[:en]Breast Augmentation Implant Shapes[:]

[:en]Dr. Naidu has created an infographic on breast implant shapes to help you make an informed decision about which type of implant to select for your breast augmentation. The two available implant shapes are round implants and teardrop or anatomic implants. Dr. Naidu describes the differences between the two implants in this informative infographic. Read more about these different implant types, … Read More

The Vampire Breast Lift

The Vampire Breast Lift? In the non-ending search for cheaper and faster ways to achieve larger and lifted breasts, some practitioners have resorted to injecting breasts with various fillers, including saline, silicone, fat, hyaluronic acid, and most recently, platelet rich plasma (PRP). Advocates for the use of fillers in the breasts argue that it is ideal for women who wish … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions: Breast Implants

1. How long do breast implants last? Breast implants are man-made synthetic devices, so they will wear out with time.  In general, the shell of the implant begins to wear out at ten years, but in some cases the implant remains intact for 20 years or longer.  In these cases, I recommend leaving the implant alone. 2. What should be … Read More

[:en]WHAT IS THE IDEAL IMPLANT®?[:]

[:en]If I could select a perfect breast implant for my patients, what would it look and feel like?  It would be soft and feel completely natural when placed in the breast.  It would have a low rate of rupture and capsular contracture, the scar tissue which can occur around breast implants.  It would also settle well with time, allowing the … Read More

[:en]WHAT IS CAPSULAR CONTRACTURE?[:]

[:en]Capsular contracture of the breast refers to the formation of thick scar tissue surrounding a breast implant. It affects 2.8 to 15.9 percent of breast implant patients, and it is the most common cause of reoperation following both cosmetic and reconstructive implant surgery of the breast.1,2 It is, in fact, the most unpredictable and challenging complication following breast implant surgery. … Read More

[:en]BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS[:]

[:en] 1. Who is a good candidate for a breast reduction? Any woman in good health who feels that her breasts are too large for her body is a good candidate for a breast reduction. 2. Where are the incisions made, and are there any visible breast reduction scars? The incisions are either made around the nipple and down the … Read More

Breast Augmentation vs Breast Lift – Infographic

At what point do you know if you need a breast lift vs breast implants (or both)? While often combined as part of one enhancement procedure, breast augmentation and breast lift surgery are wholly different operations, and one may be better suited for some women than others.

Do I Need a Breast Lift, or Implants, or Both?

[:en]Many patients present to my office for evaluation for cosmetic breast surgery, but are unsure if they need a breast augmentation, breast lift, or a combination of the two procedures.  These women have typically finished having their children, and they report that they experienced a significant change in the size and/or shape of their breasts following pregnancy and breast-feeding. When … Read More

Breast Lift Frequently Asked Questions

1. Breast lift vs breast augmentation: Which one do I need? If you like your size when wearing a bra, but you note that your breasts sag or droop out of the bra, then a lift is a good option. If you feel too small in your bra, then augmentation is a better option. Some patients need both, but this … Read More