46 Articles on Breast Augmentation

Silicone and Saline Implants FAQ

As Plastikos Surgery Center is the only clinic in the United States offering both surgical as well as holistic treatment of silicone immune and neurological disorders, we have gathered some of the more frequently asked questions by our patients who are often coming from out of state for treatment. (Courtesy of Julian B. Gordon, M.D.)

The Mentor CPG (Contour Profile Gel) Implant

Known simply as the CPG, Mentor's cohesive gel filled implant is becoming increasingly popular. (Courtesy of Steven Teitelbaum, M.D., F.A.C.S.)

The Latest Buzz About Breast Implants, Part 2

In researching breast augmentation, some women come to a screeching halt when investigating implants, their thoughts punctuated by questions like: What type of implant should I get, silicone gel or saline? Which one is better? Which is safer? (Courtesy of Plastic Surgery Associates of Santa Rosa)


Whether you want to increase the size of your breasts, reduce their size or undergo reconstruction following cancer treatment, Dr. Parkins can help. She offers advanced procedures in breast augmentation, reduction and reconstruction and will work with you to help you achieve your goals. (Courtesy of Belissa Plastic Surgery)

Tuberous (Tubular) Breasts

Women visiting our Santa Rosa plastic surgery office sometimes ask to have their “Snoopy Dog” breasts corrected. A “Snoopy Dog” breast has a narrow base, a large areola, and a nipple that looks down towards the floor. (Courtesy of Plastic Surgery Associates of Santa Rosa)

The Axillary Approach

This breast-augmentation technique performed using saline implants and a blind approach instead of endoscopy is controversial, but its results are excellent. (Courtesy of George J. Bitar, M.D., F.A.C.S.)

The Latest Buzz About Breast Implants, Part 1

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular aesthetic procedures done in the United States, with 300,000 women undergoing the procedure just last year. So why is it so popular and what’s all the buzz in the media about? Are saline implants safer than silicone gel implants or vice versa? How does a patient find out the straight scoop? (Courtesy of Plastic Surgery Associates of Santa Rosa)

Reconstructive Surgery

Through reconstructive surgery, Dr. Levens can treat many different conditions, for patients of all ages and types. Procedures are often performed to minimize the appearance of birth defects, scars, injuries and diseases. View any of the links below for more information about reconstructive surgery in Coral Springs, South Florida. (Courtesy of David J. Levens, M.D., F.A.C.S.)

Breast implants

Breast implants are silicone shells filled with either a saline solution or silicone gel. Silicone breast implants were once banned due to fears of adverse side effects; however, new advances and associated research have dispelled such concerns. (Courtesy of North Fulton Plastic Surgery)

Breast enlargement

Breast enlargement is a popular cosmetic surgery procedure designed to change the size and shape of a womans breasts. This procedure can increase the cup size of your breasts and/or balance an asymmetrical appearance. Also known as augmentation mammaplasty, breast augmentation can also restore fullness to saggy breasts. (Courtesy of Bruce Chau, D.O., F.A.C.O.S.)

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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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