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 Augmentation

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 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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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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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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