Women aren’t the only ones concerned with the look of their nipples. Reformed nipples boost men’s and women’s self-confidence and appearance. Read on to learn more.
Women aren’t the only ones concerned with the look of their nipples. Reformed nipples boost men’s and women’s self-confidence and appearance. Read on to learn more.
If you’re dissatisfied with the look of your breasts, surgery is an answer. Whether you need a breast lift or augmentation depends on if you want to add volume or raise up what you already have. Read on to learn which procedure is better for you.
Breast augmentation is often regarded as a procedure with lifetime results, but many women opt to get their implants removed after a while. If you’ve been pondering breast implant removal, keep reading to learn what happens during and after.
Breast implant illness isn’t a medical diagnosis, but it has become concern for patients. Although the topic is controversial, there are some things you should know if you have breast implants or if you’re considering them.
Do you avoid pulling your hair back or getting it cut short because you don’t like your ears? Otoplasty, or cosmetic ear surgery, can give you the ears you’ve always wanted.
Extra Large (XL) breast implants are generally considered to be 600 cubic centimeters (cc) and up.
Sagging breasts, flabby tummy, and annoying pockets of fat that won’t go away — that’s motherhood. But it doesn’t have to be. Reclaim your pre-pregnancy body with a mommy makeover. You’ll look and feel even better than before.
“Mommy Makeover” is the common term used for an individualized set of cosmetic procedures designed to help address common effects after childbearing (usually addressing the breast and body).
A mastopexy, also known as breast lift, raises the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour.
If you are experiencing neck, back and shoulder pain due to your larger breast size, you may benefit from breast reduction surgery.
Labiaplasty is becoming one of the most popular procedures among women looking to regain their confidence and comfort in a major way. Consider how labia reduction can help improve the quality of your life.
Abdominoplasty, also known as “tummy tuck”, removes excess fat and skin and, in most cases, restores weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer. An abdominoplasty is not a substitute for weight loss or exercise.
Breast augmentation, also known as a "breast aug" or a "boob job" by patients, involves using breast implants to increase the size of breasts. This procedure is performed to increase breast volume, as well as improve breast shape and symmetry.
Are you happy with how your body looks? Body contouring can correct many of the issues that bother you most. The key is to know your options and decide which is best for you.
If it’s been 10 years since your breast implants were placed, now is a great time to consider your level of satisfaction with the implants. Breast revision surgery is an option.
Breast reduction surgery is one of the most patient pleasing operations performed by plastic surgeons. Patients requesting this operation have often suffered from chronic neck, back, and shoulder discomfort secondary to the very large breasts.
Breast augmentation is one of the most commonly performed procedures performed by plastic surgeons worldwide. Although the submuscular or “dual plane” positioning of breast implants is most commonly used today, this was not always the case.
Childbirth leaves many new moms longing for their pre-baby bodies. Whether you delivered vaginally or via C-section, a mommy makeover addresses your biggest post-baby body concerns.
"After having dealt with breast implant illness for years, and countless physician who lacked the knowledge and expertise needed to identify and treat my condition, I found the help I needed with Dr. Pousti and his staff.
The term breast implant illness is being used to describe the variety of symptoms thought to be possibly associated with silicone breast implants. En Bloc breast implant removal is the best option for these patients.
Removing your breast implants may seem simple enough, but there’s more to it than you might think. That’s why you need an experienced implant removal surgeon by your side.
Many patients considering breast surgery are concerned about the future of breastfeeding. Read on to see how we can reduce the potential risk...
Medical expert witnesses serve an important role in the legal system. Specifically, they play an important role in determining medical negligence in the new US system of justice.
Of all the reasons you can imagine for wanting labia reduction surgery, some of the most common may not cross your mind. Did you know, for example, that a labium can be so long it’s painful? Here are other reasons why women choose labiaplasty.
After the exhilaration of watching pounds melting off from either gastric bypass surgery, weight loss programs, or just simply dieting and exercising. There is a second battle waiting to arise, is loose excess skin.
