Breast

December 4, 2014

I not happy with the size of my breasts, but I do not want breast enlargement surgery. What are my options?

There are three non-surgical options available to women who do not wish to undergo breast augmentation surgery. The first is to do nothing and concede to […]
December 4, 2014

What is closed capsulotomy?

The inside scar that forms around a breast implant, whether silicone or saline, can compress that implant and make it look and feel very unnatural. Years […]
December 4, 2014

Why is the cohesive "gummy bear" implant being investigated?

FDA regulations mandate that all new devices be subjected to rigorous clinical trials to determine their safety regardless of how safe they may be thought, or […]
December 4, 2014

What is an inframammary incision with respect to breast augmentation?

The inframammary approach to breast augmentation surgery allows your plastic surgeon the greatest visibility while dissecting an implant pocket, and as such, allows greater precision and […]
December 4, 2014

What are the various silicone implants available from Mentor?

Style Surface Shape Profile Volume 350-7100BC/7800BC Smooth Round Moderate 100-800 cc 354-1007/8007 Textured Round Moderate 100-800 cc 350-1001BC/8001BC Smooth Round Moderate+ 100-800 cc 354-1001/8001 Textured Round […]
December 4, 2014

What can I expect in the post-operative period following breast enlargement surgery?

The following information is given to Dr. Gerzenshtein’s patients before surgery to inform them of a typical course after breast augmentation. Your plastic surgeon may have […]
December 4, 2014

What is the difference between silicone and saline filled breast implants?

The difference between the two types of implants is obvious. Silicone breast prostheses are filled with a silicone, while saline breast implants are filled with saline. […]
December 4, 2014

Is seroma (fluid accumulation as your body attempts to fill a potential space) common after breast enlargement surgery with silicone breast implants, what are the consequences, and what is the treatme

In breast augmentation surgery, a space is created under the soft tissues of the chest wall. This is the space where the breast implant is placed. […]
December 4, 2014

Should I have breast augmentation using textured or smooth breast implants?

There are advantages and disadvantages to using each type of implant for both the surgeon and the patient. Let’s address the concerns of the patient and […]