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What is the Best Silicone Implant? Dr. Patronella Reveals the Silicone Implant Types He Prefers

Posted November 17, 2023 in Breast Augmentation, Breast Implant Replacement, Breast Implants

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 in Breast Augmentation, Breast Implant Replacement, Combined Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift, Uncategorized

 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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How Long Does It Take To Recover From a Tummy Tuck and Breast Surgery?

Posted November 01, 2023 in Body Contouring, No Drain Tummy Tuck, Recovery, True Form Body Contouring®, True Form Tummy Tuck®, Tummy Tuck

By Dr. Chris Patronella Most patients require a good two weeks at home following a tummy tuck. They are not quite able to get up and around the first three or four days without some sort of assistance, so work is really out of the question. And I require two weeks before a person can […]

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Breast Implant Revision and Replacement Surgery

Posted October 31, 2023 in Breast Implant Replacement, Breast Revision

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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