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Breast

December 4, 2014

Is there a way to tell my own breast tissue from saline breast implants during self examination?

Distinguishing native breast tissue from saline breast implants is a necessary part of breast self-examination. It should be fairly obvious to discern breast from implant. If […]
December 4, 2014

Is there an association between breast augmentation surgery and cancer?

According to multiple studies, there is no association between breast enlargement surgery and breast cancer.
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

What type of implants should I ask my surgeon to use in enlarging my mammaries through breast augmentation surgery?

There are multiple different types of implants available for use in breast enlargement. In addition multiple permutations of the various prosthesis types yield a fairly wide […]
December 4, 2014

What various sizes and shapes do the 410 "gummy bear" silicone gel implants come in?

Moderate Projection (Full Height) Width Height Projection Catalog Number 9.5 cm 10.0 cm 3.4 cm 27-FM 095 10.0 cm 10.5 cm 3.6 cm 27-FM 100 10.5 […]
December 4, 2014

What is a periareolar incision in breast enlargement surgery?

The periareolar incision goes around the nipple. It is less noticeable, smaller than the inframammary incision, and if a lift is required later in time, it […]
December 4, 2014

What Were The Main Reasons For Implant Removal in The Allergan Core Study for Primary Augmentation with INAMED® Silicone Breast Implants?

The Allergan Core Study for Primary Augmentation with INAMED® Silicone Breast Implants showed 77 implant removals performed in 41 primary augmentation patients. 60 of the 77 […]
December 4, 2014

What is implant exposure or breast implant extrusion after breast enlargement surgery with silicone breast implants, what are the consequences, and what is the treatment?

The exact risk percentage may be found for both the Allergan, and the Mentor studies in related questions. The problem most often is the result of […]
December 4, 2014

What are the Spectrum® Postoperatively Adjustable Breast Implants? Particularly the Smooth Round Spectrum® Breast Implants? What are their advantages and disadvantages?

The Spectrum® Postoperatively Adjustable Breast Implants are made only by Mentor. The obvious advantage to the adjustability of such breast implants is the ability to enlarge […]