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Would double d breast implants be to painful on a 5 foot 3 and 145 lb. Woman?

Would double d breast implants be to painful on a 5 foot 3   and 145 lb. Woman?

Try to keep things: In proportion! better to keep proportionately sized. I have many women who come to me because of back neck and shoulder pain from the weight of large breasts. The last thing you want to do is cause this problem with surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Breast Implants (Definition)

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


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I am thinking of getting breast implants. Iam 5 foot 3 and 145 lbs. What is the largest size I can have without sufferimg back pain.?

I am thinking of getting breast implants. Iam 5 foot 3 and 145 lbs. What is the largest size I can have without sufferimg back pain.?

I've never had that : ...Complaint even after very large devices were placed. That is not to say i recommend simply getting the largest ones possible. Rather, your current cup size and dimensions plus degree of sagging, willingness to have/ need for lift, etc should be taken into account. If pts think they want implants larger than i think is sensible they have to have extra counseling. ...Read more

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If a woman underwent a double mastectomy, could she get breast implants?

If a woman underwent a double mastectomy, could she get breast implants?

Yes yes yes: That is a good option. Depending on the indication for the double mastectomy, the emotional and medical issues, the breast implants, aka reconstruction, can take a back seat. Which means, sometimes it is overwhelming to process all the changes and decisions. Good news is the implants can be done when you are ready. Take a friend with you. Be well. ...Read more

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How is a mammogram done for a woman with breast implants?

Same: Mammograms are performed the same for women with or without breast implants. However, breast implants may require additional views and/or MRI of the breasts for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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If a woman gets breastcancer and had to have her breast removed would breast implants look natural enough?

If a woman gets breastcancer and had to have her breast removed would breast implants look natural enough?

Most common approach: After mastectomy for breast cancer, breast reconstruction with implants is the most common type of approach. Typically a tissue expander is placed first to stretch the chest wall tissue to accomodate an implant later although less commonly it can be placed right away. Although a very satisfactory option, the breasts may not appear "natural". Other options involve using body tissue. ...Read more

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I want to get breast implants and buttocks implants. I need more of a woman's shape. Any suggestions?

Many Resources.: I would suggest starting with the american society of plastic surgery and/or the aesthetic society of plastic surgery to obtain a list of well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons.? then, i would suggest you visit a few surgeons whose practices  concentrate him on aesthetic surgery. Ask  to see lots of examples of their work and preferably speak/see patients who have had similar procedures. ...Read more

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What's the best sports bra for a woman with breast implants?

What's the best sports bra for a woman with breast implants?

Find your best match: Just like the fact that the same implant will look different on two different women, the same bra will not fit all women with implants the same. You have to find the bra that you are most comfortable in, usually through trying different bras on. ...Read more

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Do people use a defibrillator on a woman with breast implants?

Do people use a defibrillator on a woman with breast implants?

Yes: Defibrillation is a life saving maneuver, and if necessary, breast implants should not stop you. Breast implants do not conduct electricity, and should not cause any problems. Tissue expander with internal ports do have metal in them, but the metal is insulated inside the implant, and not likely to interfere. Even if a burn occurs, better to live with a burn. ...Read more

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Have you heard that woman with breast implants have an increased risk of a rare form of cancer?

Have you heard that woman with breast implants have an increased risk of a rare form of cancer?

Yes ALCL: Anaplastic large cell lymphoma is an exceedingly rare form of cancer that has been identified in a very small number of women with breast implants and a specific type of complication. No unique kind of breast implant has been associated with alcl. Please review the american society of plastic surgeons task force updates on the subject www.Plasticsurgery.Org. ...Read more

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How old is too old for a woman to get breast implants?

Age is relative: The decision to get breast implants in a personal one and age is seldom a factor. Before making the decision a woman should be fully informed and generallly in good enough health for the operation. Being fully informed means understanding the risks of the initial procedire and that down the road chances are additional surgery will be required. ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more