Symmastia is a rare side effect of breast augmentation that occurs when the soft tissue of the breasts connects in the middle. Some women call this effect “breadloafing” and in certain extreme cases it can even cause the “uniboob” look. Symmastia usually occurs when breast implants are placed using the submuscular method and the surgeon cuts the muscle that… Read More »

Your Cosmetic Surgery Consultation

No matter what type of cosmetic surgery procedure you are considering, choosing the right cosmetic surgeon is one of the most important decisions you can make. If you live in the Northern Virginia area, we invite you to schedule a personal consultation with Alexandria plastic surgeon Dr. Eric Desman to find out what makes our practice exceptional Your consultation… Read More »

Exercise and Sports with Breast Implants

Many women who are considering breast augmentation are concerned about the effect their breast implants will have on exercise routines. The answer depends on your body type, your breast size, and the details of your situation. When it comes to breast implants, size matters; the larger your breast implants, the more likely it is that they will impact exercise and… Read More »

Correcting Breast Asymmetry

Breast asymmetry is present in around 10% of women. In most cases, one breast is flatter and smaller than the other. As a woman ages, the difference between the two breasts can become even more pronounced, since the smaller breast tends to remain flat while the larger one grows bigger. Thankfully, this asymmetry can be… Read More »

Breast Augmentation Combined With Breast Lift

Pregnancy, weight loss, and the effects of age can all lead to sagging breasts, which take a toll on many women’s self-confidence. A breast lift can effectively solve this problem. However, some women with smaller breasts may also want to enjoy the benefits of a breast augmentation. In the past, combining these two procedures in a single surgery… Read More »