Archive for the ‘Breast Enlargement’ Category

What You Need to Know About Breast Implants

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgeries performed in the US today. In fact, in 2015 approximately 279,143 procedures were performed in the United States, making it the highest ranking cosmetic surgical procedure performed. Augmentation mammoplasty (breast augmentation) is the surgery of choice for women who want to achieve a youthful breast [...]

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Why Do Women Get Breast Implants?

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Although women have been getting breast implants for decades, a stigma still exists for those who opt to go under the knife. So why is it still the leading plastic surgery procedure in the U.S. today? The answers may seem obvious (low self-esteem, superficial etc.), but you might be surprised. Statistics gathered by the American [...]

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Pre-Expansion Breast Augmentation Triples Amount of Fat Transfer to Breasts

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

According to a report in the March issue of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ (ASPS) Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, a new technique used in the transfer of a patients’ own fat cells for breast augmentation has greatly improved. While conventional methods are limited in the amount of fat that can be injected, a new [...]

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Study Shows Breast Augmentation Improves Quality of Life

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

More great news is surfacing for women with or thinking of receiving breast implants. According to a study in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, women undergoing breast augmentation surgery report substantial improvement in several key areas of quality of life. ASPS [...]

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Poll Shows Breast Implants Lead to Boost in the Bedroom

Monday, February 6th, 2012

In the past ten years, the cosmetic surgery industry has seen a slew of new procedures, products and devices. Some have revolutionized the industry, but many haven’t received such a warm reception from consumers. Although new procedures often yield dubious results, many tried and true surgeries are performed the same way today as they have [...]

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ASPS & FDA Establish Breast Implant Registry

Friday, December 9th, 2011

January 26, 2012 will mark the one-year anniversary of the establishment of the national registry for breast implants. On the heels of breaking news that breast implants were linked to a rare form of lymphoma, known as Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL), the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) collaborated with the FDA to create [...]

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Uneven Breasts and What You Can Do About It

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Did you know that all women have uneven breasts to some extent? That’s right, no two breasts are exactly the same, but the difference in size varies from unnoticeable to very pronounced in some women. Asymmetrical breasts could be genetic or caused by hormonal fluctuations, like one breast tissue beginning to develop earlier than the [...]

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