Bravo for BRAVA: A New Breast Enhancement Option

If you're not ready to commit to surgery but would like to find an option for enhancing your breasts beyond a padded bra, BRAVA — a form of augmentation that doesn't involve implants — might be fo
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Flash Recovery Technique: A Cosmetic Surgery Breakthrough

If you want to undergo breast augmentation but can't seem to find enough time to schedule the surgery and account for recovery time as well, you may be a candidate for the flash recovery technique.
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The Keller Funnel May Provide Gentler Implant Surgery Technique

Deciding to undergo a breast augmentation procedure is a big step in a woman’s life. While each woman’s reasons for opting to have the procedure vary, the decision about which method is best s
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Breast Reduction After Breast Enhancement Surgery

Although the most common reason for revision after breast enhancement surgery is because the patient wants a larger sized implant, there are also many patients who find that they would like a smalle
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Who Is a Candidate for Breast Reduction Surgery?

Breast reduction surgery is a procedure that removes skin, glandular tissue and fat to make the breast smaller, lighter and more attractively shaped. While this operation is often done by cosmetic sur
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What to Expect During Breast Reduction Recovery

Breast reduction recovery is a process that takes many months. The first few weeks after the surgery are typically the most challenging both physically and emotionally. During this time period, it’s
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Preparing for Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is a major surgery and requires quite a bit of preparation to ensure a successful outcome. You’ll want to prepare yourself both physically and emotionally for the procedure itself a
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Breast Reduction FAQ

Are you considering having a breast reduction? This is a major surgery, but one that usually results in a high level of patient satisfaction. That’s because it can provide long-lasting relief from c
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Understanding Breast Reduction Costs

Breast reduction costs can run from $5,000 to $10,000 or more. Breast reduction prices for self-pay patients vary based on a number of different factors. Bear in mind that the overall fees may be decr
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5 Breast Reduction Myths Debunked

Breast reduction surgery is a popular procedure for women who are experiencing physical discomfort or dissatisfaction with their appearance due to large breasts. According to the American Society for
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Breast Augmentation Creates a Whole New Look

Breast augmentation (augmentation mammaplasty) is a cosmetic surgery procedure that has been routinely performed in the United States since the 1980s. Now, more and more women are choosing to change t
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Breast Reconstruction Offers Cancer Survivors a Restored Sense of Wholeness

Breast reconstruction may be performed to correct congenital abnormalities, but it is most often done after a mastectomy or extensive lumpectomy. Reconstruction doesn’t restore full sensation or fun
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Who Are The Best Breast Lift Candidates?

A breast lift or mastopexy surgery is designed for women who are dissatisfied with the shape of their breast and the position of their nipples. This procedure is popular among women who have developed
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What Are Possible Breast Lift Complications?

Breast lifts, like any cosmetic surgery, carry a number of risks that you should fully understand before scheduling your procedure. Your chances of experiencing breast lift complications is higher if
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Types of Breast Lifts

There are three basic types of breast lifts (mastopexy surgeries) that most cosmetic surgeons use to raise breast tissue, reposition the nipple, and reshape the areola. The main criteria for selecting
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Breast Lifts Costs

Typically, a breast lift costs less than $10,000. A minor lift such as a periareolar lift that involves only a small incision to lift the nipple and areola may cost just a few thousand. A full breast
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The Breast Lift Recovery Process

The breast lift recovery process is different for each patient. However, there are some expected side effects of surgery and healing that are fairly common and tend to resolve along a certain timeline
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A Breast Lift Turns Back the Clock on Body Aging

The breast lift (mastopexy) is an increasingly popular procedure for women who want to restore their breasts to a more youthful position and appearance. According to statistics collected by the Americ
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The Pros and Cons of Adjustable Breast Implants

Second only to the decision to actually book a breast-enhancement surgery, picking an implant size is often the biggest challenge for many women. You know you want larger breasts, but perhaps you're n
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A Brief History of Breast Implants

The history of breast implants actually starts much longer ago than people realize. The first recorded attempts to artificially increase the size of breasts by inserting material under the skin were c
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Beauty Standards and Implant Safety

Questions about breast implant safety and the validity of cosmetic surgery itself have been the source of a great deal of discussion and argument over the last 50 years. Implants are becoming more and
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Alternatives: When Implants Aren't the Answer

Breast implants are not the right answer for every woman dissatisfied with her breasts. The initial cost may be a deterrent (the cost of the implant, along with the surgeon, hospital, and anesthesia f
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Top 4 Reasons to Replace Implants

The most common risk factor of breast implant surgery is capsular contracture. But surprisingly, it's not the most common reason that women replace their implants. Neither is rupture. In fact, th
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Lifespan of Breast Implants

The decision to get breast implants can be life-changing. And once you make the decision, you want a lifetime of benefits. However, a single set of breast implants won’t last forever. So, is there a
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Breastfeeding After Breast Implants

If you survey breastf