Drop & Fluff: Why Implants Settle

The term “drop and fluff” refers to breast implants and is familiar to most of my breast augmentation patients here in the Phoenix area. It is commonly used on breast implant chat sites, and refers to the process breasts undergo in the … Continue reading

3 Main Causes for a Wide “Cleavage Gap”

A number of my patients coming in for plastic surgery in Phoenix have recently asked me the same question, so I felt like I should address it on my blog.  The question was a variation of: “Why do I see some women … Continue reading

Implant Sizing Discussion #1: How many ccs make a “C” cup? (Part I)

Deciding proper implant size is one of the more challenging aspects of breast augmentation in the Phoenix area for many patients and surgeons. Patients are often surprised to find out that the relationship between implant size and final breast appearance … Continue reading

Can Less Be More? Making the Switch to Smaller Implants

The concept of breast augmentation is associated with increased breast size. However, for many patients, the motivation behind breast augmentation is to improve breast shape and proportion, without becoming excessively large. I see many patients for breast augmentation revision surgery at my … Continue reading

Will I Have Stretch Marks After Breast Implants?

A question I am frequently asked by patients prior to breast augmentation at my Phoenix medical office is, “How likely is it that I’ll develop stretch marks?” Thankfully, the answer to that question is “extremely unlikely,” but there are some … Continue reading

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