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Breast Augmentation FAQ

December 4, 2014

Is the need for additional breast procedures common after breast enlargement surgery?

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

Shaped Vs. Round

This decision depends as much on what the surgeon can accomplish using either the round or the anatomically contoured implants as on which type of implants […]
December 4, 2014

Does baby get exposed to silicone that diffuses from silicone breast implants?

Silicon concentrations in breast milk were not shown to be higher in women with silicone breast implants versus women without silicone breast implants. Silicon is a […]
December 4, 2014

Smooth Vs. Textured

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 […]
December 4, 2014

What is wound dehiscence after breast augmentation surgery, what are the consequences, and what is the treatment?

Wound dehiscence is a disruption of the incision used to access the breast implant pocket in breast enlargement. It may be due to infection, impaired healing, […]
December 4, 2014

What are Siltex® Round Moderate Profile Breast Implant Style 2600? What are their advantages and disadvantages?

As the name suggests the Round Saline Breast Implants are round in shape (not anatomically shaped), have a moderate profile (not too low, and not too […]
December 4, 2014

Is abscess formation common after breast augmentation surgery with silicone breast implants, what are the consequences, and what is the treatment?

Any surgery, in any discipline carries a risk of infection. The risk is calculated based on the degree of contamination for a particular operation. Breast augmentation […]
December 4, 2014

Will I be able to breast feed after breast enlargement surgery?

Breast augmentation surgery should not affect breast feeding. Because breasts gain more projection and substance after enlargement, they are typically easier to hold. Because they protrude […]
December 4, 2014

What other points should I consider when chosing silicone gel-filled breast implants to be used in my breast enlargement?

In addition to all of the possible complications, and unplanned additional surgeries you should also consider the possibility of health insurance premium increases. It may also […]