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Correcting Tuberous Breasts

Tuberous breasts are an oft-misunderstood anomaly that occurs when breast development is restricted by the surrounding tissues. Tuberous breasts have a small, narrow base, a lack of tissue and skin in the lower portion of the breasts, are sagging, have an unusually wide space between the breasts, a higher than normal fold beneath the breasts,… Continue reading

Can Implants Make My Breasts Look Perkier?

Breast augmentation surgery enables women to achieve the shape and contour they always wanted. A variety of implants and surgical techniques can help women look and feel their best by restoring fullness and volume to their breasts. Many women who seek bigger breasts are bothered by breast sag and wonder if implants can also make… Continue reading

Picking the Breast Implant Shape that Is Best for You

If you are planning to have breast implants placed, you have many important decisions to make, including selecting the shape of your implants. Implant shape directly influences the type of result you will see after surgery. Dr. George Sanders encourages you to learn as much as you can about implant shapes. Below, he shares a… Continue reading

Breast Implant Removal: What to Know

Every year hundreds of thousands of women safely undergo breast augmentation and are delighted with their results. Despite the excellent safety record and success of breast augmentation, some women do choose to exchange or remove their implants down the road for certain reasons. It’s important that anyone thinking of undergoing breast augmentation consider the long-term… Continue reading

Breast Implant Placement: Over vs. Under the Muscle

When planning breast augmentation surgery, there are several important decisions to make: implant size, implant filling, incision location and implant placement. The implants can be placed either over the chest muscle (or the pectoralis major muscle, which is a fan-shaped muscle located over the rib cage) or below it. Here, Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr.… Continue reading

Should I Wear a Bra to Bed after Breast Augmentation?

With the time and financial commitment of breast augmentation, it’s no surprise that patients are careful after surgery and protective over their enhanced breasts. Dr. George Sanders, a plastic surgeon in the Los Angeles area, receives a number of questions about post-operative care. Many patients have asked whether it is a good idea to wear… Continue reading

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