Warranties for Mentor® Breast Implants: Part 1

One of the first questions that breast augmentation patients ask is, “Are breast implants covered under warranty?” Each FDA-approved breast implant manufacturing company has its own warranty for breast implants. Depending on the manufacturer, the standard warranty will cover the cost of the implant plus a certain amount of surgical financial assistance for a period…

MY STRUGGLE EVERY DAY

My daughters are now 4 and 3 years old, and I feel like someone who has kicked an addiction.  Now I have never been addicted to anything, but what I have heard is for a previous addict, every day is a challenge to stay clean. I feel the same way as a parent. Every day…

Breast Implant Replacement

Bilateral Implant Exchange with Breast Lift For some patients, there is the misunderstanding that a large breast implant will result in a “perky” breast. When I really question the patient thoroughly, they are expecting a look which is only possible in action hero comic books (the small waisted, toned woman with big, perky breasts). Although…

Breast Augmentation FAQs

If you’re considering breast augmentation, it is likely that you have a few burning questions you need to be answered. By this point, you are probably familiar with the basic concepts such as implant type, incision location, and implant placement. If you haven’t already discussed these concepts with your plastic surgeon, read here for more…

Breast Implant Massage After Surgery

The Importance of Post-Operative Breast Implant Massage At our Orange County practice, we perform a large number of breast augmentations, and over the past 15 years we have gained extensive experience regarding what may cause some of the complications associated with breast augmentation surgery. The three most common complications associated with breast augmentation, at least…

Restore Your Confidence With a Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover in Orange County Are you finished having kids and desire the attractive body that you had before you began motherhood? Like many women who have experienced pregnancy, you’ve probably tried living a healthy lifestyle, which consists of eating right and following a regular exercise routine. However, this often requires an excessive amount of…