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What is breast enhancement surgery?

Breast enhancement is usually performed as a cosmetic surgery in which the shape and size of a woman’s breasts is increased with placement of an implant within the breast tissue.  In addition, it is possible to enlarge the breasts using

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How much does breast reconstruction surgery cost?

Breast Reconstruction Patients who have lost one or both breasts due to a mastectomy may consider a breast reconstruction cosmetic surgery procedure.  At the time of the pre-operative consultation, the surgeon will offer details on various aspects of this procedure,

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Breast Reconstruction Surgery

In the event that a woman loses one or both breasts during a mastectomy, she can restore the appearance of her breast(s) with breast reconstruction plastic surgery.  This cosmetic surgery procedure can improve the patient’s confidence, self-worth, and sense of

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Can You Breastfeed After Periareolar Breast Augmentation?

More than 300,000 women undergo breast augmentation cosmetic surgery annually in the US alone. It is an effective procedure for the right candidate, and many women only regret that they did not undergo this procedure sooner. Most patients who receive

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Breast Reduction Surgery Can Help Relieve Back Pain

Women with oversized or heavy breasts usually experience symptoms such as shoulder pain, neck pain, back pain, headaches, and rashes. This situation may significantly impair routine activities making it challenging, if not impossible, to play sports or run. The body

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How do you prevent capsular contracture after breast augmentation?

Following breast enhancement cosmetic surgery, the body’s immune system launches into a response to the foreign material inserted into the chest. The body creates a “capsule” around each breast implant. This capsule comprises scar tissue and interwoven collagen fibers. Sometimes,

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How much does it cost to fix capsular contracture?

In cases where the patient is uncomfortable with a tight breast capsule, patients may need a breast revision plastic surgery. At times, the original implants may be compromised or damaged because of capsular contracture. In such cases, the patient will

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Symptoms of Breast Implant Capsular Contracture

Breast augmentation cosmetic surgery has emerged over the years as one of the most popular and effective procedures in the United States. But most women who receive implants may require implant replacement at least once in their lifetime. Capsular contracture

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What causes capsular contracture?

Capsular contracture may occur due to a hardened breast implant. This may necessitate corrective/revision cosmetic surgery or breast implant replacement.   The Situation This condition develops when a natural protective cover that holds the breast implant starts to harden and

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What is breast implant surgery for capsular contracture?

After breast augmentation cosmetic surgery, scar tissue or capsule formation occurs naturally around the breast implants. Sometimes the capsule may tend to thicken, which will squeeze the implants. The implant may become misshapen, move from its position, become misaligned, or

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