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Browse the articles below to continue your research. Breast Augmentation Resources develops exclusive content on every aspect of breast surgery, from surgical techniques to procedure costs, side effects, recovery tips, and much more.


Pre-Surgery Considerations

Am I a Good Candidate for Breast Augmentation?

It might be the most popular type of cosmetic surgery, but that doesn't mean breast augmentation is necessarily for everyone. Here are some key factors to consider.

The Appeal of Breast Augmentation for New Mothers

Mommy makeovers are increasingly popular with new moms, but post pregnancy nips and tucks often go beyond tummy tucks.

Breast Augmentation Risks and Side Effects

New technology has made breast augmentation a remarkably safe procedure, but like all forms of invasive surgery, there are still potential risks to be aware of.

Breast Augmentation or Breast Lift: Which Is Right For Me?

In some cases, women considering breast enlargement could get the results they desire with a breast lift, instead.

Breast Augmentation Without General Anesthesia?

With fewer risks and side effects, some women are opting for simple local anesthetics during their breast surgeries, rather than general anesthesia.

Breast Size and Back Pain: What to Know

Women considering either a breast augmentation or reduction often must consider back strain as a key factor in their decision.

Breast Thermography: Alternative to Mammograms?

Some doctors are promoting breast thermography as an effective, safe alternative to traditional mammography, but does it really offers the same invaluable benefits?

Can Breast Implants Really Help Your Career?

Women can experience many benefits from breast augmentation, but professionally, the greater self confidence often proves most significant.

Choosing the Right Breast Implant Size for Your Body

Once you decide to undergo a breast augmentation procedure, determining an appropriate implant size is a critical next step in the process.

Preparing for Breast Augmentation Surgery

Even before your plastic surgeon begins your breast augmentation procedure, there are some key steps you can take to greatly reduce your risk factors and ease your recovery process.

A Closer Look: Breast Implants Possibly Tied to Rare Cancer?

An FDA study suggests women with implants may be more at risk for a rare form of lymphoma, but fewer than 5 such cases per year have been reported since 1997.

Procedures

What Is Breast Augmentation?

An introduction to modern breast augmentation surgery, including its methods, benefits, costs, risk factors, and much more.

Breast Lift Surgery

A breast lift can be combined with a breast augmentation or done alone to help improve a woman's silhouette and bust line.

Breast Reconstruction: DIEP Flap Method

Breast reconstruction continues to evolve with many surgeons now offering the DIEP flap technique for effective, safe, and natural looking results.

Breast Implant Removal and Revision

Breast augmentation patients who wish to undo their procedure can undergo a breast implant removal to recreate their original look.

Endoscopic Breast Augmentation: Smaller Incision, Better Result

Hi-tech endoscopes enable plastic surgeons to see their precise movements under the skin during a procedure, minimizing risks and scarring.

Flash Recovery Breast Implants: A New You in No Time?

This innovative breast augmentation procedure cuts surgery time in half, and some patients are able to return to their normal schedule within 24 hours.

Implant-Free Breast Augmentation with Fat Fillers

Fat transfers continue to gain favor as a natural alternative to silicone or saline breast implants.

Laser Bra: A Different Kind of Breast Reduction

New laser technology is enabling plastic surgeons to perform a safer, more precise breast reduction procedure.

Post-Masectomy Breast Reconstruction

Modern technology has allowed countless breast cancer survivors to recover their natural shape through advanced breast reconstruction procedures.

Tennis Star Simona Halep Talks Breast Reduction at Wimbledon

Rising tennis star Simona Halep went from a 34DD cup size to 34C, and her game has vastly improved ever since.

Implants

A Brief History of Breast Implants

Over 300,000 people underwent breast augmentation surgery in 2010, as the cosmetic procedure continues its meteoric rise to prominence.

Adjustable Breast Implants?

New development allows plastic surgeons to easily adjust the size of a breast augmentation within six months of the original surgery.

The Advantages of Small Breast Implants

For many women, a more conservative approach to breast augmentation is boosting confidence without drawing unwanted speculation.

