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2014-01-17 FDA ALLOWS SILICONE BREAST IMPLANTS BACK ON MARKET

The FDA is allowing silicone breast implants to be sold again, 14 years after they were removed from the market by the same agency over questions of safety.
The approved silicone implants are made by two companies, Inamed Aesthetics, now a part of Allergan, and Mentor.

You can locate a Plastic Surgeon in your area, browse through the photo gallery, learn about breast implants, get prepared for that first consultation with a Plastic Surgeon. Information on costs and financing is available as well, all just a click away!

Breastdoctors.com offers you a complete coverage on all aspects of Breast Augmentation Surgery . Once you decided that plastic surgery is a viable option to enhance your body, Breastdoctors.com is the site where you will find valuable information on every aspect of Breast Surgery Procedures. We are dedicated to providing timely and relevant Plastic Surgery news and data on every aspect of:

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One of the most important features that a lot of visitors have found to be of extreme help is our “Interactive Model.”. This section will allow you to view in advance how different size Breast Augmentation Implants would look like in your body type.

You can also find the right Plastic Surgeon in your area, or research different Plastic Surgeons’ specialties (whether they perform Breast Enhancement AugmentationBreast Lifts and/or Breast Reconstruction. Our search tool will allow you to search Plastic Surgeons by before and after photos as well.

You can read about Implants, what they look like, how they feel and all the risks you take once you decide that Breast Enlargement Augmentation Surgery is right for you. Find out more about Silicone Implants Augmentation, whether they are safe, and if you are a right candidate for these types of Implants.

Pain is one of the big determinants in deciding whether to undergo a Breast Enlargements Augmentation, or any type of Breast Surgery procedure, that’s why we dedicated a whole section on Pain Control. There are several options to minimize pain when having any type of Cosmetic Surgery. A little pump is the latest innovation in reducing post- operative pain when undergoing Breast Augmentations, or Lift combined with a Breast Implants Augmentation Surgery.
Long term results: Subsequent alterations in breast shape may occur as the result of aging, weight loss or gain, pregnancy, or other circumstances not related to augmentation mammaplasty. Breast sagginess may normally occur.
After the FDA banned the use of silicone breast implants for all patients, with the exception of certain candidates, (underlined in the section discussing silicone implants), the introduction of saline implants to the market stood out as a viable, safer alternative, according to the FDA. There are however certain risks associated with Breast Augmentation Augmentations Implants that is important for you the patient to be informed of. The most common complications are capsule contracture, hematoma

Breast Implants Augmentation, mammaplasty, is a cosmetic procedure that uses implants to enlarge and shape the breasts. Breasts augmentation will make your breasts bigger, it will not improve nipple asymmetry, nor move the breasts together nor lift droopy breasts. If you have droopy breasts, you might consider a breast lift or mastopexy. Breast Augmentation is a procedure that can help patients that had babies, that want to look fuller, or for patients that after breast reconstruction want to look natural again.
The surgery takes anywhere from 35 minutes to 5 hours. The Plastic Surgeon will discuss with you the placement of the implant, and where to locate the incision. These two points are of extreme importance, you as well as your doctor can agree on the pros and cons of the different choices, and which would be the right one for your particular case. Breast Augmentation is the most popular of breast surgery procedures. 

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2014-01-11 More Information about Breast Augmentation
More Information about Breast Augmentation

Mammography: Breast implants may make mammography more difficult and may obscure the detection of breast cancer. Implant rupture can occur from breast compression during mammography. Inform your mammography technologist of the presence of breast implants so that appropriate mammogram studies may be obtained.

Patients with capsular contracture may find mammogram techniques painful and the difficulty of breast imaging will increase with the extent of contracture. Ultrasound, specialized mammography and MRI studies may be of benefit to evaluate breast lumps and the condition of the implant(s). ).


Because more x-ray views are necessary with specialized mammography techniques, women with breast implants will receive more radiation than women without implants who receive a normal exam. However, the benefit of the mammogram in finding cancer outweighs the risk of additional x-rays.


Patients may wish to undergo a preoperative mammogram and another one after implantation to establish a baseline view of their breast tissue.


2014-01-11

BREAST AUGMENTATION

Every surgical procedure involves a certain amount of risk and it is important that you understand the risks involved with augmentation mammaplasty. Additional information concerning breast implants may be obtained from the FDA, package-insert sheets supplied by the implant manufacturer, or other information pamphlets required by individual state laws.

An individual's choice to undergo a surgical procedure is based on the comparison of the risk to potential benefit. Although the majority of women do not experience the following complications, you should discuss each of them with your plastic surgeon to make sure you understand the risks, potential complications, and consequences of breast augmentation. Problems associated with breast implants can be inherent to this type of implanted medical device or relate to complications of a surgical procedure. Additional advisory information regarding this subject should be reviewed by patients considering surgery that involves breast implants.

While every patient experiences her own individual risks and benefits following breast implant surgery, clinical data suggests that most women will be satisfied with the outcome of breast implant surgery despite the occurrence of problems inherent with breast implant surgery.

2014-01-11 Breast Augmentation

BREAST AUGMENTATION

A good cosmetic surgeon who performs breast enlargement using saline implants should provide the patient breast implant information and other detailed implant info.  It is suggested that the patient request plastic surgery photos and plastic surgery pictures.  Ask the cosmetic surgeon to show you samples of saline implants, plastic surgery photos, plastic surgery pictures. Prior to any breast enhancement surgery and breast implants surgery ask to preview the cosmetic surgeons breast implant photos. Breastdoctors.com has before and after pictures of qualified plastic surgeons. We also provide procedure information, on removal , remove, and we provide education to our visitors.
 

2014-01-05 Teenagers are opting for plastic surgery.

The amount of plastic surgery procedures performed on teenagers is increasing, and the number of breast augmentation performed on teenagers has quadrupled in the past five years read more about plastic surgery


2014-01-05 Breast augmentation surgeries are increasing.

Breast augmentation has increased by 476% since 1992, the largest increase in plastic surgery procedures read more about breast augmentation 


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Everything you need to know about implants! Make an informed decision on the type of implant that is right for your breast augmentation surgery. Learn more about incisions, implant placement, and what to expect from a breast enhancement procedure read more about breast implants 


Textured breast augmentation implants by Mentor

These implants were developed to reduced the chance of capsular contracture and promote tissue adherence read more about breast implants


Breast Augmentation Silicone-filled breast implants By Mentor

Plastic Surgery Societies Applaud the FDA’s Decision to Approve Silicone Breast Implants
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the two largest plastic surgery membership organizations, applaud the FDA’s decision today to approve Allergan Corp. and Mentor Corp.'s silicone breast implants and return these devices to the U.S. market. This decision comes 14 years after the FDA restricted access to the silicone implants because of safety concerns.


 
 
 
 

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