Allergan removes textured breast implants from market [video]

shaped vs round

Allergan, the maker of Botox, Juvederm and breast implants is removing their textured breast implants from the market. The news was first reported by the NY Times. Keep reading to get the details of why they’re being removed from the market and what it means for you.   Textured breast implants First, this doesn’t apply […]

UPDATE on Breast Implants and ALCL


The FDA recently updated their website in regards to anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) and its association with breast implants. You can read a previous post on the topic here. So here’s the update.   The latest from the FDA in regards to ALCL   According to the FDA, “Anaplastic large cell lymphome (ALCL) is […]

How strong are silicone breast implants? [video]

shaped vs round

Silicone breast implants received a lot of bad press over the last few decades. The first few generations had thin shells filled with liquid silicone. The current fifth generation implants are stronger than ever.   What’s changed with silicone breast implants? With new technological advancements, liquid silicone has transformed into silicone gel. This is due […]

Postop recovery after breast augmentation

shaped breast implant

So you’re considering a boob job! Here are a few things to keep in mind regarding postop recovery after breast augmentation. Even though it’s a cosmetic, elective procedure, it’s still real surgery and needs to be “treated with respect.”   Postop recovery after breast augmentation: things to know Breast augmentation is an outpatient procedure so […]

Breast Implants vs Fat Injections to the Breast

fat injections to the breast

As society continues to demand that everything be ‘natural,’ it would make sense to shift from breast implants to fat injections to the breast for breast augmentation as well. Is it that simple? Can we substitute saline or silicone breast implants with your own natural fat and get the same results? A few years ago, […]

Breast Augmentation with Round Implants on Snapchat [video]

In this post, we were all about shaped breast implants. But let’s not forget about their older, more seasoned “sister” – the round breast implant. The round implant is still the most common implant used in breast augmentation and will be for the foreseeable future. Interestingly, most patients come in for their consult asking for […]

Bustin’ out with shaped breast implants! [video]

Here in the United States, the most common type of breast augmentation is performed with round implants…but shaped breast implants are catching up! Regardless of what implant you choose, the same risks apply as you can read in this post. So the question is, why are more women choosing shaped breast implants? They tend to […]

Breast Augmentation with Shaped Implants [video]

Here is our latest GoPro surgical video for breast augmentation. Maybe you saw this post and video that discuss three potential risks of breast augmentation surgery, today’s post and video demonstrate the latest in “gummy bear” technology with the shaped breast implant. The shaped breast implant has a tear drop shape that provides a more natural […]

Breast Augmentation: Pricing and Before and After Photos

In case you’re looking for more breast augmentation before and after photos, you can check out these below and also here. All implants are silicone, under the muscle and placed through an incision within the crease underneath the breast. The main differences are size and shape of implant (round vs shaped).   While all of […]

Don’t believe the size tag on your bra!

If I had a nickel for every time a patient asked me what bra size they would be after their breast augmentation surgery, I’d probably have about $250 (you can do the math)! The problem has always been and will continue to be that bra sizes are different between manufacturers so I can’t tell them […]

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