Can Short Women Look Good with Breast Implants?

Breast implants can look great on any woman — tall, short, voluptuous or petite. Women of a smaller stature often have questions about picking their implants and making important decisions about their procedure. Here, Los Angeles-area plastic surgeon George Sanders discusses the factors that short women must consider about breast implants. Best Implant Size for… 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

Does Breast Implant Removal Require Breast Lift?

The overwhelming majority of Dr. George Sanders’ breast augmentation patients love their results and happily enjoy their implants for many years. However, the doctor does see the occasional patient who wants her breast implants removed (a.k.a., “explanted”). These are either patients whose own breast tissue has increased significantly since surgery or patients with intractable hardness… 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

Anxiety about Implant Rupture (and How to Minimize It)

To properly weigh the pros and cons of breast augmentation, women considering this procedure need the facts. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation floating around the Internet about implant rupture. In this blog post, Dr. George Sanders, a trusted Los Angeles breast implant surgeon, sets the record straight about implant rupture and offers tips… Continue reading

What Do You Wish You’d Known before Breast Augmentation?

Planning for breast augmentation is an exciting and busy time. As you dream about what your augmented breasts will look like and you plan for your surgery and recovery, questions may arise about the procedure, implant options and recovery period. Dr. George Sanders, a Los Angeles breast augmentation surgeon, thought it would be helpful to… Continue reading


A recent article looked at the rate of capsular contracture 5 years after silicone implant breast augmentation (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2013; 132: 1115 – 1123). Scar tissue, called a capsule, forms around every breast implant. In some cases this scar tissue may contract, a condition known as capsular contracture (CC), producing a deformed breast… Continue reading

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