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Does anyone know anything about getting a breast augmentation in guatemala?

Does anyone know anything about getting a breast augmentation in guatemala?

Hard to know: While the promise of medical tourism is appealing, make sure you can be in the area for at least two weeks after surgery and are free to travel back for follow up examinations or concerns. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Breast Augmentation (Definition)

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure to increase the size of the breast. It is commonly done with implants (saline or gel) or with fat transfer. There are advantages and ...Read more


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Is it safe to get breast augmentation?

Plastic Surgeon: Please see a board certified plastic surgeon when considering this. ...Read more

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Can you get breast augmentation with fat instead of silicone?

Can you get breast augmentation with fat instead of silicone?

Yes: Use of your own fat tissue to transplant to the breast area has gained significant recognition in the past 5 years. It has been done in the us since the early 90s, and has improved with the addition of your own platelet concentrates to the adipose grafts. Be aware of some size of enlargement limitations in single treatment. ...Read more

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I would like to get a breast augmentation. Any ideas on going about this?

Consult: Go see a board certified plastic surgeon. The asps and asaps websites have them listed. See a few before making a decision. Go over their before/after photos. Ask questions. Remember this is elective surgery. The patient is in the driver's seat. Together, you and the plastic surgeon will review the goals and see if they are obtainable. http://www.jjrothmd.com/procedures/breast-augmentation. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant right after a breast augmentation?

Can you get pregnant right after a breast augmentation?

Yes: Undergoing breast augmentation should not impact a woman's ability to get pregnant. It is important to remember that the shape of your breasts may be impacted by pregnancy. ...Read more

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What happens if you get pregnant right after breast augmentation?

What happens if you get pregnant right after breast augmentation?

Pregnancy after aug: Although it is not at all dangerous to get pregnant right after breast implant surgery, it may alter the final result. It is possible that once all of the pregnancy/nursing-related changes have passed, that there could be more sagging or loose skin. Another concern might be the ability to nurse. Breast surgery can also interfere with the ability to nurse, but this is rare. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to get breast augmentation / reduction surgery?

How dangerous is it to get breast augmentation / reduction surgery?

Low risk: Although any surgery has inherent risks, including the risks of anesthesia, breast reduction and breast augmentation are both very common and safe surgeries. You should have a thorough history and physical exam before any surgery to ensure you are healthy enough to undergo surgery. ...Read more

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Where can I get information about breast augmentation surgeons work?

Website: While you may look at the individual surgeon's website, the american society of plastic surgery or the american society for aesthetic plastic surgery are good places to start. Also, it does help to review websites where the doctor is reviewed by fellow patients. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to get pregnant after a second breast augmentation?

How long should I wait to get pregnant after a second breast augmentation?

6-9 months: This is really just an estimate because this is about how long it takes for 95% of the swelling to resolve and assess your results. In reality, I have had patients become pregnant immediately afterwards with nearly no adverse consequences. Expect changes such as volume loss and potential sagging. Although the benefits of nursing are undeniable, it may affect the appearance of the implants also. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to get breast augmentation to size b (saline) at the age of 17 and 8 months? I'd like to know about the usa as well as the uk.

Is it possible for me to get breast augmentation to size b (saline) at the age of 17 and 8 months? I'd like to know about the usa as well as the uk.

USA differs from UK: In the USA, the FDA has implied "indications" for saline implants at 18 or older, and for gel implants, 22 or older. I, for one, do not understand the reason for this edict. Both types of implants come in multiple sizes, but the final breast size is determined by not only what size implant is used, but what volume of breast tissue the patient started with. We use preference pictures to help . ...Read more

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