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Mentor MemoryShape Implants Now FDA-Approved

It looks like 2013 is the year of the silicone breast implants! Last February, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Allergan’s  Natrelle 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Gel Filled Breast Implants for aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries. Just this week, the FDA also announced the approval of MemoryShape breast implants, an implant manufactured by Mentor …

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Your Quick Guide to Silicone Implant Options in New York

If you have been considering breast implants in New York, you may be presented with two options: silicone or saline filled implants. Both implants have their own set of pros and cons.  Which implant you choose largely depends on several factors such as your existing body frame, current size of breast tissue, surgical goals, and …

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Breast Implants and the Woman Athlete: What You Need to Know

If you’ve been contemplating having a breast augmentation in New York as an athlete, you may be wondering whether or not breast implants will have an impact on your activity level. Here at our practice, we have received a lot of visits from marathon runners, CrossFitter goes, swimmers about the possibility of improving the appearance and …

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What Every Mom Has to Know Before Getting Breast Implants

Breast augmentation can enhance the size of your breasts and make it more appealing. However, if you are a breastfeeding mother, the procedure might cause certain effects on your ability to feed your baby with breast milk. It is an important thing to consider, so it is best to get the facts straight. Will I …

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Angelina Jolie Chose Teardrop Implants for a More Natural Look

The 37-year old Angelina Jolie revealed last May in an op-ed article in the New York Times that she had a preventive mastectomy last February which was followed by breast reconstruction via breast implants in April. The decision was made by Jolie after finding out that she had an 87 percent risk of having breast …

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What Are The Differences Between Form Stable And Cohesive Gel Implants?

Patients in New York who choose to undergo breast augmentation have the decision of what type of breast implant to use. There are many types of breast implants to choose from, though two common kinds are form stable implants and cohesive gel implants. Both form stable implants, also known as gummy bear implants, and cohesive …

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How is Breast Implant Rippling Corrected?

Breast rippling occurs when wrinkles, ripples, or unequal contours appear with breast implants. Very commonly rippling happens from implants when the tissues are very thin, so when either the patient’s tissues are thinned out, or they were very thin to begin with. So how would you correct this? Dr. Steven Wallach would suggest using an …

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How do I choose the right breast implant? – New York City Breast Augmentation

I can’t tell you how many times I get email requests regarding what is the best breast implants for a given person.  These individuals want to know if a given breast implant is right for them.  Mind you, I have not examined or even spoken to the prospective patient before this brief email encounter.  I am asked about …

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Getting a New Implant after an Infection

Patients rarely experience infection from their breast augmentation, but it does occur. Bacterial infections cause pain, tenderness, swelling and redness around the infection site. If you experience any of these symptoms, it’s important to consult with your plastic surgeon as soon as possible. Dr. Steven Wallach explains the ideal time to get a new breast …

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What is a Direct to Implant Breast Reconstruction?

When it comes to breast reconstruction following mastectomy, there are many available techniques. One technique, direct to implant reconstruction, can be done for some patients who desire to have breast implants inserted directly after their mastectomy. Read on to learn more about how this procedure is done. The Procedure A direct to implant reconstruction is …

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How is Bottoming Out of Breast Implants Corrected?

As with any surgical procedure, breast augmentation with implants comes with the risk of complications. Bottoming out is one complication that can occur. Thankfully, Dr. Wallach in New York can easily remedy this issue with breast implant revision surgery. What is Bottoming Out? Bottoming out refers to the implant falling down, often below the normal …

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Things to Discuss With Revision Breast Augmentation Using a Smaller Implant

When patients are unhappy with the size of their implants, the majority would like larger implants. However, sometimes a patient who has large breast implants will desire to go down a few sizes to smaller implants. When this happens, there are certain things that need to be discussed during the consultation and exam. Depending on …

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