Category Archives: Breast Implants

Why do patients opt for implant revision?

People sometimes wonder why a woman would opt to have revision surgery for her breast implants. Here are the main reasons for implant revision and how Dr. Smith handles the surgery for each. Capsular contracture You’ve heard of this side effect with breast implants. When an implant is placed into the body, there is a […]


What Are Gummy Bear Implants?

If you’ve been doing some research about breast augmentation, you know there will be a series of other decisions you’ll need to make beyond simply having the procedure. One of those decisions will be the type of implant. In the past there has been two options, saline or silicone, but a few years ago another […]


Mammograms with Breast Implants: What You Need to Know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a yearly campaign designed to spread national awareness about breast cancer, a condition that impacts millions of women each year. For many years, it was believed that women with breast implants were at a greater risk for developing breast cancer. Fortunately, advances in research have disproved that myth. Still, […]


The 4 Biggest Breast Augmentation Myths

Breast Augmentation remains the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the United States, with close to 300,000 procedures performed in the last year alone. And that number continues to rise. Given the popularity of the surgery, it’s no surprise that there are several myths and incorrect assumptions in circulation. In this blog, we will clear […]


What You Need to Know About Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is an important option for women who have lost one or both breasts as a result of mastectomy or other cancer treatment. Breast reconstruction is also an option for those who have drastically different breast sizes due to an injury or a congenital or developmental abnormality. What Is the Breast Reconstruction Procedure? Breast […]


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