Category Archives: Breast augmentation



Breast Reduction works

We are pursuing a research project which has been approved by our Investigational Review Board at the hospital, looking at the benefits of breast reduction not only on neck and back pain but also on Hand, Shoulder and Arm function. We have a patient who calculated that she had spent over 40,000 dollars over the […]


Breast augmentation consultation

This is a great reason to use Zwivel for a getting information before you go in for a consultation. At the consultation in our office you first watch a video which answers many of your questions and goes over all of the basic information. Then you will meet with me, the plastic surgeon. I go […]


Above or Under the Muscle. Which is better for breast implants?

There is much debate over the optimal location for the implants in regard to the pectoralis muscle. Most plastic surgeons recommend placing the implants UNDER the muscle for the following reasons 1) Less incidence of capsular contracture 2) More natural look with a better transition from upper chest to breast. Less “fake” augmented look. Many […]


Breast implant size

Breast size is a very personal and intimate decision. First it is important to have a good understanding about what size you “truly” are. Many bra companies confuse women with the non-standard bra sizing system. Getting sized by your plastic surgeon gives you a better idea of what cup size you are starting with. It […]


Perky breasts

Breast augmentation surgery is optimal for patients who would like to have larger volume. The nipple position is often carried slightly lower with an implant due to the extra weight on the breast and thus some patients would like to consider a mastopexy at the same time. While a peri-areolar mastopexy have huge advantages to minimize […]



No Pain, No Gain

Capsular contracture is a condition which occurs when the bodies scar tissue contracts around a foreign substance. The etiology for this is hypothesized to be reactive to an irritant, usually a micro amount of bacteria which normally co-exists on the skin. This subclinical infection can result in a fibroblast response which can result in proliferation […]



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