Silicone vs. Saline…which is better for Breast Augmentation?

Many of my patients  who I see in consultation for breast augmentation surgery have questions regarding the benefits of silicone implants vs. saline. This is especially true since the huge media scare  back in the 1990’s claiming that silicone implants were the cause of  a multitude of health related issues. First of all, silicone implants… Read More »

breast asymmetry

Can breast asymmetry be corrected by breast augmentation surgery? This  is a question often asked by my patients and the answer is “yes”. Many women  are  naturally larger on one side compared to the other.  Based on each patient’s individual characteristics, a surgeon has the option of picking implants to address each patient’s  asymmetry  based… Read More »

Breast Implant Revision

I had a consultation yesterday regarding Breast implant revision. The patient had saline breast implants placed more than 12 years ago and was interested in her options for having the saline implants exchanged for silicone implants. She also wanted her breast contour improved stating that she  would like  to have her breasts made “more perky”… Read More »