Swimsuit season is approaching and it’s time to prepare that bikini body now. In order to tone up and lose weight before the summer, many women exercise and modify their diets to achieve their goals.
Many women wonder if their breasts will change after pregnancy and nursing their children?
After weight loss and/or having children, it may be a challenge to "tighten up" your abdominal muscles. Read below how Dr. Pousti can help you achieve your flat, tight tummy.
You have excess skin and fat at your belly that just won’t reduce with conventional diet and exercise. A tummy tuck, liposuction, and CoolSculpting® are all options to get you a sleeker, slimmer waist. Which do you choose?
Breast augmentation remains one of the most common operations plastic surgeons perform. Understandably some patients who have had breast implants choose to have the breast implants removed. Reasons for wanting to have breast implant removal are many.
While it may seem that large breasts are in, women who undergo breast reduction surgery are very pleased with their results. Reducing the size of your large breasts can make you feel good both physically and emotionally.
If you’re considering breast augmentation, you may be feeling confused by all of the different options available. Read on for a breakdown of the choices you need to make before surgery so you can achieve your goals.
Feeling less than satisfied with your previous breast augmentation? There is a solution – revision breast augmentation surgery. Learn the basics of revision breast augmentation from top-rated plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Tom Pousti.
Liposuction commonly referred to as "lipo" slims and reshapes specific areas of the body. This is achieved by removing excess fat deposits and improving body contours and proportion.
The engineering of breast implants is centered around optimal aesthetic results as well as minimizing potential risks and complications. The breast implant manufacturers are improving their techniques and products to keep up with the demand.
Anyone considering plastic or reconstructive surgery should consider consulting with a board certified plastic surgeon to achieve the best and safest results possible.
Will I be able to do basic things like getting out of bed, changing clothes (wearing zipped sweaters and buttoned shirts), going to the bathroom, all by myself after that time?
Q&A: BREAST AUGMENTATION WITH FAILED REVISION. WHY DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING? WHAT OPTIONS DO I HAVE?
Dr said there is a little of bottoming out. This is 12 months post op. He has advised to wait another 3 months. 2nd breast augmentation, previous was 10 years ago over the muscle 450cc. This time under the muscle 375cc. I’m not happy.
Q&A: SEEKING REVISION BREAST AUGMENTATION SURGERY WITH BREAST LIFT. I WANT THEM TO BE QUITE LARGE, WITH A VERY HIGH PROJECTION BUT DON’T HAVE A VERY WIDE CHEST. CAN YOU USE CUSTOM MADE BREAST IMPLANTS TO ACHIEVE THIS?
"There isn’t many options where I live on doctors to see, but I found one with a really nice facility and I felt comfortable at my consultation but he is a board certified COSMETIC surgeon. Is this someone I should trust to do my breast implants?"
I am 6 weeks PO from having extended tummy tuck w/muscle repair. I have severe depression and tend to over eat at certain times. I got in a depression state right after my tt surgery and been eating toooo much. I am afraid I did damage.
Question Dr’s :Why are most PS tell people here to wait till we lose more weight first?It is NOT that easy.My friend (she 41.)did get a TT (2011)we are from however NYC/NJ.she didn’t wait for target weight,the Florida PS told her no wait....
Q&A: WILL MY TUMMY LOOK LIKE IT DID DIRECTLY POST-OP AFTER ALL THE SWELLING IS GONE? OR SHOULD I EXPECT IT TO BE BIGGER?
Q&A: IS IT TOO LATE FOR A THONG BRA? MY SKIN HAS RAISED BETWEEN MY BOOBS AFTER MY BREAST AUGMENTATION.
Q&A: IMPLANTS WERE REMOVED 2 WEEKS AGO AND MY NIPPLES ARE CAVED IN.
Q&A: IF I GET MY BREAST IMPLANTS REMOVED, WILL THE PAIN CAUSED BY NERVE DAMAGE GO AWAY?
