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Category: Breast Revision

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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Breast Implant Revision and Replacement Surgery

Posted October 31, 2023

By Dr. Chris Patronella A common procedure in my practice is breast implant replacement, in which patients have had implants for many years and, for one reason or another, things have changed either with their breasts or their implants. The implants might have shifted—typically outwards after having children. The breasts might now sag compared to […]

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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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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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