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  • Breast Symmetry Procedures - What to Expect

    Almost all women have some degree of asymmetrical breasts, but some women have a significant unevenness in breast shape and size; this can be corrected with a breast augmentation or breast reduction procedure. Breast symmetry procedures are performed to restore or reduce the volume or amount of tissues in the breast so that the breasts appear more balanced and the woman can feel more comfortable with her appearance.

  • Is Breast Reconstruction Right For You?

    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.

  • Breast Augmentation Trend - Gummy Bear Implants

    The latest statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) tell us that breast augmentation is the second most popular type of plastic surgery, right behind liposuction. In 2011, 31 percent of all breast augmentation procedures were performed using saline implants while 69 percent were performed with silicone implants. Silicone implants have become widely accepted around the globe, and a newer version – coined ‘gummy bear’ implants – is an emerging trend.

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  • Photo of importance of board certified plastic surgeon LocateADoc

    Is your plastic surgeon keeping you safe? Every year hundreds of thousands of cosmetic surgical procedures are performed, many by board-certified surgeons in accredited hospitals or other medical facilities. However, there are many outpatient locations in which non-specialists not subject to the standards of state and federal regulations execute the same procedures. In such environments, even common procedures such as liposuction can turn deadly without proper protection from risks such as infection.

  • Photo of looking like maleficent plastic surgery LocateADoc

    Have you been dreaming of that fairytale makeover? Well, you’re not alone. The newest trend in plastic surgery inspiration may not be what you expect. Since the release of Disney’s “Maleficent,” the bewitching cheekbones of the black-robed title character, played by Angelina Jolie, have cast a spell over many women wishing to highlight their own facial contours.