Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

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5 Common Myths About Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed in the U.S. Still, women thinking about getting breast implants need to separate fact from fiction when they research the procedure. Based on the questions patients ask about breast augmentation at our Portland, OR, practice, it's clear that several myths persist. In this …

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Mommy Makeover 101: What You Need to Know

If you've been thinking about getting a Mommy Makeover after having children and feel a bit overwhelmed by the amount of information available online, you're not alone. It can be difficult to find a resource that provides an easy-to-understand overview of what patients should know, besides that the procedure usually includes a tummy tuck and …

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Is Getting a Mommy Makeover Selfish?

Even though many moms juggle work and raising a family with trying to take care of themselves by exercising and eating a healthy diet, some patients considering a mommy makeover procedure at our plastic surgery practice in Portland admit they have a twinge of guilt about putting their needs first. There's no need to feel …

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Ideal Implants: Everything You Need to Know

Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular procedures in America—and for good reason. The procedure creates safe and satisfying results, and patients have many implant types to choose from. One of the new options now offered at our practice is the Ideal Implant. We’re excited to introduce this innovative device to our breast augmentation …

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Bra Shopping After Breast Augmentation

Many of our breast augmentation patients at Portland Plastic Surgery say that the chance to shop for new bras is one of the perks they really look forward to. They talk about the excitement of buying styles that they ignored or felt wouldn't fit them well before getting breast implants. But there are some important …

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Mommy Makeover: It’s Not Just for Moms

Though the name seems self-explanatory, the reality is Mommy Makeovers aren’t just for moms. While moms can certainly benefit from the combination of liposuction, breast augmentation, and a tummy tuck, our Portland team of doctors often performs the group of procedures on all kinds of patients who want major transformations without multiple operations. By combining …

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Life After Breast Augmentation Surgery

Women who see me for breast augmentation with implants here in Portland, Oregon, are often intensely focused on the immediate "after" of the procedure, which means they want to know about recovery, healing, and getting back to normal. But the long-term "after" comes with its own set of questions, too. Many of my breast augmentation …

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Why Is Breast Augmentation So Popular in the West?

Breast augmentation is popular, period. It's consistently among the leading cosmetic surgery procedures performed every year in the U.S. But a recent study conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons found that breast augmentation is more popular in the western U.S. than anywhere else in the country. We can certainly attest to the popularity …

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