Breast Augmentation (Saline Implants) Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Sep
2001

Q&A: Should I consider a breast augmentation via the umbilicus (naval) region and is placement accurate?

Jonathan Berman, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com I am scheduled for a breast augmentation surgery in one week. My surgeon has given me several choices of incision sites--Under the breast, axilla, nipple, or unbilical region. I am very familiar with ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: Can I have breast augmentation if I am 18 years of age and are there payment plans?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com HI, i have very small breasts and after having my son they have shrunk even more i am only 18 and wondering if there are any plastic surgeons willing to do surgery on someone my age. the only good thing ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: Should I consider the umbilical (naval) incision site for breast augmentation and will the breast be place accurately?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I am scheduled for a breast augmentation surgery in one week. My surgeon has given me several choices of incision sites--Under the breast, axilla, nipple, or unbilical region. I am very familiar with ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: What should I do if my breast augmentation resulted in implants that look and feel rippled?

Jonathan Berman, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com I had breast augmentation 2/01. It was planned that I would receive textured implants. After the surgery my Dr. advised me I had too thin of skin for textured. I requested my original breast size of 36D ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: I have implants that give a rippled look. What can I do?

Josh Korman, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com I had breast augmentation 2/01. It was planned that I would receive textured implants. After the surgery my Dr. advised me I had too thin of skin for textured. I requested my original breast size of 36D ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: What should I do if my breast augmentation resulted in implants that look and feel rippled and too large?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I had breast augmentation 2/01. It was planned that I would receive textured implants. After the surgery my Dr. advised me I had too thin of skin for textured. I requested my original breast size of 36D ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: Am I more likely to have nerve damage from breast augmentation via a nipple site incision versus other sites?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I am scheduled for breast augmentation in two weeks, but have some reservations about the incision site (the nipple). Is this site more likely to result in nerve damage? I cannot seem to get a concrete ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: Do breast implants obstruct the ability to identify breast cancer lumps?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com My wife may be interested in breast implants. Her major concern is that her family has a history of breast cancer. Do the implants "get in the way" when detecting a lump? View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: How expensive are the "tear-drop" type of breast implant and are they less dangerous?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com Can you tell me more about the "tear-drop" type breast implants? And how much do they typically cost? Are they less dangerous? Thanks. View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: What has happened if after an air bag deployment one of my breast implants now feels soft and the other remains hard?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com My implants had become encapsulized after ten years. During a recent car accident, the air bag deployed and my left implant is now soft like it was when it was first put in (The right is still hard). ... View full question & answer >>