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
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
It is best and recommended to avoid getting your heart rate or blood pressure up too high after breast augmentation surgery to avoid complications. A bleeding complication may occur at late as 14 days to 3 weeks after breast augmentation surgery. So it is the
It is best to not have to be the primary care taker of small children for at least 2-5 days after breast augmentation. Picking up a child will not hurt the result but may cause an increase in the pain that a woman experiences when the chest muscles