Will I Lose Nipple Sensation If I Have A Breast Augmentation?

If having reduced nipple sensation is not an option for you, you may need to reassess whether breast implants are the right choice for you, as it can be difficult to predict which women will have lasting sensation loss. Approximately 15% of women who undergo breast augmentation have a lasting loss of nipple sensation. What Can I Do To Reduce the Risk Of Nipple Sensation…

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Breastfeeding With Breast Implants: Facts and Myths

There is a common myth that women who have breast implants will be unable to breastfeed after having children. In reality, the majority of women who undergo a Tampa breast augmentation procedure will have absolutely no trouble breastfeeding. While some surgical procedures do increase the likelihood that you will have some difficulty breastfeeding, most sub-glandular and subpectoral procedures carry no increased risk. What Type of Surgery Should…

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Is It Too Late to Get Breast Implants This Summer?

With less than a month to go until summer, everyone is breaking out their tank tops and bathing suits. Summer clothes are revealing – but are you happy with what you have to reveal? Maybe you wish that you could feel just a little more confident in your bathing suit. Perhaps summer has always been difficult for you, as you face the prospect of cleavage…

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How Safe Are Silicone Breast Implants?

The FDA restricted use of silicone gel breast implants to the general market in 1992 out of fears that they could be linked to a number of cancers and autoimmune conditions. Only those patients who qualified and participated in the trials after that time were allowed to have silicone gel implants placed.  As of 2006, however, the FDA has re-approved the silicone gel filled implants for all…

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Should I Combine My Tampa Breast Augmentation and Lift Surgery?

Are you considering combined Tampa Breast Augmentation and Lift Surgery?  If you want to correct droopiness of your breasts, and increase/maintain fullness in the upper portion of your breasts, this combination surgery may be right for you. Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift Surgery at Moraitis Plastic Surgery are two very effective procedures that can be combined or performed alone to achieve the look you desire….

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Is Surveillance for Breast Implant Rupture Necessary after Breast Augmentation Surgery?

Unfortunately, breast implants do not last forever; they are not considered “lifetime devices”.  Surveillance depends on the type of implant used for your breast augmentation.  Saline (salt water) implants typically require annual breast exams by your Plastic Surgeon or GYN/Primary Care Doctor, as these implants typically leak or rupture in an obvious fashion. There is usually a sudden loss of volume leading to an asymmetry…

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Bridal Makeovers Increasing with Tampa Breast Augmentation Surgery

Tampa Breast Augmentation Surgeons commonly see women who seek a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon to provide a more proportionate body shape. Brides wanting a Bridal Makeover are opting for Breast Augmentation and other Body Contouring procedures to look and feel beautiful on their wedding day. All women want to look their best on their wedding day.  After all, it is one of the most important…

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Short Incision Breast Augmentation with the Keller Funnel™

When it comes to your decision to have breast augmentation surgery with a Board Certified Tampa Breast Augmentation Surgeon, you have several decisions to make. What type of breast implant do you want? Saline or Silicone? What size implant do you want? Do you want to utilize an incision under the breast (inframammary), around the base of the areola (periareolar), or under the armpit (transaxillary)?…

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Are Silicone Gel Gummy Bear Breast Implants Right for You?

As a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in Tampa Breast Implants, I often get asked about the different types of implants available. First let me say that not all gel implants are created equally.  With the recent introduction of Natrelle’s Style 410 breast implant, also known as a “gummy bear” implant or “gummies”, you have more options.  This newly released gummy bear implant is a shaped, form-stable silicone gel…

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The ABC’s to Finding the Best Plastic Surgeon for Your Breast Augmentation

A- ASK your friends and family. Your friends and family members who have undergone breast augmentation can be an excellent resource when searching for a Plastic Surgeon locally that provides the level of quality service and care you are looking for. They can also help you prepare for what questions to ask your surgeon when you are ready. B – Make sure your Plastic Surgeon…

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