Cypress Office
Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
9899 Towne Lake Parkway, Suite 100
Cypress, Texas 77433
Phone: (713) 799-2278

Houston Office
Basu Aesthetics + Plastic Surgery: C. Bob Basu, MD
1200 Binz Street, Suite 950
Houston, Texas 77004
Phone: (713) 799-2278

Category Archives: Breast Surgery

Dr. Basu Explains What to Expect if you get your implants removed

No longer in love with your augmentation? What to expect if you get your breast implants removed

Breast augmentation surgery has helped millions of women feel more confident. However, every year, a number of women choose to have their breast implants removed in a procedure called breast implant removal, or explantation. Chrissy Teigen was a high-profile example earlier this year, removing her implants for a very common reason: she simply no longer …

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Can my Breasts Get Bigger After a Breast Reduction?

People who are interested in surgically reducing their breast size often ask us “can my breasts get bigger after a breast reduction?” It’s natural to be hesitant about choosing to undergo surgery without knowing if the results will be long-lasting. Let’s look at how a breast reduction works, which will help us address the possibility …

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Breast Implant Illness

Breast implant illness is not a specific illness, but is a term used to cover a broad range of illnesses and syndromes that were, at one time, believed to be associated with implants. In fact, there is very little evidence that this was factual, and no medical reason has been found to support this claim, …

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Best Sleep and Massage Practices After Breast Augmentation

Best Sleep and Massage Practices After Breast Augmentation

After you’ve had breast surgery, you’ll need to take good care of yourself and carefully follow your doctor’s post-op instructions. For example, I counsel women who receive breast augmentation at my Cypress plastic surgery center that sleeping in the right position and properly massaging the breasts helps ensure a smooth recovery and promote the beautiful …

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Top 5 Reasons for Surgical Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation remains the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States, and women decide to get their breasts done for a variety of different reasons. While each breast augmentation done in Houston is unique, I see many commonalities between them. Let's explore the most common reasons women choose to have this surgery. Asymmetry: Most women …

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3 Breast Implant Profiles & How to Pick the Right One

When planning a breast augmentation, there’s more to consider than simply the size. Did you know there are three different breast implant profiles? The profile you choose will affect how large the implant appears to be – the same volume implant can look very different in each of the profiles, meaning it is important to …

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The Importance of BRA Day (Breast Reconstruction Awareness)

Many people are already aware that the month of October is devoted to breast cancer awareness and the importance of early detection of breast cancer. However, a surprising number of women who have been diagnosed and treated for breast cancer are not aware of their breast reconstruction options after their cancer treatment. That is why …

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How an Internal Bra Can Boost Your Breast Lift Results

If you’re one of the countless women who has sagging breasts, blame it on gravity. This natural phenomenon is the ultimate scapegoat for drooping breasts that have lost their perkiness and youthful bounce. Of course, pregnancy, breastfeeding and the aging process all play a role in breasts appearing deflated or sitting lower on the chest. …

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3 Trends in Breast Enhancement Procedures

Breast augmentation is a fluid art, and preferences and techniques are continuously shifting. As styles change and innovations in medical technology open more doors, we see new trends emerging in the world of breast enhancement. Let’s take a look at three current breast enhancement procedures that are popular right now. 1. Smaller-Sized Breast Implants Growing …

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Natural Ways to Perk Your Breasts

All women experience some degree of breast sag over time. Pregnancy and breastfeeding cause changes in the size and shape of a woman’s breasts, while weight fluctuations and just the simple passing of time can loosen the breast skin, leading to breast sag. While these factors are inevitable, there are a few everyday habits that …

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Bra Shopping Tips after Breast Augmentation

Are you excited about having fuller breasts, but not sure what to expect from bra shopping with your new curves? The pros? Passing up all of those padded bras that you used to need to give you that va-va-voom factor. Cons? Not having a frame of reference on what size to shop for and what …

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Are Women with Breast Implants Happier?

Women with breast implants are happier and have more sexual satisfaction, according to a recent study. The study, published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), also found that older women may be less satisfied with their breast augmentation results. This data was pulled from …

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What is the recovery for a Mommy Makeover?

It is very common for mommy makeovers to include both breast and tummy procedures. After surgery, your pain should be well managed with 1-2 oral pain pills every 4-6 hours if needed. All my mommy makeover patients are ambulating a few hours after surgery (of course walking flexed at their waist given the tummy tuck).  …

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Breast Implants and Risk of ALCL

Dr. Basu recently answered a question on realself.com about the recent news of ALCL risk with breast implants. His answer said the following: Earlier today, the FDA released a safety document on a possible association between breast implants (saline and silicone) and a very rare form of lymphoma – anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). While …

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Critics Revist Heidi Montag Plastic Surgery Obsession Following Surgeon’s Death

After celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Frank Ryan was in a deadly car crash last August, scrutiny of his controversial and widely publicized cosmetic surgery work on reality TV star Heidi Montag has re-ignited all over popular media. The most widely criticized aspect of the 10-procedure surgical makeover Dr. Ryan performed on Montag wasn’t the pair …

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Buyer Beware: Dangerous Discount Cosmetic Procedures

Two cautionary tales illustrating the dangers of seeking discount cosmetic surgery and injectable treatments have recently surfaced in the media, reminding consumers that when prices seem too good to be true, they probably are. Plastic surgery performed by non-plastic surgeons The first story, featured by CBS Atlanta, described the near-fatal experience of Kenyatta Brown, an …

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