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Breast Implant Illness

In recent years, several women have reported that their breast implants were making them very ill. Many have taken to online groups devoted to exposing what they call breast implant illness. A small, but vocal, group of plastic surgeons believes that the concerns over breast implant illness (BII) are merited, at least in some cases. However, major plastic surgery organizations…

Breast Augmentation Surgery

What is a breast augmentation? A breast augmentation is a surgical procedure performed to increase the size and volume of the breasts, either by inserting implants under the breast tissue, or by grafting fat harvested from other parts of the body into the breast tissue, itself. Breast augmentation with breast implants is by far the most popular method. Is it…

breast implant removal

What is breast implant removal surgery? Breast implant removal or explant surgery, is a procedure to remove old, damaged or unwanted breast implants. The procedure is common, with nearly 20 percent of women who receive breast implants having them removed within 8 to 10 years. According to data from the American Society Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), about 28,000 explantation surgeries were performed…

Breast Implants For Bikini Figure Competition

Breast implants within the bodybuilding, physique, figure and bikini divisions are widely accepted and very common. Choosing to have your implants placed above the muscle will have the least impact on your ability to train, but also results in a less natural look. Choosing to have your implants placed below the muscle severely limits your ability to ever truly develop…

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Since the first silicone breast implant surgery was first performed on a young Texas housewife in 1962, millions of women have opted to increase the size of their breasts. Breast augmentation surgery allows women to augment their cup size, and as a result, enjoy feeling feminine and empowered in their bodies. Updated, August 2017 What You Should Know Before Undergoing Breast…

Smoking and surgery

Regular smoking combined with anesthesia can be life-threatening. Smoking after surgery may negatively impact healing and leave you with scars. Your health begins to improve just hours after you’ve smoked your last cigarette. It’s no secret that smoking is bad for you, but smoking prior to surgery can be deadly. In fact, many surgeons refuse to operate on smokers or…

fat transfer lipo

Fat transfer is a procedure designed to restore lost volume and reverse the signs of aging. One of the added bonuses of a fat graft is that as you're enhancing the look of one part of your body, you're also removing unwanted fat from another. In this guide we cover everything you need to know about this increasingly popular plastic…

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Buttock contouring surgery -- or butt lift for short -- is a relatively new procedure in the world of cosmetic surgery, yet recently released statistics show that its popularity is on the rise. This guide details the various surgical procedures performed to enhance the volume and shape of the buttocks. The Anatomy of the Buttocks Men and women alike want attractive…

Plastic Surgery Clinical Trial

Clinical trials are critical to shaping the future of healthcare and aesthetic medecine. But that doesn't mean they're your ticket to a free plastic surgery makeover. We spoke to four doctors about the risks and benefits of volunteering to test new cosmetic procedures. What Is a Clinical Trial? A clinical trial is a study in which researchers evaluate people who…

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