Will a Breast Augmentation Affect My Pregnancy? If so, how?

A breast augmentation can reduce the chances of being able to breast feed in certain patients. There a few things you and your surgeon can do to maximize your ability to breast feed after breast implants. One would be choosing an incision away from the areola and placing the implant under the muscle (submuscular or subpectoral). I always advise patients however if breast feeding is… READ MORE

How do I Choose if I Need a Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, or Breast Implants?

Many patients wonder whether they should have breast augmentation alone, or if they also need a breast lift at the same time. This is a very common yet complex procedure in plastic surgery. If a woman has no sagging skin with a good nipple position, then a breast augmentation with saline or silicone breast implants is usually sufficient to achieve a fuller look. If a… READ MORE

Beverly Hills Breast Augmentation with Silicone Gel Implants

Many patients have been asking about the new cohesive silicone gel implants that were approved by the FDA a few weeks ago. These form stable, firm silicone implants have an anatomic or teardrop shape and can give a very natural result. These implants have a very low rupture rate and a low capsular contracture (scar tissue). However due to their shape, they can rotate inside… READ MORE

How often do I have to change my breast implants?

A commonly asked question I get is: “How often do I have to change my breast implants?”. Many patients are under the assumption that implants need to be changed every ten years. This is not true. If you have no problems or complaints with your breast implants, then you do not have to exchange or change them at all. The most common reason to change… READ MORE