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Deciding between Silicone or Saline implants is a personal choice

Making the decision to undergo a breast augmentation surgery is only the first step in the cosmetic surgery journey. There are many additional decisions patients will need to make, including the shape, size, and type of implant. There are two … Continue reading

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Breast Augmentation: Three popular consultation questions

Silicone or Saline? Both types of implants are FDA approved and have been used safely for many years. I tell my patients that if you are 22 years of age then you have the option of choosing. Between ages 18 … Continue reading

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Breast Augmentation is a top cosmetic surgical procedure. Understand your options.

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation was the top cosmetic surgical procedure performed in 2009. During a breast augmentation consultation, patients often ask me, Are breast implants safe? The short answer is yes, but with any … Continue reading

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I am considering Silicone Gel Breast Implants to enlarge my breasts. Can you tell me about them?

Silicone Gel Breast implants are made up of a silicone outer shell and then filled with a cohesive silicone gel on the inside. Most plastic surgeons and patients agree that the silicone gel implants have a more natural feel. Although … Continue reading

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Differences and Similarities Between Silicone and Saline Breast Implants

What are the differences and similarities between Saline Breast Implants and Silicone Gel Implants? Silicone Gel Implants are now approved for women 22 years or older. Silicone implants are pre-filled at the factory. Silicone implants require a larger incision because … Continue reading

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