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Breast Augmentation Implants Recovery Plastic Surgery

Published on December 28, 2018 by

For a few days after your breast augmentation surgery, you may experience acute pain. Full recovery from this surgery can take up to six weeks. For a smooth and successful recovery, prpare your home and get ready at your workplace. Here is what youc an do as you prepare for breast augmentation surgery. Prepare Your […]

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Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

Published on January 9, 2018 by

ALCL is a relatively rare form of lymphoma and makes up only about 1% on non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas. It has recently been reported developing adjacent to certain breast implants in women who have had their implants for an average of 8 years. The most common symptoms include swelling of the breast due to fluid accumulation in […]

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‘Gummy Bear’ Implants Are Not What They Were Cracked Up To Be

Published on April 14, 2016 by

The term ‘gummy bear’ implants arose several years ago when the two largest breast implant companies, Allergan and Mentor, began to develop silicone implants with more viscosity; that is, a thicker gel than what has been used in the past. Breast implant experts refer to the thickness of the gel as ‘cohesiveness.’ The more cohesive […]

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Tubular Breasts can be Significantly Improved with Implants and a Small Lift

Published on April 7, 2016 by

A tubular breast condition or constricted breasts as they are also known, is relatively common among women and can occur in a wide variety of severities. In this situation the areola is larger than normal and it bulges out more than it is supposed to as breast tissue has ‘herniated’ out into it. In addition, […]

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Re-Augmentation and Breast Lifts

Published on March 10, 2016 by

Today’s emphasis on exercising and being fit is having an effect of the size of breast implants that women are getting. Breast augmentation is as popular as ever and continues to be the most popular cosmetic procedure performed by plastic surgeons, including Dr. McMahan. However, women that are runners and who exercise regularly are tending […]

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Wrapping after Breast Augmentation Surgery

Published on September 3, 2015 by

It is not uncommon after breast implant surgery for one implant to ‘drop’ faster than the other one resulting in asymmetry in the position of the implants and upper pole of the breasts. In reality, it is not so much of a movement of the implant as it is a repositioning of the implant contents […]

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Only Light Activity after Breast Implant Surgery

Published on August 27, 2015 by

Patients commonly ask when the can get back to normal activity after breast implant surgery, including workouts. No matter how good you are feeling after surgery, it is beneficial to heed the advise of your surgeon and not overdue it for the first few weeks. Most implants are placed under the pectoralis major muscle, which […]

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The Eleventh Lie

Published on June 18, 2015 by

I started with the “Ten biggest lies in plastic surgery,” but I now have to add #11. It’s the ‘Laser Bra.’ This is primarily a hoax to lure patients into having breast lift surgery by making them believe that a laser will give them a longer lasting result. There are two problems with this:  A. […]

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The Ten Biggest Lies in Plastic Surgery: Lie #3

Published on April 9, 2015 by

One of the risks of breast augmentation surgery is capsular contracture. This happens when the scar tissue that forms around the implants either becomes or shrinks so that it compresses the implants, making them hard. The idea behind massaging your breasts is to keep the scar capsule larger than the implants so that the capsule […]

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The Ten Biggest Lies in Plastic Surgery – Lie #1

Published on March 19, 2015 by

There is no set time frame for when you have to change your breast implants. They are designed to last for many years, but will not likely last a lifetime. Allergan and Mentor will provide a free implant if you ever have a rupture and will provide some financial assistance in case of a deflation […]

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