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Breast

December 4, 2014

Is delayed wound healing common after breast enlargement surgery?

Delayed wound healing is not very common after breast enlargement surgery. Because the incisions are relatively small, and with proper technique the breast tissue is not […]
December 4, 2014

Is it safe to breastfeed my child after silicone breast enlargement surgery?

After the scare tactics of certain aspiring stars in the media had been worn thin by legitimate studies, it became clear that breast feeding after silicone […]
December 4, 2014

Is there an association between breast augmentation surgery and connective tissue disease?

Pseudoscientific “studies” reported on cases of connective tissue disease supposedly associated with breast implant use in breast augmentation surgery. No study to date has ever demonstrated […]
December 4, 2014

What is palpable or visible breast implant rippling after breast augmentation surgery, what are the consequences, and what is the treatment?

Breast implants have fold flaws. Because of the consistency of silicone gel, and predetermined, and optimal filling, the flaws may be less pronounced in such breast […]
December 4, 2014

Should I have a mammogram prior to have breast augmentation surgery?

There are guidelines for routine screening mammography established by the National Cancer Institute. The factors that are very important in determining the appropriate age for a […]
December 4, 2014

Is breast augmentation surgery the only surgery I will ever need to enhance my breasts?

The need for additional surgery after primary breast augmentation surgery is high, on order of 1 in 5 to 1 in 4 patients. Multiple factors account […]
December 4, 2014

How can breast implants change the shape of my breasts?

Breast implants are designed to increase the size of the breasts into which they are implanted. The way in which breast shape changes is dictated by […]
December 4, 2014

Is there an asociation between silicone breast implants and connective tissue disease?

Pseudoscientific “studies” reported on cases of connective tissue disease supposedly associated with breast implant use in breast augmentation surgery. No study to date has ever demonstrated […]
December 4, 2014

Is breast tissue or skin flap death (necrosis) common after breast augmentation surgery?

Necrosis of breast tissue or soft tissues and skin is very unusual after breast augmentation only, it is much more likely in the case of a […]