46 Articles on Breast Augmentation

3-D Computer Simulation of Augmentation Results

Every woman considering breast augmentation shares the same concern: How do I choose an implant that's the right size for me? (Courtesy of Steven Teitelbaum, M.D., F.A.C.S.)

Breast Procedures

One of the most frequently performed cosmetic surgery procedures in the U.S., breast augmentation can give women with small or unevenly sized breasts a fuller, firmer, better-proportioned look through the placement of implants in the breast. (Courtesy of Michael S. Meininger, M.D.)

Read Carefully Before Your Consultation

Decisions about implant type, size, incision, and pocket location will have a permanent effect on your breasts. Too often these decisions are based upon "patient choice" or "surgeon preference," rather than the conclusions of the best scientific articles. (Courtesy of Steven Teitelbaum, M.D., F.A.C.S.)

Breast Reconstruction

Losing a breast to cancer or a precancerous disease can be an emotionally traumatic experience. As Plastic Surgeons one of our most rewarding areas of reconstruction is that of the breast. Breast reconstruction restores balance, beauty and harmony to the female form. (Courtesy of Julian B. Gordon, M.D.)

'Keeping Up' With Celebs a Bad Idea, Plastic Surgeon Says

People have been infatuated with celebrities' good looks since the beginning of Hollywood. But in an age when a nip and a tuck are becoming as common as a visit to the dentist, there is such a thing as taking your admiration too far. (Courtesy of Michael A. Fiorillo, M.D.)

A New Breast

A practical method that can provide patients with natural-looking results as well as offer surgeons reduced time in the OR. (Courtesy of George J. Bitar, M.D., F.A.C.S.)

Breast Implants: Silicone or Saline?

The FDA has recently approved the cohesive gel silicone breast implants. I have experience with both silicone and saline breast implant operations, and have written a research article on silicone breast implant rupture clean-up. I prefer saline to silicone implants for many reasons. (Courtesy of George J. Bitar, M.D., F.A.C.S.)

Philosophy of Breast Augmentation

Dr. Teitelbaum's approach to breast augmentation is a direct result of years of studying, writing, and lecturing on the subject. He'd like to share with you a few of the points that distinguish him from other aesthetic surgeons. (Courtesy of Steven Teitelbaum, M.D., F.A.C.S.)

Umbilical Breast Augmentation

One of the newer methods of breast augmentation is with the umbilical incision. This is also known as trans - umbilical breast augmentation (TUBA). (Courtesy of David Edwin Kim, M.D., F.A.C.S.)

Breast Augmentation-who benefits

Think about the things that make you really happy, like doing your best for yourself and others, or looking and feeling great. For many women, changes made possible through breast augmentation surgery have changed their lives. If you are considering breast enhancement there are many things to consider. (Courtesy of Plastic Surgery Center of Tulsa)

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Questions To Ask Your Doctor

21 Things You Should Ask Your Doctor During Your First Visit

You've scheduled your initial consultation, now what? Be sure to print the following list of 21 questions and take them to your first visit. It's all about being prepared!

Do you generally place the implants above or below the muscle, and why?
How can I minimize pain, recovery time, and scarring with breast augmentation?
What's the best way to determine the size of implant to take my breasts from the size they are to the size I want them to be?
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