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 […]
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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
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
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
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.
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
Women seek breast augmentation for a variety of different reasons, and each patient has their own idea of what they want out of this procedure. Many women look to breast augmentation for results that look natural, as if surgery hasn’t taken place. For these patients, the Allergan Natrelle® 410 Highly Cohesive Silicone Gel, or “gummy
With all the talk about better a better recovery time when you have breast implants, like Dr. Epstein’s One Day Recovery™ where you can resume normal activity the afternoon of surgery, it would be easy to think that you could wait until the last minute, have breast augmentation and head to the beach – right?
So you’ve decided to take the first step towards surgical enhancement or rejuvenation. You want to arrange a consultation with a plastic surgeon. How do you begin? How do you make sense of the frequent advertisements and recommendations of others? I would like to give you some guidelines as to how to proceed. Board Certification
Occasionally, during a breast augmentation consultation with me in our Stony Brook plastic surgery practice, a woman expresses concerns about her ability to breastfeed later on, should she wish to do so. With so many women committed to breastfeeding their infants, I want to be certain you have the facts about breast enhancements and future