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Category: Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation That Looks Natural: A Key Feature

Posted May 15, 2024

By Dr. Patronella Almost all women who seek breast augmentation would like to have, in the end, a very natural result. The naturalness of results can be impacted by a number of factors. Some of these are related to what a woman starts with. And some are related to what we do surgically. If they […]

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What is a Mommy Makeover?

Posted May 06, 2024

By Dr. Chris Patronella Perhaps the most common surgical procedure I do in my practice today is so-called mommy makeover surgery, which is generally comprised of addressing the tummy and the breasts in a woman who’s had children. And that can mean anything from breast augmentation alone after losing volume from breast-feeding to breast augmentation […]

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What Happens When An Implant Bottoms Out?

Posted April 11, 2024

 By Dr. Chris Patronella One of the most common areas of my practice is implant revision surgery. From time to time, I will see women who had breast augmentation surgery, and they require improvement in the position of their implants in order to have a more aesthetic, pleasing outcome. One of the more common […]

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What is a Gummy Bear Implant?

Posted November 17, 2023

By Plastic Surgeon Dr. Chris Patronella The silicone breast implant manufacturer I prefer breast augmentation surgery is Allergan. I think they have the overall best silicone gel implant on the market with the lowest rupture rate. The rupture rate of Allergan’s silicone gel implants is less than one percent, measured at eight years. I think […]

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Saline vs. Silicone Implants

Posted November 09, 2023

 By Dr. Chris Patronella I’m often asked, “What’s the difference between a saline and a silicone implant?” and why would I use saline in one patient and silicone in another? Who are the best candidates for silicone vs. saline? The first thing I’ll say is that despite what you may have read, there really […]

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