Are Those Real? A Guide to Identifying Breast Implants

Breast Augmentation Resources offer a simple guide for recognizing a breast implant from the real thing; something made all the more difficult by advances in plastic surgery.

Breast Implants and Mammograms: What to Know

Breast cancer has never been scientifically linked to implants, but can implants affect your doctor's ability to detect cancer through a mammogram?

Breast Implants: Bigger No Longer Better?

According to some cosmetic experts, the trend of extra large breast implants has come to a close, replaced by more subtle upgrades.

Breastfeeding with Breast Implants: What to Know

Breast augmentation patients aren't sacrificing the ability to nurse in the large majority of cases.

Choosing the Right Breast Implant Size for Your Body

Once you decide to undergo a breast augmentation procedure, determining an appropriate implant size is a critical next step in the process.

Extra Large Breast Augmentation: Pros and Cons of XL Implants

Some women opt to go beyond the D cup with their breast enlargement, but such a procedure should not be approached lightly.

Gummy Bear Breast Implants Continue to Gain Ground on Saline and Silicone

With FDA approval and increased use by surgeons, "gummy bear" breast implants may be the wave of the future in breast augmentation.

How Faulty PIP Breast Implants Differ From American Implants

The controversy over the France-based PIP breast implant makes it valuable to explore how FDA approved American implants differ in structure.

Silicone Implants Preferred Over Saline, Says Chicago Surgeon

Chicago plastic surgeon Dr. Sam Speron claims far more patients opt for the natural look and feel of silicone breast implants over saline.

Silicone Implants vs Saline Implants

Having passed all recent FDA tests, Silicone has once again emerged as the most popular form of breast implant, but Saline remains a strong alternative.

Special Bras for Breast Implants?

After a breast augmentation procedure, finding the right bra fit can prove more challenging than one might think.

Top 5 Alternatives to Silicone & Saline Implants

Want larger breasts without the traditional saline or silicone implants? There are other, proven methods available.

Types of Breast Implants

Most people know that most breast surgeons favor either silicone or saline, but what factors really separate one type of breast implant from another?

What Is The Average Lifespan Of Breast Implants?

Breast implants don't last forever, and waiting to replace them can be a dangerous move.

Why Do Breast Implants Sometimes Leak?

Though very rare, implant leakage does happen. So, what causes the problem and how can it be avoided?

Costs

Breast Augmentation Costs and Financing

A closer look at the key variables that can affect the price of breast surgery, as well as options for budgeting for and financing a procedure.

Recovery

Breast Augmentation Recovery Information

Once your breast enhancement procedure is complete, there are a number of important steps to follow to ensure a steady recovery and great results.

Breast Implants and Exercise: Adjusting Your Routine

After a breast augmentation surgery, active women can still continue their usual workout regimens by understanding the subtle changes their implants may demand.

Other News of Interest

Bangkok's Latest Breast Enlargement Craze: Breast Slapping?

One Thai woman's unusual breast enlargement treatment is generating a surprising amount of interest, and supposedly, results.

Bethenny Frankel Breast Implants: 'Now I Feel Comfortable'

From breast implants to a breast lift, the reality star recently opened up about her experience with plastic surgery.

Boob Tax: Will US Follow UK Lead by Taxing Cosmetic Surgery?

A controversial British VAT on procedures like breast augmentation is similar to one recently discussed in the United States Congress.

Breast Augmentation Patients Enjoying More Fulfilling and Frequent Intimate Encounters

A new study reveals that women who undergo breast augmentation see significant improvements in both their own and their partner's sexual satisfaction.

British Surgeon Reveals Mathematical Formula for Perfect Breasts

A semi scientific analysis of magazine models and plastic surgery trends leads to some precise findings from London doctor Patrick Mallucci.

5 Bras That Every Woman With Large Breasts Should Have

The right bras will give large breasts necessary support, create a flattering silhouette underneath clothing, and boost your confidence.

In Bloom: Spring is the Season for Breast Augmentation

Plastic surgeons say that spring is the ideal season to undergo breast augmentation, thanks to speedy recovery, tax returns, and the upcoming bikini weather.

