Type of Surgery
Breast surgeries include purely cosmetic procedures such as augmentations and lifts. These use implants and skin removal to enlarge and firm breasts. Masectomies and breast reductions, on the other hand, can address medical issues such as severe physical trauma or difficulty breathing, respectively.
Introduction to Breast Surgery
Breast surgeries fall into four major categories: breast augmentation surgeries, breast lift surgeries, breast reduction surgeries, and breast reconstruction...
Finding a Surgeon for Your Breast Surgery
Breast surgery is one of the first procedures to come to mind when anyone mentions plastic surgery, and this fact points to its popularity and prevalence...
Recovering from Breast Augmentation Surgery
While your breast augmentation surgery may have only taken a few hours, the recovery period can take a great deal longer. While this is an elective...
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