Nearly everyday that I meet with women for breast augmentation consultations I am asked about which breast implant size will make them a ‘full C’ or ‘full C-small D’. These women are intelligent and have been doing their ‘homework’ on the internet trying to determine which breast implant size they need to go with. They are also concerned about shape, … Read More
Every so often I will have a previous breast augmentation patient contact me with concerns about a new pregnancy. They are typically apprehensive about what will happen to their breasts because of the weight gain and the hormones associated with the pregnancy and after delivery, when the milk comes in. The only answer that I can give them with certainty … Read More
Over the past 20 years, I have had several thousand breast augmentation consultations and have been fortunate enough to have operated on most of these women. A common question that I am asked is why or why I do not use different incisions. Or why do I have a preference for one. Most of my patients are well informed and … Read More
Breast Augmentation Virginia.com has been completly redone. The entire website has a new look, better functionality and more information. This is a work in progress and the pages will continue to be edited and improved upon. There are more breast augmentation pictures on the pages and in the before and after photo library. There is information about breast implant removal, … Read More
It is best to not drive after breast augmentation until after a woman feels that she has good range of motion without tenderness. It is safest to be sure that turning the steering wheel quickly does not cause any pain. Flinching while trying to turn the steering wheel could have life
Anesthesia is a complicated subject. Anesthesia is used locally in the breast tissues themselves and throughout the body using other drugs. When the drugs are administered through the IV (the vein), most people think that this is ‘IV sedation’ and not a ‘general’ anesthesia. Technically speaking,
It depends on the size of the breast implants, the woman’s body, and the plastic surgeon’s technique. It is safe to say that most implants will settle by 3-6 months, some as early as one month but others rarely as late as one year.
Yes, mammograms are possible and recommended for all women over 40. Breast implants do not prevent mammograms. It is recommended to be sure and ask the mammorgrapher if they have experience in peforming mammograms on women with breast implants.
Breast implants do not effect the breast feeding, a woman may or may not be able to effectively breast feed. Breast Implants do not
As long as the incision area is covered and protected from the sun’s rays or the tanning bed’s energy, you may resume tanning at your leisure. It is best not to intensely tan two weeks BEFORE
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