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Choosing Implant Volumes in Cosmetic Breast Augmentation

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Choosing to undergo breast augmentation is an exciting decision that can lead to a life-changing confidence boost. The next decision to make is on the type of breast implant and volume. As a patient of our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Christopher Schaffer, you will be able to take advantage of his expert eye for aesthetics…

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Most Popular Breast Lift Options

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Breast lifts are a popular procedure for women who may not necessarily be interested in augmentation, but rather a correction to the natural aging process. Restoring a more youthful, feminine proportion is made possible through a breast lift, and this procedure can also help undergarments and swimsuits fit more attractively. Breast lifts should be highly…

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Getting a Brazilian Buttocks Lift (BBL) and Breast Augmentation at the Same Time

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At Schaffer Plastic Surgery, BBLs and breast augmentations are among our most popular procedures. Many women experience the positive benefits of one of these procedures and return later for the other procedure. In some cases, Dr. Schaffer might recommend getting a BBL and breast augmentation at the same time for women who are sure they…

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The Difference Between Saline and Silicone Breast Implants

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Women who are interested in breast augmentation and do their own research about the procedure will likely learn about the many options that are available to ensure the most natural-looking outcome. One decision to be made is whether to choose saline or silicone breast implants. The silicone versus saline breast implant question is the most…

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How to Find the Best Plastic Surgeon for Breast Augmentation

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When considering breast augmentation, it is impossible to overemphasize the importance of finding the best plastic surgeon possible. Although breast augmentation is a commonly performed procedure, it takes experience, skill and aesthetic discernment for a plastic surgeon to effectively achieve a patient’s goals. Learning how to find the best plastic surgeon for breast augmentation is…

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Is Breast Augmentation Surgery Safe?

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A top priority among patients considering breast augmentation is safety, as it should be. Elective procedures, like breast augmentation, would not be worth the risk if they were unsafe. While the procedure is safe, any surgical procedure has inherent risks. Here, we will explain how you can mitigate potential risks and ensure the best outcome…

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Tips for Breast Augmentation: Over or Under the Muscle?

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Women who are interested in breast augmentation and do their own research about the procedure will likely learn about the many options that are available to ensure the most natural-looking outcome. One choice that will need to be made between you and your plastic surgeon is whether to place your implants over or under the…

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Breast Augmentation Recovery

Breast augmentation is one of the most frequently performed procedures at Schaffer Plastic Surgery. Dr. Schaffer executes an individualized plan with his augmentation procedures to dramatically or subtly restore and reshape the breasts. To those contemplating this procedure, it is important to consider what is involved in the recovery. In addition to relaxation and rest,…

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What to Do If Your Breast Implants are Deflating or Ruptured

At Schaffer Plastic Surgery, breast augmentation procedures are among our safest, most routinely conducted procedures. Our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Christopher Schaffer, is a renowned expert in breast enhancement and has even served as a member of the Mentor LEAD Advisory Board which is a select group of plastic surgeons chosen for their leadership and…

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What is Breast Fat Grafting?

As our bodies go through natural changes as we age, those changes often include accumulation of stubborn fat in unwanted areas alongside loss of fullness or shape to the breasts. Breast fat grafting can be a beneficial choice for individuals seeking two-in-one benefits from a procedure as it uses your body’s natural fat to improve…

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