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Category: Breast Augmentation

Are My Breast Implants Too High?

Posted November 28, 2018

“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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Improving Nipple Projection: Surgery for Inverted Nipples and Flat Nipples

Posted August 05, 2014

Inverted nipples are surprisingly common, occurring in 3 – 5% of women. Instead of the nipple “pointing out,” it retracts inward, usually due to tethering bands of fibrous tissue. Most women with inverted nipples have a normal amount of nipple skin; it’s just pointing the wrong direction. Inverted nipple repair Before After Flat nipples are […]

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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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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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