Blog Category: Breast Augmentation

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

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

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

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… click to continue reading