Q: Is It Safe to Exercise Chest Muscles After Breast Implants?

What happens to Breast Implants if I work out my pectoral muscles; ie, push ups? Are there different exercises I can do? Are pull ups ok? A: exercise after breast augmentation After a subpectoral breast augmentation, a patient may resume exercise (push-ups, weight training) once the pectoral muscles have fully healed. This may take two to three months before the muscles have healed enough to perform… READ MORE

Q: Fixing Asymmetrical Bottom out Breast Implants?

I am bottoming out and one breast is lower than the other. Can this be fixed by revision surgery and will it leave both breasts symmetrical? A: breast implant revision It is possible to correct “bottoming out” after breast augmentation, however perfect symmetry is never possible with any type of breast surgery. If you truly have on implant that has migrated into a lower position, you… READ MORE

Q: Subglandular Breast Implants for Asian Woman?

I, being Asian, am of a small build and have genetically small breasts. I breastfed all 3 of my children, each for over a year. Apart from the joy of bonding with my babies, I also enjoyed having fuller breasts (almost C cup). Now that I have stopped, they have shrunk down to a 34 barely A, with a slight sag. I am considering getting subglandular… READ MORE

Q: Are 450cc and 500cc Implants Too Big for D Cup Breasts?

I am a 34 yr. old woman, 155 lbs, medium frame, and my current bra size is 36D. I am indecisive about selecting a 400ccL/450ccR or a 450ccL/500ccR. I have tried on the sizers and liked both. However, I am afraid that if I go with the 450/500 it will look to big. I want my breast to have a full feeling but do not… READ MORE

Q: Saline Vs Silicone Breast Implants for a More Natural Look?

I’m getting Breast Augmentation in 2 months. I had originally decided on a 320cc silicone implant, but now feel safer going with saline.I contacted my plastic surgeon and it was clear she was trying to dissuade me from going this route. She believes I will be much happier with the look of silicone and stated that she rarely does a saline implant anymore, as almost… READ MORE

Q: Saline Breast Implants for a 19 Year Old?

I’m 19 and want to get Breast Implants. I am a size 32 A and I am very thin and petite with not a lot of breast tissue. I have heard that for thin women it’s better to get silicone implants because of the rippling issue. I really do not want to wait until I am 22 to get silicone. Is it possible to still… READ MORE

Q: Breast Implants to Lift Slightly Sagging Breasts?

Will breast implants improve my slightly sagging breasts without a lift or will I need a lift as well? My chest lacks volume (I have lost alot of weight), and my breasts are far apart, deflated and a bit saggy from the front. But from the side, the nipple and areola are well above the crease. I’m 22 and plan to have kids and breast… READ MORE

Q: Different-sized Moderate Plus Implants for Slightly Asymmetrical Breasts?

I am planning on getting silicone breast implants. I’ve been told my breast measurements are 19 and 19.5, and I guess this means they are slightly asymmetrical. My breast diameter measures 13.7 and I would like to have moderate plus implant. I’ve been told however that I would need a high profile implant. I’d like to know if I can get a moderate plus and… READ MORE

Q: Silicone Breast Implants Safe?

need to know more about the safety and whether doctors now recommend getting silicone breast implants A: Silicone breast implants safety Silicone breast implants are absolutely safe. There has never been a study to show that silicone breast implants cause any health risks, cancer or otherwise. Even in the event that a silicone implant ruptures, this poses no health risks. In the U.S., silicone breast implants… READ MORE

Q: Breast Implants Placement and Likelihood of Capsular Contracture

Could you please rank the following (from highest to lowest) in terms of potential to get capsular contracture: subfascial cohesive silicone gel (gummy bear), subpectoral (not fully submuscular) cohesive silicone gel, subpectoral (not fully submuscular) saline? Please note that by subpectoral breast implants, I’m not referring to “fully submuscular”, I’m referring to upper half of implant is under pectoral muscle, whereas lower half of the… READ MORE

Q: Do Breast Implants Cause Cancer?

Will breast implants cause breast cancer? I am planning to go for breast implants. After breast feeding, my breast is flat. However, I am concerned about cancer being a possible side effect A: Breast Implants do not cause breast cancer Breast implants do not cause breast cancer. Breast implants (saline or silicone) do not cause any medical diseases or illnesses, this has been thoroughly studied and… READ MORE

Q: Silicone Vs Saline Breast Implants for a 37 Year Old?

I’m considering Breast Implant with Breast lift since aging impact and having baby left me with flat breast with loose skin no volume on top. I hate the look of my saggy deflated breast at the age of 37 with small frame and not much breast tissue and thin skin. I’m confused which one would be best to choose silicone or saline as far as… READ MORE

Q: Breast Implant Rippling Normal?

I have a consultation in a couple of weeks for Saline breast implants but I recently read an article which said that most women with implants will develop some type of rippling. Is this true? Will this happen right away? I would rather not have implants at all if there is a good chance of rippling. I am a size B now and will be… READ MORE

Q: What Are the Risks of Breast Implants?

Thinking about a breast augmentation…would like some info. about possible risks associated with breast implants and breast implant surgery. Can implants really “poison” you if they leak? Thx A: risks of breast implants Breast implants themselves, either saline or silicone, pose no health risks to your body-even if they rupture.  There has been significant research and studies performed on this topic over the last several decades… READ MORE

Q: Would Breast Augmentation the Second Time Around Be More Painful?

If you have had augmentation in the past and had them out. Would having the surgery again to put them back in be as painful. Even if it is done under the muscle again? A: pain Associated with a second breast augmentation If you previously had subpectoral (under the muscle) breast augmentation, had them removed, now want implants under the muscle again, it may be… READ MORE