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Breast Augmentation

Dealing with Gynecomastia

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For many men, gynecomastia (“man boobs”) is an embarrassing and frustrating issue. Fortunately, at my practice, male breast reduction is an effective solution for most men that can help. Below, I’ll outline exactly what gynecomastia is and how male breast augmentation can help this common problem. What Is Gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is the enlargement of male breast tissue, and it can happen at any time in life. At some stages of life (for example, during infancy and puberty), gynecomastia may be completely normal and is generally the result of changing hormones. However, other causes of enlarged breast tissue during young adult… Read More

Three Mommy Makeover Myths

Mommy Makeover Myths You Should Know

You’re an amazing mom, and you’re already on your way to claiming the “Mommy of the Year Award.”  You want to look fabulous when accepting it, right? Now that you’ve brought an adorable genius into the world, it’s time for you to focus on you. It’s time to get back to your pre-baby body. For many new moms, that means a Mommy Makeover. Pregnancy and Giving Birth Changes the Body During pregnancy and then through the birthing process, women’s bodies undergo major transformations  – both inside and outside the body. It can take a major toll on your body – impacting… Read More

Breast Lift vs. Implants: Knowing the Difference Matters

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If you look in the mirror and feel unhappy with your breasts, you’re not alone. Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgery in the United States. Aging, gravity, hormone fluctuation, and weight changes can take a toll on your body. Weight loss typically means losing breast volume. Fortunately, there’s a way to counteract those changes by having a breast lift or breast implants. Do you know which is right for you? Knowing the difference matters, and will play a role in knowing what to expect. The basics of breast implants Breast augmentation (implants) is an option for women who… Read More

4 Tips for a Successful Recovery After a Breast Augmentation

4 Tips for a Successful Recovery After a Breast Augmentation

With breast augmentation becoming increasingly popular, it is important to be well aware of the recovery procedures and how to maintain the new changes post-surgery. While the surgery and the results are what patients focus on the most, it is critical that they also understand what steps to take once they enter the recovery period.Follow these tips to ensure a successful recovery:Get Plenty of RestBreast implant recovery normally demands that patients decrease the amount of physical activity for 3 to 7 days after the surgery before slowly resuming more laborious tasks. Because of this, you’ll find that you’ll be resting… Read More

Is a Mommy Makeover Right for Me?

The joy of motherhood is real. So are the aftereffects on your body. Pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding all can leave changes, especially noticeable on your stomach and breasts. Not all these effects can be fixed with diet and exercise. A mommy makeover is cosmetic surgery that addresses the concerns of moms and let them reclaim their bodies. These cosmetic surgery procedures typically include breast lift with breast augmentation and tummy tuck of the abdomen can help you look and feel more like your old self, pre-childbirth. What Can a Mommy Makeover Do for You? If the skin on your abdomen… Read More

Dr. Adam Tattlebaum Reviews Breast Implant Manufacturers

Implant Update: While I have compared and contrasted silicone vs. saline implants in the past the purpose of this blog is just to give an update on what breast implant options are out there. At the conclusion, I will share my preferences. Summary: Three companies are currently are FDA approved in the United States to make Breast Implants: Mentor Allergan Sientra Mentor and Allergan make saline and silicone implants, Sientra makes only silicone. Each company has its own version of low, moderate and high profile implants. Each company offers round or shaped implants. Each company offers implants that are smooth or… Read More

Dr. Tattelbaum Discussion on Breast Implant Techniques

An Overview of Breast Implant Techniques For this article I would like to go beyond the basic facts that are posted all over the internet and give a personal opinion based on almost two decades of experience and thousands of breast implant procedures performed. This blog covers the most frequently asked breast implant questions: 1)      Under or over the muscle: I generally favor implants under the muscle because they tend to look more natural.  This is because the muscle gives a gentle slope to the upper breast. When the breast implant lies under the muscle mammograms are easier to interpret. Infection… Read More

Cosmetic Surgery Maryland by Dr Adam Tattelbaum

Dr. Adam Tattelbaum has been in the field of plastic surgery Maryland for over 20 years. Dr. Tattelbaum has helped thousands of cosmetic surgery patients reach their aesthetic goals. Dr. Tattelbaum is considered one of the best plastic surgeons in Maryland, Washington, DC and Northern VA for breast augmentation, body contouring, facial procedures and more. Many cosmetic surgeons claim to have the latest in technology and equipment however experience is the key to having great cosmetic surgery Maryland results. Dr. Tattelbaum has by far the best before and after results in the Maryland and DC area. With over 20 years of experience he has… Read More

What’s a Breast Augmentation Refund Gap?

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What’s a breast augmentation “refund gap”? In a Q&A chat room, I was asked the question, “How do I avoid a refund gap?” I had never heard this term before so I Googled it. I learned that a refund gap is a situation in which the breast implants have migrated so far apart that there is a large gap between the implants – so the patients request a refund. After 18 years in practice, I thought I should post a blog and tell you how I avoid this. The Best Breast Implant Placement As you may know, I prefer breast… Read More

Which incision for a breast implant?

I saw a young woman last week, and I have seen quite a few like her over the years. She had breast augmentation done elsewhere about 4 months ago. She was concerned that her breast implants were too high. Everyone starts out big, tight and high, but by 4 months most people are dropping nicely, and she wasn’t. It turns out that she had her breast implants placed through the armpit. While it sounds cool and sexy implants that are too high or don’t drop are a common consequence in this approach. During breast augmentation the lower insertion of the… Read More

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