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Breasts, Fat, Wired & Cytori

Breast augmenation fat graftingI love Wired magazine. It gives me a window onto the high-tech electronics world, that being in a biologically based profession I might otherwise be disconnected with. So it’s rather exciting when they feature a story about something that I actually do know something about. And when it’s a cover story, well, that’s even better! So I was definitely interested in reading their most recent cover story “Natural Breasts.” Of course, for the magazine it’s a great title… Read the rest

Celebrity Plastic Surgery – The Collective Obsession With Youthful Perfection

Lisa Rinna Lips
Lisa Rinna Recently Had Her Lip Augmentation Reduced.
Plastic surgery is a part of celebrity culture today. From reality stars like Heidi Montag, Kim Kardashian, Pamela Anderson, and “The Real Housewives of…” to comedians like Joan Rivers and Kathy Griffin, to actors like Lisa Rinna, Nicole Kidman, Meg Ryan, Micky Rourke and of course stage performers like Cher and Kenny Rogers. All of these celebrities and hundreds more like them appear to have had cosmetic work done,… Read the rest

Breast Augmentation Revisions – Downsizing

heidi-montag-too-large-breast-implantsIn the last several weeks I have performed a number of breast augmentation revisions surgeries. Breast augmentation revision is usually a combination of implanting smaller breast implants and then performing a breast lift. Interestingly enough, each one of these women were seeing me for the same issue. These were all petite women who had breast augmentation performed by another plastic surgeon. All of these breast augmentation cases were done with large saline breast implants. They were uncomfortable and… Read the rest

Bridalplasty – Brides Compete for Extreme Plastic Surgery

BridalplastyJust when you thought our TV entertainment culture had hit rock bottom, some network executive somewhere comes up with yet another lower level of low! Bridalplasty is that new low. Bridalplasty is a new reality TV show soon to be offered by E! that will show soon to be brides competing in various ways in an attempt to win extreme plastic surgery. I don’t even know where to begin in regard to the obnoxious lack of ethics on every level… Read the rest

Kim Kardashian Fesses to Botox but NOT Breast Augmentation

Kim Kardashian says she has only used Botox
Kim Kardashian, of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, admitted to using Botox, in an interview with ABC News show Nightline. However, she says she has not had a nose job or breast augmentation.

“Trust me honey, if I take this bra off you will tell me I need to get them done. I’m totally not against plastic surgery. … I’ve tried Botox before. That’s the only thing that I’ve … Read the rest

Cher – Plastic Surgery & The VMA’s

CHER- Video Music Awards 2010 - VMAs with Lady Gaga
CHER at the 2010 Video Music Awards "VMA's"
Cher presented Lady Gaga with the Video Music Award for Video of the Year Award last night at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards. When Cher first walked out wearing a similar or the same outfit she wore for her 1980’s video, “If I Could Turn Back Time,” you could almost hear a collective, “wow,” as the entire country watching realized she is now in her 60’s! Indeed, Cher is… Read the rest

World’s Largest Breast Implants Removed

Sheyla Hershey‘s famous “world’s largest breast implants” have been removed due to persistent infections that threatened her life, according to the Houston Press Blogger Richard Connelly.
Sheyla Hershey's Largest Breast Implants
Sheyla Hershey's largest Breast implants in the world
According to her official Website, Sheyla Hershey’s breast implants made her a size M (whatever that is), and she was awarded the Brazilian equivalent of the Guinness Book of World’s Records for largest breast implants after her most recent breast augmentation. In the United States, plastic surgeons are only allowed… Read the rest

Breast Implants, Complications, Capsular Contracture and Singulair

Breast augmentation, capsular contracture and Singulair were the subject of a recent article in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal that cites a study that shows that Singulair improves capsular contracture in women with breast implants. 19 patients with breast implants were treated. 17 patients presented with capsular contracture from a variety of breast operations. Two patients who had a history of recurrent capsular contracture were given the medication prophylactically. 11% of the patients became worse 16% of patients had no… Read the rest

Breast Augmentation Takes Mad Skills

Breast augmentation surgery is beginning to pop up in the strangest places!  This includes your ear/nose/throat doctors, family doctors, general surgeons, emergency room doctors, and… just about everybody else who has an MD after his or her name.  Lots of doctors are trying their hand at the procedure as a way of supplementing their bottom line.  And why not?  Constantly in demand, breast augmentation is the number one cosmetic procedure. There’s even a $7,000 entry-level course being… Read the rest

Breast Augmentation Using The Keller Funnel

Breast augmentation surgery is a safe and effective solution for women who want fuller and larger breasts but one of the biggest problems with breast augmentation has always been the risk of capsular contracture. It has always been a concern with breast augmentation and even now varies from 15 to 30% in some areas. In my practice I have been able to keep it below 5% with a combination of laser and or drug therapy. However, the lower the… Read the rest