Q&A: FIX CREASE DURING PROCEDURE TO REMOVE BREAST IMPLANTS?
My questions: do I need a lift? Is 500cc too large? Can I even out my breasts with new implants? I’m 5’7 and medium to large boned.
My doctor suggests 550cc HP. I am 5’2″ with an athletic built. Will this will be too much?
Q&A: SOMETHING’S WRONG WITH MY BREASTS, BUT MY DOCTOR SAYS THAT IT’S OK. IS IT DOCTORS FAULT THAT MY BREASTS LOOK LIKE THAT?
I just turned 18 and I want to get breast implants. I am a size 32 A and 5 feet tall. I am very petite and do not have a lot of breast tissue. What is the biggest size implants I can get without looking out of proportion with the rest of my body?
Hello! I am 23, 5’8″, 155lbs, & a 34B. I had my consultation today and the PS suggested I get 500cc implants.
What tends to look more artificial: sub-glandular or sub-muscular? High or Moderate profile?
I had a BA in 2008 (saline, under muscle). I quickly developed cc in left breast and finally had a revision with new surgeon in 2014 (silicone implants under muscle) and capsulectomy. I took singular for a month after surgery.
Q&A: DO I NEED A FULL CAPSULE REMOVAL? WHAT’S CALCIFICATION? DOES A PHYSICAL EXAM OR MRI SHOW CALCIF
Do i have to change implants submuscular or remove them for a few months, wait for sternum skin to attach and have BA re-done
What Should Your Hemoglobin be for a TT?
Do you think going from 700cc to 450 or 500cc is feasible? Can this still produce pretty breasts that look “real”? What is your experience with downsizing?
Q&A: IS IT POSSIBLE TO UPGRADE FROM 650CC HP TO 850CC UHP AND IS IT WORTH IT AND WILL BE QUITE DIFFERENT?
Q&A: HOW LONG AFTER BREAST RE-IMPLANT SURGERY CAN I START RUNNING AGAIN? AND HOW MANY MILES CAN I START RUNNING?
A follow up to my original question for advice on options available, I would like to have my still intact implant deflated, while I decide what to do. What is the price range for having saline implant over muscle deflated?
BA with silicone 4 months ago. Feel pain on the bottom of both and on the side (cleavage) of the right side. Feel flat on the top.
I would like to downsize and want my breasts implants to be higher with more upper pole fullness and more “fake” and “tight looking.” How can I achieve this?
If I get saline implants under the muscle, would there be a huge difference with silicone? Would they feel and look natural?
A question about breast lift and implants.
I am 5 weeks post-op and already have rippling to my right breast. I can also feel the implant. My left one seems fine. I started as an A cup and am 5’6″ 117lbs. Is this normal this soon after surgery, and will it get worse? Thanks
I had my breast implants removed yesterday morning and I’m wondering if at this point if it’s possible to have too much compression? I’m wanting to wear a sports bra over my ace wrap to keep the ace in place. Is that a bad idea?
I’m thinking of getting a size down to 375cc moderate/high . By looking at the picture of my dream breast, can you tell me if I should go for moderate or high profile ?what size work best for me?
Are these symptoms to be expected?
Remove and Replace Oct 5th 550cc HP above muscle to 750cc MRP below muscle. They have not looked right from day 1. The implant does not fill my breast.
The doctor said that my tissue and skin are the culprits, not able to hold the implants up. I am 128 lbs. 5’4 and before surgery between B and C cup.
71 years old, had breast implants @ 34 yrs old. Now they are bothering me. See on x-ray the leakage. I can no longer sleep on stomach.
I had a breast lift with augmentation and ended up with a 36c, and I’m almost 1 month post op and unhappy. Will I get bigger with the 400cc I received? 5’6, 160lbs.
My Dr said he will lift my implants upward on my chest wall and I asked him what about the double bubble and the flexion deformity and he said he can try to get rid of it but he tried last surgery and now I’m going in for my 3rd surgery.
