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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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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Should I Breastfeed After My Breast Augmentation?

Just because you choose to augment your breasts, does not mean that you cannot breastfeed anymore. The Medical Journal of Australia published a study, which proved that one in five women who have augmented breasts is either unwilling or unable to breastfeed. We spoke to a few experts to understand this issue. Dr. Moraitis of Tampa and Palm Harbor, FL says that even though there…

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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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Plastic Surgery Trends: “No Touch” Silicone Breast Augmentation Technique

Plastic surgeons now consider new surgical techniques for cosmetic patients when it comes to silicone breast augmentation. In Palm Harbor, FL, cosmetic surgeons are implementing a “No Touch” technique. As opposed to other cosmetic approaches, this method offers certain benefits. What makes the “No Touch” technique different? Read on for what this approach offers Florida patients: Fewer Risks The “No Touch” procedure uses a Keller…

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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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