Why Are My Breasts Uneven?

Breast asymmetry is a condition that affects a significant number of women. This common condition may cause women to feel self-conscious about their appearance. Regardless of the cause of your breast asymmetry, various breast surgeries can treat breast asymmetry and restore a balanced, symmetrical bust line. What Causes Breast Asymmetry? Breast asymmetry is identified when…

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…

“Bottoming Out” – Breast Implants

CORRECTION OF RECURRENT BREAST IMPLANT PTOSIS WITH DERMACELL ALLOGRAFT DERMIS Recurrent breast implant ptosis (or “bottoming out” of the implant pocket) is fortunately not common.  However, it does happen. “Bottoming out” means that the breast implants have descended too low on the chest, thus making the nipple too high on the breast mound. If bottoming…

Breast Augmentation Implant Profiles

DON’T FRET TOO MUCH ABOUT BREAST IMPLANT PROFILES! Recently, many of my prospective patients have gone to various forums after their consultation for breast enhancement, and have become utterly confused due to missing, inaccurate, or excessive information.  The stress over choosing the right breast implant profile has come up over and over again.  Stop it!…

BREAST IMPLANT DEFLATION AND REPLACEMENT OPTIONS

BREAST IMPLANT DEFLATION, BREAST IMPLANT LEAKS Breast augmentation is the most common cosmetic surgical procedure performed in the United States. My regular blog readers by now know ALL breast implants eventually leak.  The average rate of deflation is around 2-3% at seven years post surgery.  This means out of every 100 patients having breast augmentation…

UNEVEN BREASTS, DIAGNOSIS AND SURGICAL CORRECTION

Asymmetrical Breast Surgery For clarification, our bodies are not symmetrical and ALL patients have some degree of asymmetry between right and left breast (breast asymmetry).  This blog article will discuss major breast asymmetry and surgical options for correction of “uneven boobs”. The obvious question is if the breast asymmetry is due to asymmetrical growth of…