I am 49, had original Breast Augmentation (silicone) in 2006 after losing 100lbs+ I was fairly happy with results, however, my right breast never completely dropped.
Q&A: FOLLOW UP IMPLANTS ARE STILL TOO FAR APART AND UNDER MY ARM. I’M 3 MONTHS POST OP, WHAT DO I DO?
I am having surgery in four days for breast implant removal -and i am about to go out to a dinner invitation I have tonight. Can I have one cup of white wine with dinner ? I know red wine is a no , I cut that two weeks ago.
My appointment is this week and I’m a bit nervous about the result. I have a wide chest and sternum. I’m a B cup with good breast tissue. The doctor recommended 375cc high profile when I told him I wanted a proportionate, natural look.
I had silicon implants on Monday 02/13/12. I have 400 cc’s in left breast and 450 cc’s in the right breast under the muscle incision under breast fold. Today I started noticing that my breast make creaking/burping noises when I move a certain way.
Q&A: CAN SOMEONE EXPLAIN THE INTERNAL BRA PROCEDURE AND HOW IT IS COMPLETED? CAN THE INTERNAL BRA BE PLACED THROUGH THE AREOLA?
I notice that after breast augmentation, pretty much all woman has a period of this “bulgy” look at the top of the breast.
I have quit smoking for two weeks now and just had my surgery today. I was wondering when its safe to start smoking again without risking C.C.?
"How long to wait to have sex after breast augmentation?"
Read a question and answer from Dr. Pousti related to muscle size 480cc Sientra textured.
"I am 17 days post-op. I noticed it immediately after surgery but assumed it would be absorbed or something to that effect. Now I have begun to massage my breasts and realize it is still there. I can feel it and it makes a noise when it moves around."
I had surgery 6 weeks ago. I was really flat the first few days. After about a week, I pulled my drains bc they were always low....
Read about a woman who had soreness after breast augmentation surgery.
Q&A: SYMMASTIA REPAIR, DO YOU SEW THE SKIN DOWN TO THE BONE IN CLEAVAGE? OR DO YOU JUST HOPE IT REATTACHES AFTER SURGERY?
Q&A: I’M 5’9, 185 LBS, WIDE CHEST & HIPS AND 38C. WOULD I HAVE TO SEE A PLASTIC SURGEON THAT DOES X LARGE IMPLANTS?
Hi, I had a breast augmentation operation 52 days ago. Before operation we decide moderate plus anatomical (295 cc) but doctor try it And go to high profile, I am a little suspicious about it.
Q&A: DO SILICONE GEL IMPLANTS DROP AND FLUFF AFTER THEY SETTLE?
I have currently 1000cc implants and I feel they’re just too large for my body I like the size but I do not like how unnatural they feel...
Q&A: I HAD MY BREAST IMPLANT SURGERY BUT MY IMPLANTS JUST LOOK AND FEEL SO SMALL. CAN I EXPECT ANY POSITIVE CHANGES IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS?
I am getting into Cross Fitness and as I am researching I find where some say you should get your implants over the muscle and others say under. Then some say get small implants while others say size doesn’t matter.
I had breast augmentation 4 days ago, I was originally a 34B / 36A. I chose 450 CC implants for the surgery. Looking at my breast now it appears one is larger then the other- is it normal for one to swell more then the other?
I have a high rib cage which is why my implants dont project much. Should I consider a ultra high profile saline implant or just accept the fact boobs don’t look big on me?
I have seen only one over 60 explants without lift pictures. Is that because they look bad. Seems no one older post pictures. I am 64 and want to explant.
Q&A: I LIVE BY THE LAGREE PILATES METHOD. NEARLY EVERYTHING IS FROM A PLANKING POSITION. AFTER A SILICON UNDER MUSCLE BA, WHEN IS IT SAFE TO CONTINUE THAT KIND OF EXERCISE AGAIN? WHAT YOUR THOUGHTS ARE ON BEST POST-OPERATIVE MOVEMENT AND CARE?