Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Achieving Your Desired Breast Augmentation Results

  For many women considering breast augmentation at our St. Louis, MO, practice, a major concern is whether they will achieve natural-looking results. This apprehension makes sense because plenty of women in the media and everyday life have very obvious implants. Unnatural results usually occur for 1 of 2 reasons: either the breast augmentation was …

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Should I Lose Weight Before or After My Breast Augmentation?

  Many of the patients we see considering breast augmentation at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery are in the midst of making a personal transformation that often includes losing weight. This could be simply toning certain trouble spots, or making major lifestyle changes that include changing their diet and exercise habits. In either case, women typically want …

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Breast Augmentation: Before or After Pregnancy?

The timing of breast augmentation, especially as it relates to motherhood, is typically a major consideration for prospective patients. In this blog post, I want to take a moment to answer some of the specific questions my breast augmentation patients in St. Louis often ask. Once you have a clear understanding of the relationship between …

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Breast Augmentation: “Is it normal for…?”

Women excited about getting breast implants at our St. Louis practice often share a common worry: recovery. Our surgeons provide a detailed list of instructions and thoroughly explain what to expect during recovery, but there are plenty of questions we hear from patients in the days and weeks after their breast augmentation procedures. In this …

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Breast Implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL)

Yesterday, the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) came out with a report on the subject of breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a rare type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Reports of a possible link between the two subjects surfaced in 2011, and since that time, the FDA has determined that there is sufficient …

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What Makes a Breast Augmentation “Rapid Recovery”?

My colleagues and I are pleased to offer a rapid recovery option for breast augmentation here at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery. If you're wondering how rapid recovery breast augmentation is different from other approaches to the procedure, as well as whether you're a candidate, this blog post is for you. Although traditional breast augmentation doesn't …

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Answers to Some Private Questions About Breast Augmentation

Women considering breast augmentation at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery arrive at their consultations well-informed, but many still have plenty of questions. The most common questions are about the procedure itself, the different types of breast implants, and what to expect during the recovery. Other questions, however, are a bit more private or related to a …

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5 Tips for Shopping After a Breast Augmentation

It is no surprise that a woman’s body shape will be different after a breast augmentation procedure. It also comes as no surprise that finding the right clothing to fit your enhanced contours can be complex. The first step to getting started on your new wardrobe is always to consult your surgeon about what types …

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