Breast Implant Profiles

As with any type of cosmetic surgery, the decision to undergo breast augmentation is a big one. It is important that a patient thoroughly understands the basics of the procedure, as well as the options she has when it comes to the final look. Most patients are aware that they can choose from a selection of breast implant types, but did you know that you…

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Myths about Breast Implants, Debunked

Almost everyone is familiar with the term “breast implants.” Even so, there are still many misconceptions about undergoing breast implant surgery in the Tampa Bay area and what to expect from the outcome.  Below, we will debunk popular myths about breast augmentation so you are informed before undergoing surgery. Myth: If I get the same implants as my friend, our breasts will look the same….

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Can you Nurse after Breast Implants?

Breast augmentations are one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States, which isn’t going to change anytime soon. More women are considering implants at a younger age, but a frequent question for many patients is: If I get implants can I still breast feed? We discuss this issue in Palm Harbor, FL, with patients often. There are a number of factors that…

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The History and Evolution of Breast Implants

Throughout history, femininity has been connected to the shape and volume of the breasts. Many women today undergo breast augmentations to correct small breasts and increase their self-esteem. This blog will overview the history and evolution of breast implants. The first attempt at a breast augmentation was in 1895, when surgeon Vincenz Czerny transferred a lipoma to the breast. By the 1950s, many injectable fillers…

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Preparing for Your Breast Implants

Undergoing breast augmentation surgery can be exciting and also overwhelming. To help you prepare for your transformation, below are some tips to make sure your home, wardrobe and  you are ready. Home Sweet Home. Following surgery, you will be taking some time to recover at home before continuing with your normal activities. For a better recovery, make your room relaxing and serene. Put away your…

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Implants: Which is Better?

Choosing which type of breast implants are best for you can be very tricky. Saline or silicone? High or low profile? The list goes on! Here is some key information that will help you when considering breast implants. Silicone versus Saline? Saline Breast Implants: Saline breast implants are filled with sterile saline water after confirming proper placement in surgery. In the event that a saline…

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Breast Implant Tip – Itching Breasts After Your Surgery

It is common to feel itchiness after your Breast Augmentation surgery. This sensation is typically related to a histamine release during the healing process and also the return of nerve sensations in the treated area. You should discuss your symptoms with Dr. Moraitis and not simply take anti-histamines for treatment. It is important to ensure that the itchiness is not caused by any allergic reactions,…

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5 Reasons Bra Sizes Change

In Palm Harbor Cosmetics, breast implants are measured by ccs. Implant ccs do not directly translate into A, B, C, D, or DD; though, Florida patients may use bra measurements to explain their desires. Why measure in ccs? Bra sizes change for different reasons.     Weight Fluctuation When patients gain and lose weight, their bra size may change. Breasts are composed of fatty tissue; when overall…

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5 Reasons Implant Size Matters

In Palm Harbor, patients can choose implants of varying sizes. Patients can choose between small, medium, or large for breast appearance. Before a breast reconstruction, augmentation, or breast surgery, a surgeon can help patients choose a particular size. In what ways is sizing important? Here are 5 reasons size matters:      Fitting the Frame Patients have different body structures. When patients are sized for implants, plastic…

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Top 3 Ways to Avoid Corrective Procedures

An effective procedure may improve patient’s self-esteem and body image.  When a procedure is not performed correctly, patients may desire additional procedures. Although plastic surgeons in Tampa Bay, Florida may offer corrections, these corrections require more money, time, and healing.  To avoid corrective procedures, patients may take the following steps: Understand Surgeon Qualifications Board certification may offer patients an indicator of surgeon skill. Patients may…

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