Looking For A Good Scar Treatment For Breast Augmentation

A few years ago I decided to get a breast augmentation. No shame. I just wanted bigger breasts. What I didn’t know would happen is that I would get these horrible, big, nasty scars are all over my chest from the procedure! I asked the doctors when they would go away, and they said they might never would! “Well, you got the breasts you wanted, didn’t you?” was what they asked me. Excuse me? Just because they look fabulous in my clothes now doesn’t mean I want them...

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Cost of Breast Enhancement Surgery

Breast augmentation is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed by plastic surgeons. More than any other procedure, patients tend to shop by price when considering breast enlargement. Every plastic surgery receptionist answers the question, "What is the cost of breast enhancement?" on a near daily basis. Patients rarely shop for facial cosmetic surgery in a similar fashion. In fact, a high price for a face lift is often interpreted (sometimes accurately...

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Breast Enhancement Surgery Information and Procedures

Every woman desires healthy, beautiful breasts that compliment her physique and enhance her feminine beauty. Oftentimes, a lot of women are unhappy about their natural breasts. They find their breasts too small or sagging and unattractive. The breasts may begin to appear this way due to the effects of aging, multiple pregnancies, weight loss or simply a low body mass. This can be very daunting to a lot of women. But don't worry. With unprecedented advances in breast...

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Breast Implant Cost

Breast implant costs vary depending on a number of factors. The clinic, the surgeon and the type of breast implant all impact the final cost. Surgeon's fees vary depending on the reputation and experience of the doctor. In general, breast implant cost ranges between 2000 and 6000 euros. Choosing silicone implants over saline implants adds about 1000 euros to the final cost. Whether the surgery is performed in a hospital or outpatient clinic, and whether an anesthetist or...

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Running With Breast Implants

One of the questions I am asked quite often is how running with breast implants affects a woman’s ability to run or jog. Runners need to know if running with breast implants is okay. As a runner myself, it was one of the things I was worried about as I was researching the possibility of getting breast implants. To be honest, what I discovered made me nervous. Running with breast implants is a bad idea for a number of reasons. Running with Breast Implants Can Cause...

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Breast Augmentation Surgery and Natural Alternatives

Breast augmentation means improving the form, feel and appearance of female breasts. Although many women wish they could alter the form of their breasts, most do not. The chief reasons are the inherit dangers in breast augmentation surgery. During surgery for breast augmentation, doctors insert a silicon or saline-filled breast implant below the muscle of the breast, quite literally shoving it inside. Once the surgery is complete, a woman will be bedridden for up to a...

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Breast Augmentation Surgery Can Make Breastfeeding Difficult

Breastfeeding after a breast augmentation surgery I am often asked about breastfeeding after breast augmentation surgery, so it’s probably time to write a blog post about it. No matter where the incision site of a breast implant is, there is a good chance it will affect your ability to breast feed. This is because the breast ducts that deliver milk to your nipples are often severed or damaged in the course of surgery. It is common among women who have had the...

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Silicone vs. Saline Breast Implants

Once I  learned about what types of breast implants were available, I wondered how one would choose which type to go with.  I wanted to know if silicone breast implants were better than saline breast implants, and what types of each are available. I spent a lot of time talking with women who had had implants as well as doctors who perform surgery.  This is what I learned. Silicone Breast Implants Non Cohesive Gel Silicone Pros:[list style="checkmark"] Softer and...

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Risks of Breast Surgery

Obviously, this is a question that is foremost in the mind of everyone who is considering breast augmentation.  (And if it isn’t, it should be!) These are some of the risks I discovered. Capsular Contracture Capsular contracture is the most common risk of breast augmentation, affecting up to 5 percent of women to varying degrees. Without boring you with the overly long medical terms, I can sum it up by saying it happens when the patient's body reacts to the...

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Different Types Of Breast Implants

In the process of looking into breast implants, I knew there were a couple different types. I also remembered there had been some bad press surrounding issues with silicone breast implants, but I really didn’t know much about it either.  Here is what I learned. Silicone Breast Implants Silicone implants have gone through a lot of changes over the past 50 years or so (yes, they’ve been available since 1962 – can you believe that?).  I won’t go into detail...

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