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Breast augmentation: you and your plastic surgeon should make 7 decisions before your procedure:
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Surgery - Plastics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Breast Enhancement
1. Size 2.Saline vs silicone vs fat 3.
Incision site 4. Under vs over the muscle 5. Smooth vs textured 6. Lift vs no lift 7. Anatomic vs round implants.

In brief: Breast Enhancement
1. Size 2.Saline vs silicone vs fat 3.
Incision site 4. Under vs over the muscle 5. Smooth vs textured 6. Lift vs no lift 7. Anatomic vs round implants.
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
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Dr. Clark Schierle
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Breast Augmentation
This is a good start to a consultation but depending the patient's specific situation there are many more questions that may need to be discussed.
Shaped implants bring up the question of height. Some discussion of varying base diameter can be helpful, some implants can be adjusted postoperatively in cases of congenital asymmetry. Dual plane & subfascial planes should be discussed in some cases.

In brief: Breast Augmentation
This is a good start to a consultation but depending the patient's specific situation there are many more questions that may need to be discussed.
Shaped implants bring up the question of height. Some discussion of varying base diameter can be helpful, some implants can be adjusted postoperatively in cases of congenital asymmetry. Dual plane & subfascial planes should be discussed in some cases.
Dr. Clark Schierle
Dr. Clark Schierle
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Breast Augmentation
The decision to undergo breast augmentation is an intensely personal and detailed process that will involve: reviewing your medical history as well as performing a physical exam. It is important for you to relate your desires and work with your board certified plastic surgeon to achieve the best possible outcome fro you.

In brief: Breast Augmentation
The decision to undergo breast augmentation is an intensely personal and detailed process that will involve: reviewing your medical history as well as performing a physical exam. It is important for you to relate your desires and work with your board certified plastic surgeon to achieve the best possible outcome fro you.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: 7 decisions
Prior to any breast augmentation procedure, you should be evaluated and consider each of these choices before making the final surgical plan: 1- saline or silicon implants 2- implant size 3- high profile or moderate 4- smooth or textured implants 5- below the muscle or over the muscle 6- with a lift or without a lift? 7- where to have the incision? (inframammary, infraareolar, axillary, and tuba.

In brief: 7 decisions
Prior to any breast augmentation procedure, you should be evaluated and consider each of these choices before making the final surgical plan: 1- saline or silicon implants 2- implant size 3- high profile or moderate 4- smooth or textured implants 5- below the muscle or over the muscle 6- with a lift or without a lift? 7- where to have the incision? (inframammary, infraareolar, axillary, and tuba.
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
high profile or moderate depends on the width of the breast and the amount the patient decides to increase her size by. for example, if the patient tries on sizers and states she wants to be 325cc and her breasts are 12.5cm wide then you must choose a moderate plus implant. i am just clarifying this since you only have 400 letters to explain this above.
Dr. David Abramson
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Breast augmentation
There are many decisions that should be made.
These start with a discussion of the goals of the surgery as well as the anatomy of you body. This will nclude the of i p, ant, location, need for a lift, style of implant etc.

In brief: Breast augmentation
There are many decisions that should be made.
These start with a discussion of the goals of the surgery as well as the anatomy of you body. This will nclude the of i p, ant, location, need for a lift, style of implant etc.
Dr. David Abramson
Dr. David Abramson
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