Breast augmentation is one of the best known forms of cosmetic surgery. It also incidentally receives some criticism from the public.
Everyone has heard of silicone implants, but the gummy bear implants are a relatively new addition to the world of breast augmentation. The medical term for gummy bear implants is “cohesive silicone gel implants”. The reason they get the nickname gummy bears after the famous candy bears is due to the fact they hold the mold of their shape like a gummy bear.
Cosmetic Enhancement is not a decision to be taken lightly. When considering cosmetic enhancement, whether surgical or nonsurgical, there is no substitute for safety. Be sure to choose a skilled, well-credentialed doctor you can trust.
There are many obvious benefits to breast augmentation, and as explained by the Gainesville, GA
Aesthetic Center of Gainesville
, breast augmentation “is a common cosmetic procedure that is used to increase the fullness and projection of a woman’s breasts through implants thereby improving the balance in a women’s figure, and enhancing her self-image and self-confidence.”
Holly Madison, one of Playboy's
Girls Next Door
, has always been in the public eye for her body. In 2009, she admited to having her nose altered and her breasts augmented. Today, she is still looking good and a public figure. Could her enhancements have boosted her career?
Fat transfers are a new option in the world of plastic surgery that has gained the attention of both industry experts and potential patients. There are success stories of transferring a patients own fat cells from the thigh or another area where there are an abundance of these cells to the face, breast, buttocks, or other remote area.
Beauty is, for certain, in the eye of the beholder, but how does the background change that view? Plastic surgery is becoming more and more prevalent across the United States. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery recently put out some stats about the popularity of procedures by state. Lets take a look at a few different procedures and see where they are most popular.
The statistics about cosmetic procedures in 2013 have not been announced yet, but industry experts are expecting to see a lot of the same trends from the previous year carry through. In terms of minimally invasive offerings, it seems that popularity will only continue to rise in the coming years as more options become available. Injectable muscle relaxers, soft tissue fillers, chemical peels, laser hair removal, and microdermabrasion were the five most popular services of 2012. When combined, the industry saw a 6% increase in these minimally invasive options.
Outside of our topical blog postings, LocateADoc.com has a
featuring articles researched by our medical writing staff under the guidance of LocateADoc.com's
Medical Advisory Board
. We researched back over 2013 and found the resource articles you made the most popular on LocateADoc.com. No surprise since we are wired visually, our Infographics dominated the list.
Shades of pink surround us this month as everyone works hard to raise awareness for breast cancer and finding a cure. There are so many opportunities to get involved with supporting the fight for breast cancer. Whether you’re a survivor, know a family member impacted by this disease, a shoulder to lean on for a close friend, or just willing to lend a helping hand, there are many ways to make a worthy difference in the fight against breast cancer.
We ventured out online and quickly found a bunch of ways you can get involved. Here are 5 of the best ways you can get involved and help make a difference in raising the awareness of breast cancer helping in the fight: