When considering breast augmentation surgery and breast implants it is importatnt tio select a board certified plastic surgeon. Dr. Phillip Chang is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures of the Face, Breast, and Body. He has created innovations in procedures like the Mini-Facelift, the Mini Scar Breast Augmentation, and the Mommy Makeover procedures which emphasize natural results and less recovery times.
The anatomy and structure of the breast demand an expert level of knowledge and experience in order to make aeffective and attractive modifications to the shape and size of breasts. Only consider the advice and work of a breast augmentation specialist like Dr. Chang.
Breast Augmentation in Fairfax Va
Breast augmentation and breast enlargement procedures through the use of breast implants (both saline and silicone breast implants) are the most common cosmetic surgery and plastic surgeon procedures performed in America today because women like having a choice. The most common procedures are the Transaxillary Augmentation Procedure, which involves a small incision under the armpit, the Periariolar Incision and the Inframammary Incision. Breast implants are placed under the muscle, which means a lower rate of complications, more natural appearance, and easier interpretations of mammograms.
Breast enlargement and breast augmentation is most appealing to three types of women:
- self conscious women with smaller breasts
- women who have experienced a decrease or loss in breast volume after having children, and
- women with sagging breasts as a result of age or child-bearing. Breast enlargement provides a women with a boosted sense of self-esteem and self-image.
Breast augmentation is an outpatient procedure performed under general anesthesia, with numbing medicine placed into the breast to make the postoperative recovery period more bearable. Most women are back to work in a week, and bruising and swelling will take 2-4 weeks to improve.
Breast Augmentation News From Plastic Surgery News
Philadelphia, Pa. (July 30, 2013) – Breast reduction surgery produces measurable improvements in several important areas of health and quality of life, reports a study in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The study used the BREAST-Q© questionnaire, a well-validated survey […]
Philadelphia, Pa. (July 1,2013) – Seventy percent of U.S. plastic surgeons have used fat grafting techniques for breast operations, but they are more likely to use it for breast reconstruction rather than cosmetic breast surgery, reports a survey study in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American […]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the MemoryShape Breast Implant to increase breast size (augmentation) for use in women at least 22 years old and to rebuild breast tissue (reconstruction) in women of any age. The MemoryShape Breast Implants are manufactured by Mentor Worldwide LLC. The FDA’s approval is based on six years […]
A new study of young women with breast cancer has found that most chose to have a mastectomy rather than a surgical procedure that would conserve the breast, researchers will report at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 31-June 4, in Chicago. Shoshana Rosenberg, ScD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute […]