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Breast implants, New Study | September 02, 2021

Subfascial breast implant placement: still fashionable after all these years

Subfascial breast augmentation is a technique of placing the implant in front of the pectoral muscle. New research confirms what I have thought for a long time: subfascial (pronounced like fashion, not facial) is here to stay.

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Breast implants | May 11, 2021

Ten Things to Know About Breast Implant Revisions

Breast augmentation remains an extremely popular operation, but what happens when things don’t turn out as expected? Revision breast implant surgery is also on the rise, and has been a major part of my practice for many years. Here are a few things that patients seeking breast implant revision surgery should know:

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Breast implants | March 24, 2021

Breast implants by the numbers

how do the different types of implants stack up? It isn’t as easy as it would seem to compare them, but numbers from their FDA applications are at least a start.

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Videos, Breast implants | February 18, 2021

Correction of animation deformity by conversion from dual plane to split muscle and Gala internal bra

Video demonstrating how to correct breast implant animation deformity

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Breast implants | February 02, 2021

Beyond Informed Consent: Breast Implant Patient Decision Aid

the Food and Drug Administration announced that patients considering breast implants receive more detailed information about potential complications and rare health risks that can occur. The new breast implant guidelines would require that standardized patient decision materials called a Patient Decision Aid

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Breast implants | January 23, 2019

Mind the gap: The Cleavage Conundrum

In this post Dr. Baxter explains how to get the best cleavage gap with breast augmentation.

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Breast implants | April 20, 2017

When to Use Form-Stable (Anatomic) Implants

Most breast augmentation patients will get a nice result from round, smooth surface implants, but there are specific cases where a shaped implant works better. These implants go by many names - anatomic, shaped, teardrop, cohesive, gummy bear - but the preferred term is "form-stable." These implants are firm enough to hold specific shapes that don't change with position; sometimes an advantage, sometimes not.