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Breast Augmentation

Breastfeeding with Implants: What You Should Know

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Breastfeeding with breast implants – is it possible? This is a valid question and the answer is YES. It is possible to breastfeed with implants. If you are contemplating breast augmentation and you plan on having children in the future, it’s essential that you understand how breast implants may impact your ability to breastfeed. It’s natural that you have many questions. Common Concerns About Breastfeeding with Breast ImplantsWill it affect milk production?Milk production varies from person to person. We know for sure that depending on the surgery type, adequate milk production can be a factor. The amount of glandular tissue… Read More

What Types of Implants are Used for Breast Augmentation Surgery?

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When it comes to cosmetic surgery, breast augmentation continues its reign at the top of the list. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation was the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed in 2017. It’s held court now for over a decade. It’s also popular here at my office – Adam G. Tattelbaum M.D., a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon,Breast augmentation is designed to increase the size of the breast. It also reshapes the breast. Women undergo breast augmentation for various reasons, including:   To increase breast size   Boost self-esteem   Correct two different breast sizes   Look younger   Breast reconstruction after… 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 BodyDuring 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 everything from… 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 implantsBreast augmentation (implants) is an option for women who desire larger… 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

Removing Breast Implants-Are Breast Implants Forever ?

If you have silicone or saline breast implants at this point you should know that eventually they may fail. Usually not a big deal replacement is pretty straight forward. Its part of the deal when you have a man made device living inside you. I’ve seen both silicone and saline implants last more than 20 years, but not all do. But do you have to replace them? What happens if you don’t? Many patients seem to know less about getting them out then getting them in. So why would a patient want to remove them? People change- I have known… 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. Tattelbaum Discusses Natural Breast Augmentation

Dr. Adam Tattelbaum, an ivy  league Maryland Plastic Surgeon discusses the many factors that have to be considered to create a natural breast augmentation result.  Natural looking breast augmentation is definitely the new trend in breast augmentation surgery.  The majority of women having breast enhancement surgery today are asking for a natural result as opposed to a decade ago when bigger was in. Dr. Tattelbaum says, “the trend today is definitely towards a natural result, most of the breast implants we are selling today are in the “C” cup range as opposed to a decade ago where most of the… Read More

Natural Breast Augmentation

With rare exception my breast augmentation patients arrive with the request that they want to look  ” not too big, not too small, and as natural as possible.” I’m on board. I like my patients to look lovely an believable. I like a result where the patients can dress their figures up or down depending upon the circumstances. Business like when needed. Sensual when desired. The task is not as easy as one might think. Many of my patients come in with preconceived notions based on headless photos and information that is not always correct on what I call ”… 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

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