Blog Category: Breast Surgery

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… click to continue reading

The Importance of BRA Day – Breast Reconstruction Awareness

<img class="size-full wp-image-8714 alignright" src="https://www Find Out More.basuplasticsurgery.com/content/uploads/2016/10/BRA_day.png” alt=”bra_day” width=”209″ height=”261″ />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… click to continue reading

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…. click to continue reading

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… click to continue reading

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… click to continue reading

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… click to continue reading

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… click to continue reading

Saline vs. Silicone Breast Implants: What’s Right for You?

One of the most important decisions a breast augmentation patient must make is the type of implants to have placed. Houston plastic surgeon Bob Basu has compiled a guide to the differences between saline and silicone breast implants and outlined the pros and cons of each type. While you may come into the breast augmentation… click to continue reading

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 singulair 10 mg.   All my mommy makeover patients are ambulating a few hours after surgery (of course walking flexed at their waist given… click to continue reading

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… click to continue reading