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Category: Breast Augmentation

Fat Grafting to the Breasts vs. Breast Implants: Which is Better?

Posted July 06, 2023

The question comes up regarding the utility of using autologous fat, which is your own fat, to augment the breasts, as opposed to a foreign device like a silicone gel or saline breast implant. Certainly there is a role for fat grafting of the breasts for augmentation. We’ve found through scientific studies that it’s very […]

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How to Prevent Capsular Contracture After Breast Augmentation Surgery

Posted June 09, 2023

By Plastic Surgeon Dr. Christopher Patronella What is Capsular Contracture? When an implant is placed during breast augmentation surgery, the body normally forms a very specialized layer of scar tissue around the implant. This is called a capsule. The capsule forms in a very specific way around the implant. The implant should move in the […]

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Solutions for Sagging Breasts

Posted June 05, 2023

By Plastic Surgeon Dr. Christopher Patronella Someone who has this condition has to be evaluated as to whether or not a breast lift is necessary, whether or not an implant is necessary, or whether both are necessary. In that decision is a careful assessment of what a woman seeks as their goal. Do they want […]

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Plastic Surgery Scars: How Dr. Patronella Makes Them Hard to See

Posted May 09, 2023

By Dr. Christopher Patronella It’s really important after a procedure where an incision has been made on the body to do as much as you can to improve the appearance of that scar so that it becomes inconspicuous over time. I will always put scars in places where they are least visible—in natural folds or […]

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Internal Bra Benefits: How Dr. Patronella Uses Mesh for Breast Lifts and Implant Revision Surgery

Posted April 05, 2023

By Sherri Roberts Marketing Director & Virtual Consultation Coordinator for Dr. Patronella His meticulous approach to creating exceptional results is a top reason Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Chris Patronella is widely considered one of the best plastic surgeons in Houston, Texas. The incorporation of an internal bra to reinforce soft tissues during breast lift and […]

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