How Soon Can I Exercise After Breast Augmentation?

A lot of women wonder "how soon can I exercise after breast augmentation" and I tell my breast augmentation patients that it usually varies by person. I am a firm believer in early motion and stretching and recommend my breast augmentation patients do this - we do discuss this in our consults, as this varies from patient to patient.  By two days I like for my patients to be able to have their arms above their heads.  Now this doesn't mean I recommend going to the gym two days after to excersise after breast augmentation surgery, I usually recommend them to [...]

By |2017-04-05T17:38:33+00:00December 29th, 2010|Categories: Breast Surgery Procedures, Common Plastic Surgery Questions|

What Is A Chemical Peel?

When our patients schedule a chemical peel, one of their first questions is "What is a chemical peel?" A chemical peel is the use of a chemical solution in order to improve the skin's appearance. It can reduce fine lines under the eyes and around the mouth, correct uneven skin pigmentation, possibly remove pre-cancerous skin growths, and soften acne or treat the scars caused by acne. There are numerous different types and strengths of peels that can be used determine by your needs and wants. We usually tell our patients who are interested in chemical peels to "baby" their faces for a [...]

By |2016-01-20T00:11:46+00:00December 27th, 2010|Categories: Cosmetic Treatments|

How Long Can You Keep The Same Implants In?

So, you wonder how long can you keep the same implants in after you've gotten a breast augmentation surgical procedure? I always tell my patients as long as you are happy with them and there are no signs of a ruptures you do not need to change implants.  As time goes on, with most breast implants, there will probably be a higher rate of rupture.  There has been a study showing that a lot of women have surgery on their breasts within ten years however this was for multiple reasons including change the size or type of breast implant, lifting the breast or [...]

By |2016-01-20T00:12:44+00:00December 26th, 2010|Categories: Breast Surgery Procedures, Common Plastic Surgery Questions|

Choosing the Right Implant Size

From the breast-enhancing exercises practiced by tween girls, to the buxom cover girls and actresses plastered all over magazines, television and the Internet, it is no wonder why so many women and men are obsessed with breast size. With that in mind, it makes sense that many women opt for breast augmentation surgery each year. But once you have decided on this plastic surgery procedure, how do you decide what size implant is best for you? Is bigger always better? These are some of the most important questions to answer when you are having breast enhancement surgery (also called augmentation [...]

By |2017-04-05T17:38:33+00:00December 24th, 2010|Categories: Breast Surgery Procedures, Common Plastic Surgery Questions|
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