unusually flat chest. Professional entertainers such as actresses and models want to enhance their breast size to allure to their viewers.

Individual surgeons have different philosophies in their approach to cosmetic plastic surgery. We have all seen surgical results that look obviously operated and sometimes distorted. Dr. Samuel aims to achieve a surgical result that looks as natural as possible. This is especially important in nasal surgery and rejuvenative facial surgery but is a principal which should be observed throughout the plastic surgery field.

Dr. Christopher J. Assad, a plastic surgeon certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, received his formal plastic surgery training at the University of Western Ontario. Following his residency, he underwent more specialized training in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery at the Ft. Lauderdale campus of the Cleveland Clinic, where he learned the latest techniques in one of the hotbeds of cosmetic surgery in North America - Florida.

Breast reconstruction is different for one individual to another. It is very important to understand the expectation of this procedure and the realistic goals for restoring your image. It is important that you feel ready for the emotional adjustment involved in breast reconstruction. It may take some time to accept the results of breast reconstruction surgery.

Dr. Carol Ann Coolidge has dedicated her career to helping women and men achieve their desired shape. A surgeon since 1992, Dr. Coolidge (formerly Dr. Clark) has performed thousands of procedures-from cosmetic enhancement of breasts and bodies, to reconstructive surgery of trauma patients.
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