Growth Disorder Causes Abnormally Large Breasts

Gigantomastia is a rare disease that causes extremely rapid breast growth, requiring major breast reduction surgery and hormone therapy.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Focuses on Optimism and Reconstruction

This October, celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by learning about major charities, events, and reconstructive surgery.

Nipple Tassles, Rings, Pasties, and Other Mammilla Decor

Nipple adornment can enhance the look of your breasts for yourself, or for a lucky partner.

Women Stare at Breasts Just as Much as Men, Study Shows

New research breaks down the art of female objectification, and proves that both genders are guilty of taking a gander.

Angelina Jolie's Family History Inspires Double Mastectomy

The A-List actress and philanthropist chose a preventative surgery to protect herself against fatal breast cancer.

Plastic Surgery Foundation Raises Breast Reconstruction Awareness

The Plastic Surgery Foundation announced ten recipients of its 2013 Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund grant awards

Breast Reconstruction also Restores Breast Sensation

A new medical technique is being developed in Houston, Texas, that may be able to produce restore sensation for individuals with breast reconstruction

Fort Lauderdale Plastic Surgeon Offers Unique Approach to Mommy Makeovers

Dr. Robert Rothfield, M.D. of Weston Plastic Surgery recently revealed his unique approach to mommy makeover procedures in two blog posts, “Mommy Makeover: Consultation to Recovery” and “What Do Cosmetic Surgery and Aviation Have in Common?"

Reality Star Vicky Pattison Considers Breast Implants

Pattison admits to considering plastic surgery.

Breast implants Top United Kingdom Patients’ Plastic Surgery Wishlists

More and more patients with disposable incomes are going under the knife this year. Recent figures showed that more than 50,000 patients turned to plastic surgery to improve their physical appearance in 2013, a 17 percent increase on 2012

Ensure Safe Plastic Surgery by Researching Surgeons

The popularity of plastic surgery has dramatically risen over the past few years and more surgeons are trying to meet the demand

Some Things that Your Surgeon Should NOT Do

Recently the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) caused some hubbub and hullabaloo in the medical community by publicly releasing a listing of the top 5 tests and/or procedures that cosmetic surgeons should avoid.

Did Selena have Breast Implants?

When media personality Selena Gomez arrived in New York City earlier this month, she caused quite a cause célèbre. Apparently, the former child teen star and current young-adult star has revealed a much curvier figure.

You Won’t Believe What Happened to this Transgendered ‘Barbie’

A transgender woman has reportedly been removed from a reality TV show that takes a positive stance on plastic surgery.

Your Plastic Surgeon Might Be a Fraud If...

>A new report by pix11.com reports a loophole in New York State law, which allows any doctor to perform cosmetic procedures without the assistance of a nursing staff or anesthesiologist.

Boobs, Boobs, Boobs! The Bigger the Better?

Can one really be addicted to boob jobs? One glamour model claims to be

Adrienne Bailon’s Cups Runneth Over: Her Double D Regret

Adrienne Bailon is not one to focus on past regrets. The media personality managed to endure in singing, songwriting, acting, dancing in spite of any criticisms and hardships. Nevertheless, she does admit to one blunder – receiving her overly large breast implants.

Want Bigger Boobs for a Day? Try Saline Shots!

Ever wanted to know what it would be like to have bigger breasts, even for just a day or two?

Silicone Shortage: Venezuela Has Run Out of Breast Images

Winning a breast augmentation is surely the booby prize in Venezuela.

Boob Jobs By The Number: How Many Are Really Real?

Thinking of undergoing a breast augmentation procedure this year? You’re not alone. In fact, breast implant surgery is currently the most commonly performed cosmetic treatment in the United States.

Did She Get a Boob Job or Is She Just Bein’ Miley?

When she is not twerking up some controversy, Miley Cyrus is still managing to make a fuss.

She's So Fancy: Iggy Azalea on Her Boob Job

Rap star Iggy Azalea not only admits to plastic surgery, but loves how it has given her a whole new proportion, according to a new interview with Vogue.

 

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