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Why Go Under the Knife when you don’t have to? And for what, breast implants???

By ttebbetts
June 7, 2015

Most people spend their lives trying to avoid surgery.  So why do so many women seek surgery for something as totally unnecessary as breast implants?  In Dr. Epstein’s practice, we see two types of women who seek breast augmentation.  Both groups have one thing in common, they cannot fix what bothers them about their breasts...  read more


Over vs Under – What does that really mean?

By ttebbetts
May 22, 2015

If you seriously start to discuss breast augmentation with your friends, over vs under is certainly going to come up.  But what does it really mean when you are talking about a breast implant?  Pocket location is one of the key decisions in breast augmentation operative planning.  Choosing the proper pocket location is key to...  read more


Incision Indecision – Which incision is best in Breast Augmentation?

By ttebbetts
May 10, 2015

Boy, have times changed in the incision decision department! When the FDA took the old silicone gels off the market in the 1990′s, we were forced into using nothing but saline implants for over 16 years. Saline implants come to the surgeon empty and are filled through a valve after they are placed (one of...  read more


Breast Augmentation and Cup Size – when should you buy new bras?

By ttebbetts
April 26, 2015

This question came in from a friend of one of our patients who had surgery with another surgeon – not Dr. Epstein, as he would never promise a patient a certain cup size!  He does, however, listen carefully to the patient’s desires, which is often expressed in cup size, but helps them understand that if...  read more


Breast Augmentation and Exercise ~ the One Day Recovery Augmentation ™ Effect

By ttebbetts
April 8, 2015

Deciding to have breast implants means deciding to have surgery.  When you have surgery, there will be a few things that you cannot do as you would usually do for a little while and sometimes there will be things that change forever and therefore your life must change too.  The degree to which your routine...  read more


One Day Recovery Breast Augmentation ™ Defined

By ttebbetts
March 22, 2015

If you allow Google to do your research for you in breast augmentation recovery, you will find many interesting terms when you search for the best recovery in breast augmentation.  Terms like Rapid, Quick, Speedy, Flash all start to surface but when you delve into them, somehow the terms don’t match the actual recovery experience. ...  read more


4 Critical Clinical Decisions in Planning your Breast Augmentation

By ttebbetts
March 15, 2015

There is so much to consider when you first start researching breast implants it can get overwhelming very fast!  So don’t let it!  Knowledge is power – understand your options and choices going into your consultations!  Here’s a quick start guide to the four basic clinical decisions you will have to make with your plastic...  read more


Mommy Makeovers ~ beautiful breasts and sculpted torsos!

By ttebbetts
February 14, 2015

You know how painful childbirth is, right?  It’s why God gave us epidurals!  Anyway, childbirth is one of the toughest things women go through – oh and don’t forget the pregnancy part! – and yet even though it’s painful, we still love our kids and would, and do, d o it again and again!  However,...  read more


One Day Recovery Breast Augmentation - A Real Recovery Experience

By ttebbetts
February 1, 2015

  When something seems too good to be true, it usually is, right?  That is exactly what Dr. Epstein’s patient, Jennifer, thought when she heard about One Day Breast Augmentation Recovery ™ as she was researching the procedure and plastic surgeons.  Everyone she encountered – surgeons and friends – said that the rapid, quick, one...  read more


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