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What To Do When Your Saline-Filled Breast Implant Goes Flat

OMG! So your saline-filled breast implant has gone flat- What to do? Many women in the United States underwent cosmetic breast augmentation and breast reconstruction with saline-filled breast implants in between 1992 and 2006. This number, according to procedural statistics is large, equating to several million women who have been implanted with saline-filled breast implants. …

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Is Liposuction for Men?

Summer will soon be upon us, and women aren't the only ones who want to look good in a swimsuit. In 2010, more than one million men underwent cosmetic procedures, with liposuction being the third most popular procedure. This isn't surprising given that fat deposits and cellulite can plague men as well as women. Dr. …

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Do the results of liposuction last?

As long as the patient maintains a healthy life-style, including exercise and a sensible diet, liposuction results are long lasting. Once the fat cells have been removed from an area there is no longer a preferential fat storage area and any fat gain will be distributed more evenly over the rest of the body.

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Am I a good candidate for liposuction?

Liposuction is not used for weight loss, rather to correct problem areas or fat bulges. A candidate will be close to their ideal weight because liposuction is typically performed in patients that have an area of fat they find hard to lose. The fat removed does not weight a lot, so patients should expect a …

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What surgery can improve the appearance of breasts?

Three common procedures are performed: breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction. Augmentation mammaplasty is a procedure that can safely enlarge a small breast or increase an undesired size. Different techniques are used, but in general this is performed using saline or silicone implants. Implants may be placed in different positions depending on the physical make-up …

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