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Consider “Gummy Bear” Implants for Breast Revision Surgery

Posted on: Apr 18 , 2015

Posted in Breast implants, Breast lift, Breast revision cost, Breast revision surgery, Uncategorized

                  ★★★★★  Ratings: 4.74 -118 Reviews   New Implants for Breast Revision   When considering breast revision surgery, one of the decisions to be made will be what type of breast implants to choose. Depending on what issues have determined the need for breast revision, implants can[…] Read More →

Breast Revision Surgery Statistics for 2014

Posted on: Mar 18 , 2015

Posted in Breast implants, Breast revision cost, Breast revision risks, Breast revision surgery, Uncategorized

                  ★★★★★  Ratings: 4.74 -118 Reviews   Most Women Will Need Breast Revision at Least Once   As previously noted in other areas of this website and blogs, there are several reasons that a woman may have breast revision surgery. It may be to change the size[…] Read More →

What Causes Breast Implants to Ripple?

Posted on: Feb 20 , 2015

Posted in Breast implants, Breast revision risks, Breast revision surgery

                    ★★★★★  Ratings: 4.74 -118 Reviews   Causes of Rippling of Breast Implants   One of the risks of breast augmentation is the possibility of rippling or wrinkling, although this risk can be rare if the surgery is done properly, for those patients that have rippling,[…] Read More →

Prevention of Capsular Contracture

Posted on: Jan 23 , 2015

Posted in Breast implants, Breast revision risks, Breast revision surgery, Uncategorized

                      ★★★★★  Ratings: 4.74 -118 Reviews   Breast Capsular Contracture|San Francisco,CA   San Francisco, CA– Breast Capsular contracture is defined by Wikipedia as a response by the body’s immune system to a foreign object such as a breast implant. The result is the formation of[…] Read More →

Breast Revision Surgery, Choosing a New Implant

Posted on: Dec 22 , 2014

Posted in Breast implants, Breast revision cost, Breast revision risks, Breast revision surgery, Uncategorized

                ★★★★★  Ratings: 4.74 -118 Reviews     Reasons for Changing  Breast Implants   Dr. Delgado emphasizes to his San Francisco breast revision patients that they will most likely need breast revision surgery at least once in their lifetime and maybe more. There can be several different reasons[…] Read More →

If an MRI Shows a Leak, What Happens Next?

Posted on: Nov 22 , 2014

Posted in Breast implants, Breast revision cost, Breast revision surgery, Uncategorized

                  ★★★★★  Ratings: 4.74 -118 Reviews San Francisco, California-In 1992, the FDA placed a ban on silicone breast implants except for; research studies, reconstruction and breast revision surgeries where silicone was previously used. The FDA feared there may have been a connection to a variety of diseases including lupus[…] Read More →

Breast Revision Costs and Payment Options

Posted on: Oct 26 , 2014

Posted in Breast implants, Breast lift, Breast revision cost, Breast revision surgery

Hopefully, when you first got your breast implants for breast augmentation surgery, your surgeon explained that this is most likely, not a “one time” procedure. Dr. Delgado is very careful to explain to his San Francisco Bay Area patients that usually within ten years’ time some type of revision most likely will need to be[…] Read More →

How Do Sub-muscular and Sub-glandular Breast Implant Placement Differ? Can I Change?

Posted on: Sep 23 , 2014

Posted in Breast implants, Breast revision risks, Breast revision surgery, Uncategorized

Also known as “over” and “under,” Dr. Delgado says many patients ask, “Which is best?” Dr. Delgado prefers under the muscle for a more natural look. However, this is something to be discussed at length during the initial consultation as each patient is unique. Sub-glandular placement, referred to as “overs,” means the implant is placed[…] Read More →

How Long will Breast Implants Last?

Posted on: Aug 25 , 2014

Posted in Breast implants, Breast lift, Breast revision surgery

When contemplating breast augmentation surgery, many Marin County women ask Dr. Miguel Delgado how long breast implants will last. There is no way to know how long as it is different for everyone. There isn’t an expiration date on them. Implants are not biodegradable, they are designed to last forever, and technically they could. However,[…] Read More →

Considerations for Changing Breast Implant Size

Posted on: Jul 25 , 2014

Posted in Breast implants, Breast lift, Breast revision cost, Breast revision risks, Breast revision surgery

                    There are several different reasons for breast implant exchange; one of the most common is to change the size of the implants. Many women will wait until they might need a breast revision for something else which will usually occur within ten years of the[…] Read More →

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