Category Archives: breast implants

True or False: Myths About Breast Implants

With breast implants being the most common form of plastic surgery available on the market, people can get talking and myths can suddenly turn into “common fact.” However, by properly understanding what is an actual fact and what is deemed as a myth, you can better understand if breast augmentation surgery is right for you.… Read More »


Large breast implants can lead to problems

For patients considering breast augmentation, one of the most common tips they will hear from previous patients is “make sure you don’t go too small”. This is true… if women are unhappy about their chosen size of implant it is most frequent that they wish their breasts were larger. Let me offer the counter piece… Read More »


The “feel the difference” special has been extended

Good news. The Mentor “feel the difference” program has been extended through June 30, 2012. This special offers patients with saline breast implants who are interested in changing to silicone implants a $250 gift card at the time of their surgery. Most patients with saline implants are quite happy. However, silicone implants are more natural… Read More »





What are Gummy Bear Breast Implants?

Gummy bear implants are the newest generation of silicone breast implants used for breast augmentation. They are otherwise known as form stable cohesive gel implants and have been used for breast enhancement for years in Europe and South America, before recently receiving FDA approval in the U.S.  These implants were developed with two goals in mind: 1)… Read More »


Do breast implants cause stretch marks?

I have been asked a number of times if breast implants cause stretch marks.  My response has always been that it is certainly possible but I have never seen it.  I had a patient this week who actually did develop some stretch marks after breast augmentation. She is in her 20?s and is a light… Read More »


Will my breast implants pop in a car accident?

Patients occasionally ask me about the durability of breast implants.  They are concerned that the implants may pop or fail if they get in an accident or fall.  Although anything is possible, usually a failure occurs in an implant that has been in for a long time and the shell wears out.  An earlier failure… Read More »


Can I breast feed with breast implants? Is it safe?

The value of breast feeding for the developing infant is well known. In general, women who consider breast augmentation are of child bearing age, so this comes up fairly frequently. Women are understandably concerned that choosing to have a breast augmentation will affect their ability to breast feed or that it may be dangerous for… Read More »


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