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Understanding the Breast Implant Animation Deformity

  The placement of breast implants can be done either above or below the pectorals muscle. There are advantages and disadvantages to either implant pocket location and each patient must consider these carefully as either approach can be done in any patient. Placing the implant below the muscle, known as subpectoral placement, is more universally Read More…

Case Study – Breast Settling after Transaxillary Breast Augmentation

Background: There are four access incisions in which to place breast implants. (inframammary, areolar, axillary and umbilical) Each has their own advantages and disadvantages as well as surgical advocates and opponents. Such a varied number of approaches indicates that neither one is perfect and each can potentially work well with good technique. The axillary or Read More…

Case Study – Correction of Inverted Nipples by Breast Augmentation

  Background:  Mant types of aesthetic breast ‘deformities’ present in the breast augmentation patient. Issues such as breast asymmetry, sagging, wide sternal spacing, lateralization of the breast round and horizontal nipple asymmetries are the most common. Each present their own challenges and potential aesthetic distractions from an ideal breast augmentation result. One potential aesthetic nipple Read More…

Asian Breast Augmentation Outcomes Using the Inframammary Incision

  At its most basic level breast augmentation is really the same in every woman when it comes to implant options and pocket locations. While all women have various concerns about the choice of implant insertion incisions, in certain ethnicities this concern may be magnified. Such is often the case in women of increased skin Read More…

Case Study – The Effect of Breast Implants in Pseudoptosis and Grade 1 Ptosis

  Background: Besides asymmetry the most adverse breast shape encountered in the preoperative breast augmentation patient is sagging. More medically known as ptosis this poses numerous issues including whether augmentation will improve or worsen teh sagging as well as overcoming the patient’s expectations, often erroneous, that implants will lift sagging  breasts Breast sagging comes in Read More…

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