Correcting Nipple Inversion

There has been an increased interest in nipple surgery recently due its presence and variation on the internet. Approximately 15% of women have nipples that are inverted and there has been a surge of interest in correcting this abnormality. The popularity can be attributed to a greater awareness that correction... Read more »

The Beauty of Breast Augmentations

When it comes to women enhancing the aesthetic of their body, there may be no better cosmetic surgery than breast augmentation. The surgery is so effective that it is guaranteed to turn heads almost anywhere you go. Furthermore, breast augmentation surgery has come a long way in a few years... Read more »

Preventing Post-Operative “Blood Clots”

The general public knows pulmonary emboli as "blood clots to the lungs". This rare occurrence starts with venous blood clotting in the legs or pelvic region. The clotted blood then can travel to the lungs where it can affect a significant portion of the lungs ability to oxygenate the body. There are... Read more »

Plunging Necklines

In the aftermath of the Academy Awards where fashion rules the day (and night) it is clear that exposed décolletages and dresses with plunging necklines are and will continue to be the rage. To best suit this perennial style of grace one may wish to consider a breast lift that... Read more »

Freedom of Choice: At What Age?

Silicone (or gel as it is sometimes called) implants have been allowed back on the market for the last 8 years. The implants have been shown to be safe but the FDA has cautioned against use in women under the age of 22! Due to this advice most hospitals, surgery... Read more »

What is the Proper Shape for a Breast Implant?

Many arguments and ideas exist in regard to the best shape that an implant should have. There is a prevailing feeling by some people that an implant should have a tear drop shape since a breast in profile (in an upright position!) has that shape. That indeed is true but... Read more »

Do Silicone Implants Leak?

Every element and structure on earth has some component of "leakage"; but the word itself when used in relation to breast implants has taken on the meaning of  not just weeping outside its original confines but actually traveling distances to other parts of the body. This simply does not happen.... Read more »

Do I Need to Replace My Implants?

Simple answer is no. Implants can last a life time, especially the gel (silicone) type. Implants need to be replaced only if there is some clinical sign (symptoms) that on further exam reveals a problem which otherwise cannot be corrected. This situation is not common.

Urban Legends II: Fiction as Truth

Approximately 3 years ago I mentioned how a "general knowledge"  erroneous statement about breast implants pervaded the Internet. This urban legend that implants need to be exchanged after 10 years just will not go away, no matter how many facts and the truth are published.Perhaps the origin of this misinformation stems from several clinical... Read more »