Category Archives: Uncategorized

21

Jun

Top 3 Reasons Women Need a Breast Lift

Published: June 21, 2019

“My patient population has a lot of deflated breast tissue from pregnancy, aging, weight loss or a combination of all three of those,” shares Dr. Brzowski. PregnancyAgingWeight Loss Oftentimes, women will make an appointment for a consultation with the hopes that a breast augmentation will restore the volume they enjoyed prior to...

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21

Jun

Breast Augmentation: Beyond the Cup Size

Published: June 21, 2019

 Your entire adult life you’ve defined your breasts by their cup size. It comes as no surprise then that women desiring fuller breasts first think about it in terms of what cup size they would like to be.   There is, however, a lot more to consider than cup size. The best breast augmentation is a perfect balance between the...

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22

Jan

An Update on Implant Position in Breast Augmentation

Published: January 22, 2017

This is an update to a blog post that I made last year on whether patients undergoing breast augmentation should place the implants above or below the pectoralis major muscle. In conjunction with the study that I mentioned in that prior blog, we now have another, recently published study from one of my dear colleagues and associates in the...

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10

Nov

Surgery Channel

The Plastic Surgery Channel Rocks!

Published: November 10, 2016

In 2012, a plastic surgery colleague of mine founded The Plastic Surgery Channel to showcase important stories for plastic surgery patients and provide legitimate, board certified plastic surgeons a platform to present valuable patient educational materials. Two years ago, and after careful consideration, I decided to join this group. My...

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12

Oct

What’s the Difference Between Implant Warranties?

Published: October 12, 2015

All of the implant manufacturers offer great warranties. They compete with each other so vigorously that you'll likely find the company with "the best" warranty will have their warranty matched word for word very soon after it becomes known. You simply can't chase the warranty rabbit. The most important part of this to understand is that no...

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30

Sep

Post Image

Even the Brits know there’s a problem

Published: September 30, 2015

The attached news article is a real awakening to the pervasive problem across the globe of unqualified persons (often not surgeons or evenMD's) performing surgical procedures that are only traditionally taught in approved residency training programs. http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=35257b2c-077a-4207-b18d-d9a135588fe5 When...

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6

Aug

Which Implants Should I Choose?

Published: August 6, 2015

I'm often asked what breast implant is the "best". Here's my usual answer. Silicone implants are better for thin patients without much of their own breast tissue. For heavier chested women, the difference is minimal. These advantages are because silicone implants are softer and show less rippling; with the newer (5th generation silicone gel...

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5

Jan

Cosmetic Surgery For Seniors Shows Equal Success

Published: January 5, 2015

There's good news for older men and women who are interested in improving their appearance with cosmetic surgery: A new study shows that plastic surgery is just as safe for seniors as it is for younger patients. Motivated by the aging U.S. population, researchers wondered whether older patients are at greater risk of complications. Their results...

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30

Jun

Reflecting in the mirror

“Flexing Moves My Implant”

Published: June 30, 2014

On occasion I have a patient who tells me that their implant moves around and looks funny when they flex their chest muscle. They forget that the implant is under the muscle and is naturally pressed by the pectoralis major muscle when it is flexed. The muscle temporarily compresses the implant a little bit, causing the implant to move around and...

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1

Jun

Safe Navigation

Published: June 1, 2014

As an introduction to my upcoming posts (that I hope you will find engaging), I want to share a few heartfelt thoughts. Those of you who keep up with our Facebook, Twitter, and blog writings may recall that I recently posted lessons extracted from a speech by Admiral William McRaven. He is the former Commander, Joint Special Operations Command,...

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