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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 – 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…

The Use of Betadine Irrigation in Breast Implant Surgery

  In the surgical placement of breast implants, it is important to prevent bacterial contamination and inoculation of the implant as it is placed into the tissue pocket. Besides the risk of infection, bacteria can create a well known biofilm layer on the implant’s surface which can lead to a far more common complication known Read More…

Case Study – Concurrent Asymmetry Management in Breast Augmentation Surgery

  Background:  Few women have perfectly symmetric breasts. While most women would acknowledge that anatomic fact, most women would prefer to not undergo an aesthetic procedure where their natural asymmetry becomes magnified. But this is exactly what can happen in breast augmentation surgery. Two symmetrically shaped and sized implants will merely enlarge what exists before Read More…

Case Study – Breast Augmentation in Young Asymmetric Breasts

  Background:  The most common patient that seeks breast augmentation is the young female. They understandably seek it because of little breast tissue development in most cases. Their young age and minimal breast tissue growth through their teenage years creates a very pubescent chest appearance. Their small breasts and tight tissue makes them a great Read More…

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