Category: Breast

Everything You Need to Know About Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation

It’s all about the technique. The technique used during fat transfer surgery is crucial for a successful outcome. When performing fat transfer to the breasts or any area on the body, we aren’t just injecting it as one giant blob into the site. The plastic surgeon places the fat in tiny passes, like sowing seeds …

Are Breast Implants Better Over or Under the Muscle for Breast Reconstruction?

The Smart Patient Questions OK, I admit it. I’m a convert. A convert to over the muscle. After years and years of doing breast reconstruction under the muscle… hell, I invented under the muscle One Stage Breast Reconstruction… I now do almost every case over the muscle. Why is it so much better? Mostly, the …

Breast Implant Removal and Capsulectomy: Critical Questions to Ask Your Surgeon

The Smart Patient Questions Here are the key questions to ask your surgeon before having breast implant removal. These are the questions that the most savvy patients ask. I wanted to share them with you – so you too can be super savvy and find the right doctor for you. A little tip: if your …

Gummy Bear Implants: Do Cohesive Silicone Gel Implants Feel More Like Real Breasts?

Wondering whether your implants will actually look and feel like breasts? This is one of the most common questions that we hear each year as plastic surgeons. The truth is that each patient typically has a different perspective on whether her implants are realistic, as well as has her own, unique preferences for how firm …

6 Critical Questions You Should Ask Your Plastic Surgeon Before Breast Explant Surgery

BY LISA B. CASSILETH MD, FACS Breast implant removal is growing in popularity over the years. It can be difficult to find the right plastic surgeon to perform the removal and ensure that your breasts look good after. Board Certified breast specialist, Dr. Lisa Cassileth, tells us the 6 questions you should ask when selecting …

Dr. Lisa Cassileth Explains What You Need to Know Before Breast Implant Removal Surgery

BY LISA B. CASSILETH MD, FACS Beverly Hills breast specialist Dr. Lisa Cassileth has been performing explant surgeries for over fifteen years. Many patients seek out her expertise when faced with symptoms of breast implant illness and capsular contracture. Read more to learn about the best techniques for breast implant removal and what to look …

Breast Implant Illness – The Genetic Link Explained by Dr. Lisa Cassileth

BY LISA CASSILETH MD, FACS Beverly Hills breast specialist Dr. Lisa Cassileth has been treating patients with breast implant illness for over fifteen years. Many patients seek out her expertise when faced with symptoms of breast implant illness and capsular contracture. As new information about snp defects and genetics are available, it appears that certain …

Fat Grafting and Internal Lift Facts, Myths and Q&A with Dr. Lisa Cassileth

The breast implant business has been huge for plastic surgeons, with over 626,000 implants placed per year. Has this been healthy? Many patients have been wondering the same, as they seek implant removal to cure chronic fatigue, brain fog, and autoimmune issues; but, is that hysteria, or fact? After 20 years in the business of breast explanting, and interviewing and performing surgery on thousands of patients, my goal is to separate fact from fiction, and if we remove implants, to make the breast look just as good as it did with implants, if not better.

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