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Breast Implants Plastic And Cosmetic Surgery
Probably Not.: Best to assume that your health insurance company will not cover any procedure related to breast augmentation surgery. It would be wise to have a personal “fund”, understanding that most patients who undergo breast augmentation surgery will likely need additional surgery at some point in their lives. There is however no standard “exchange period” for breast implants. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A medical device that is used to augment the size of the breast by increasing the volume of the breast mound. Implants come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and textures and are surgically inserted either under the breast tissue or in a deeper plane under the muscle. The shell of the implant is made of a flexible silicone elastomer. The inside is filled with either silicone ...Read more
How is uneveness handled in plastic surgery when breast implants are done. One side uneven and the other breast has lost "lift" how is surgery done?
Seek Consultation: Good question, but not enough space here. Seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons to discuss your goals. Learn about the pros/cons/risks/complications associated with breast augmentation surgery in order to make an informed decision. Understand, that breast augmentation surgery will almost certainly guarantee you additional breast surgery in the future. Best wishes. ...Read more
Not necessarily: If implants are still fine, there is no need to change them ...Read more
Besides plastoc surgery for breast implants is there any else I can take to large my breadt like pills or something?
Bigger breasts: Unfortunately not - there are products out that that help develop the pectoralis muscles - the muscle under the breast but nothing to develop the breast. There is no prescription medication that I am aware of that will cause breast growth. Sorry - the only real option is surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Got 1st breast implants in '79. Encapsulation, hardness. Replaced 9 yrs ago. Encap/hardness returned immediately. Dr. Said results would probably be the same w/a 3rd surgery. Is this necessarily true?
Possibly: A recurrent capsular contracture might be reduced by changing the pocket (ie-from beneath the breast to beneath the muscle) or by adding a piece of allograft (ie alloderm). The risk of a recurrence is higher if previous capsular contracture has recurred, but it is not a given. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How much are breast implants? How much do breast implants cost and what is the recovery period like after the surgery?
It varies: The recovery from breast augmentation is usually 1-2 weeks although you should avoid high impact exercizes and activities for a month. Most patients need a 3-4 days to rest and are back to work in a week. But expect to have tenderness for a couple of weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variable: Some women have a single breast augmentation surgery and things age reasonably naturally. A significant number of women are unhappy with the way their breasts sag over time, especially with the weight of implants. If this occurs, surgery would be required to reposition the breasts and implants higher on the chest wall, with or without removing or changing the implants. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cosmetic surgery is also known as Plastic surgery. Cosmetic surgery is a procedure in which a person is operated on by a plastic surgeon to make some parts of the body more to the person's liking. Cosmetic surgery can be on any part of the body, such as the face. Examples include rhinoplasty, chin ...Read more
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