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Category: Breast Implants

Going Bigger With Breast Revisions

Posted November 08, 2013

Breast enlargement, including breast augmentation revision, is the most frequently requested procedure in my practice.  Now in practice in Plano for 18 years, I am on track to perform about 150 breast augmentations this year.  In large studies, approximately 95% are happy with their choice to undergo surgery, which makes breast augmentation one of the […]

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Are My Breast Implants Too High? (Part 2)

Posted October 02, 2013

“Dr. Friedman, aren’t my breast implants still too high?” If you read part 1 of this blog, you already know that breast implants placed below the pec major muscle tend to look too high for up to six months to a year after surgery.  This is normal and generally resolves with stretching of the muscle.  […]

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Are My Breast Implants Too High? (Part 1)

Posted September 23, 2013

“Dr. Friedman, aren’t my breast implants too high?” I am asked this question at least a couple times a week.  And the answer is “Yes, they are too high.  But don’t worry; it’s normal.” All breast implants placed under the pectoralis major muscle will start out too high and tight.  It takes time for the […]

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Wearing A Bra After Breast Augmentation

Posted January 11, 2013

When a patient comes in and ask if she needs to wear a bra after breast augmentation surgery the basic answer is 1. no, 2. yes, and 3. maybe.  What am I talking about? 1.     No.  Right after surgery, I do not have my breast augmentation patients wear a bra.  Why not?  I am obsessive […]

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High And Tight Breast Implants

Posted December 28, 2012

I hear this question at least a few times a week.  Yes, all breast implants start out too high and too tight.  And yes, they do relax, soften, and settle to a more natural position. What’s going on?  When implants are first placed, the skin and pectoralis muscle are placed under tension by the implants.  […]

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