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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Does Board Certification really matter for Breast Augmentation Surgery in Tampa

It seems like there is a health care provider on every corner these days, offering Breast Augmentation Surgery.  But that does not mean they are all qualified to perform your surgery.  Many doctors are board certified, but they don’t always advertise WHAT they are board certified in.  Don’t be misled. Be informed about your care. When considering Breast Augmentation in Tampa, there is no substitute…

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Should You Change Your Breast Implants Every 10 Years?

If your breast implants are ten years old, is it time to change them? This is a commonly asked question by patients who come to see Dr. Moraitis for Breast Augmentation Surgery in Tampa.  So, what is the recommendation? Breast Augmentation with saline or silicone breast implants may seem like a permanent solution to improving the look of your breasts.  However, it is not a…

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Are they real? The New Trend for Breast Augmentation Surgery in Tampa

“Less is more” seems to be the trend these days when it comes to influencing women’s decision on what size breast implant they choose.  In fact, we have seen a recent increase in women who come to East Lake Plastic Surgery Center desiring more conservative, natural-looking Breast Augmentation results.  Some women who already have breast implants are coming to see Dr. Moraitis to exchange them…

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Are Breast Implants Really Safe

The most popular plastic surgery procedure performed in the United States is breast implants.  In fact, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, close to 400,000 women get them every year. However, regardless of how popular this procedure has become, the same question is asked frequently during our breast augmentation consultations…….are breast implants really safe? Silicone Safety Regardless of the popularity of breast…

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