Can breast implants improve your sex life?

Most women, at one time or another, wonder what it would be like to have breast implants. Realself.com went one better. They asked, “Do breast implants improve a woman’s sex life?” To get answers, they took a survey of women who had breast implants or lifts. Here is what they found: • Sixty-one percent of… Read More »

Treatment of Capsular Contracture

We know that breast capsular contracture is a thickening and shrinkage of the scar tissue that surrounds all breast implants. This shrinkage causes the breast implant to become compressed, hard and misshapen. Conservative Treatment: This is non-operative treatment. The patient is advised to push the breast implant in an effort to stretch out the shrinking… Read More »

Cosmetic Surgery Statistics for 2008

Here are some interesting facts as reported by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. I am a member of this society. From 2007-2008, there was over a 12 percent decrease in the total number of cosmetic procedures. Surgical procedures decreased by 15 percent, and nonsurgical procedures decreased by almost 12 percent. The top five… Read More »

Why I prefer the peri-areola incision choice

1. The scar is usually better. It is camouflaged at the brown to regular skin color junction. It hardly ever becomes keloid. I have seen the incision under the breast get keloid more often. The incision under the breast is in plain skin and therefore shows more clearly – at least until it fully matures,… Read More »