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How to Choose a Breast Implant Plastic Surgeon You Can Trust?

Breast implant cosmetic surgery is a major procedure that should only be performed by a fully trained and experienced surgeon. The skill and expertise of the surgeon will have a key influence on the final outcome of the procedure. Patients

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Questions to Ask Your Breast Implant Plastic Surgeon

A candidate for breast implant cosmetic surgery should have a clear understanding of what the procedure involves, what are its benefits and limitations, and how long will it take to recover after the surgery. Each patient may have certain questions

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Preparing for Breast Implant Surgery

Figures compiled by the ASPS reveal that more than 4.5 million breast implant cosmetic surgery procedures were performed in the US between 1997 and 2012. Breast augmentation currently ranks as the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the country. To

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Breast Implant Removal

Breast augmentation currently ranks as the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the US. While the success rates and sustainability of breast implants have dramatically improved over the years, most women will still require breast implant removal or replacement at

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Your Breast Implant Surgery Consultation

Pre-operative consultation plays a vital role in a major cosmetic surgery procedure such as breast implants and lays the foundation for a successful surgery. Breast implant procedure is significantly customizable, which means the patient’s proactive involvement is necessary during the

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Types of Breast Implants

Breast implant surgery is one of the more customizable cosmetic surgery procedures, which provides multiple options for the implant size and type, incision placement, and implant positioning. Choosing the right type of breast implants is the key decision, and it

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Breast Implant Surgery Risks and Safety

As per the latest ASAPS data, breast implant surgery currently ranks as the second most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the US after liposuction. Success rates in implant surgery have dramatically improved over the years, and more women now feel

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Top Plastic Surgery Procedures for Women and Men

Until a few decades ago, cosmetic surgery procedures were seen as the exclusive domain of the rich and the famous. The average woman or man next door had little access to these procedures due to their prohibitive costs. However, with

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Breast Implant Procedure Steps

Breast implant surgery ranks among the most sought after cosmetic surgery procedures in the US. Customizability is one of the unique advantages of this procedure, which allows the surgeon to tailor the results according to the patient’s needs. But the

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Choosing the Best Liposuction Surgeon in Houston

Advancements in surgical techniques have made liposuction a safer and more effective cosmetic surgery procedure over the decades. But the skill and experience of the operating surgeon still continues to be the single most influential factor in determining the final

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