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The Difference Between Saline and Silicone Breast Implants

Woman holding breast implants

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

Plastic surgeon showing a breast implant

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?

Doctor measuring patients bust

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?

Doctor showing a patient a breast aug. diagram

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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What is Mastopexy and How Can it Enhance My Appearance?

Mastopexy, also known as a breast lift, is a solution for breasts that sag, droop or have downward-facing nipples. Often combined with a breast augmentation, this procedure can be personalized to provide a subtle  or more dramatic lift of the nipple areolar complex and tightening of the lower breast tissue, also known as the lower…

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How Do You Soften Breasts After Implants?

Breast augmentation or breast enhancement is a surgical procedure that works to enhance your body’s curves by adding volume to your natural breasts. At Schaffer Plastic Surgery, Dr. Christopher Schaffer applies his skill and eye for aesthetics to create the most natural enhancements which are individualized to each patient. Achieving these results involves personalized care…

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