Archive for June, 2013

How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

In a perfect world, your breast implants would last a lifetime. Unfortunately, that is simply an unrealistic expectation. Like all medical devices, breast implants will eventually wear out and deteriorate over time. The good news is that breast implant technology has advanced considerably in recent years, and implants are more durable and long-lasting than ever […]

Correction of Breast Asymmetry

Breast asymmetry is very common, and most women experience this condition to some degree. In most cases, breast asymmetry is very minor and doesn’t impact the appearance of your breasts in a significant way. But for some women breast asymmetry is more severe, leading to self-consciousness or embarrassment when wearing workout clothes, bikinis, and during […]

Breast Implant Placement Options

You will need to make several important decisions during the planning phase of your breast augmentation. One of these involves the placement of your breast implants. There are two main breast implant placement options to choose from: Subglandular (over the muscle) Submuscular (under the muscle) If you choose the subglandular placement option, our board-certified plastic […]

Breast Augmentation Incision Options

As you begin to plan your breast augmentation, you will have many options to choose from in order to achieve your desired outcome. One of the most important breast augmentation options involves where to place your incisions. Our plastic surgeons will review your medical history and listen carefully to your aesthetic goals before recommending the […]

Breast Implant Size and Cup Size

One of the most important decisions you will have to make about your breast augmentation involves choosing the right breast implant size. During your initial consultation and throughout the planning phase of your procedure, our board-certified plastic surgeons at Marietta Plastic Surgery will guide you through this process to ensure you choose a breast implant […]

Can I Run and Jog with Breast Implants?

If you love to run – competitively, for exercise, enjoyment or a combination of these reasons – you may be wondering whether breast augmentation is right for you. While breast augmentation does not technically interfere with running, you may want to consider: Breast implant size – Breast implants that are too large may interfere with […]

Swimming with Breast Implants

After breast augmentation, you'll have to wait for your plastic surgeon to clear you for swimming. It's important to allow three to four weeks for your breast incisions to heal completely, so that water won't cause an infection or interfere with the still-healing incisions. If you swim in pools or at the beach, or otherwise […]

How Body Shape Affects Breast Augmentation Results

Selecting the right implant to accentuate your natural body type and shape is an important part of your breast augmentation procedure. Our Atlanta area patients can benefit from a consultation with an experienced cosmetic surgeon and our Vectra 3D Imaging system. If you are a smaller framed woman, you will likely want to choose a […]

Losing Weight After Breast Augmentation

Losing a significant amount of weight after your breast augmentation can have negative effects on the results of your breast enhancement. If a large weight loss is in your plans, talk with the Atlanta plastic surgeons at Marietta Plastic Surgery about when breast augmentation may be right for you. Because your breasts are made up […]

Fat Grafting for Breast Augmentation

Fat grafting is becoming an increasingly popular way to sculpt your body into the shape you desire. At Marietta Plastic Surgery, our skilled plastic surgeons can help our Atlanta area patients enhance their figure by taking fat from unwanted places and using it to improve your figure in other places. Choosing fat grafting for your […]