Archive for September, 2014
All breast implants have the potential of breaking. The older your breast implant is, the more likely it is to break. So, what is the next step if you have a ruptured breast implant? The first thing to do if you think your implant has ruptured is visit your doctor. The recommended course of treatment will depend on the type of implant you have (silicone or saline) and the circumstances surrounding the rupture.
When saline breast implants break, they typically leak very quickly. When this happens, you can usually see noticeable changes in the size and shape of your breast immediately. When the saline leaks, the body absorbs it. For this reason, it is usually harmless. continue reading
Today, most Americans use the Facetime application on their iPhone or similar videoconferencing application on their phone, laptop or other electronic device daily. Video chats are now being used for online dating, business meetings, job interviews and more. This prompted a plastic surgeon in Virginia to name a new plastic surgery procedure: the Facetime Facelift. continue reading
Both Septoplasty and Rhinoplasty procedures are often referred to as “nose jobs.” However, there is a difference between the two plastic surgery procedures.
Rhinoplasty is sometimes called “nose reshaping” and is a type of cosmetic surgery that can be used to change the size and/or appearance of the nose. Rhinoplasty can be used to change the size of the nose in relation to the rest of the face. It can also be used to change nose width at the bridge or the size and position of the nostrils. continue reading