Tips for Choosing the Best Breast Implant Size

Committing to breast augmentation surgery is a significant decision. If you’ve dreamed of having larger breasts or being able to show off sexy cleavage in low-cut tops, you might be wondering what implant size and shape will look best on you. Here are some things to consider when choosing your breast implants to ensure satisfaction… Read More »

Are Breast Implants Safe? The FDA Reviews the Risks

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If you’ve been weighing the pros and cons of getting a breast augmentation with implants, safety is one of the factors you have undoubtedly considered. How safe and long-lasting are breast implants? Are there any health concerns you need to be aware of before getting breast implant surgery? Read on to become a more informed… Read More »

Safer Breast Implants: About the 14 Point Plan

While breast augmentation surgery is considered relatively safe, there is some risk of complications. One of the long term problems that may be associated with breast implant surgery is getting “capsular contracture,” or a painful hardening of the tissue surrounding the implant.  This can be caused by a small amount of bacterial contamination (not infection)… Read More »

How to Choose the Best Breast Implants for Your Lifestyle

For many women who desire a more uplifted or feminine bustline, breast augmentation surgery can be a truly transformative procedure for improving your self-image, allowing you to wear the clothes you’ve always wanted, and making you feel more confident in intimate moments. However, if you’re considering a breast augmentation, the first thing you should know… Read More »

Why Are Women Parting With their Breast Implants?

While breast augmentation continues to be the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States, more and more women are opting to have their breast implants removed. In 2017, more than 27,000 women who had previously had breast augmentations had their implants removed, according to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. What’s… Read More »

5 Things to Know about Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a popular plastic surgery procedure that helps women achieve the feminine figure they’ve always wanted. While breast augmentation may seem like a very straightforward procedure, there are still many facts that are not commonly known about this surgery. Below, we have outlined five quick facts about breast augmentation: – Breast augmentation is… Read More »

Breast Implant Size

One of the most important decisions you will make before your breast implant surgery is choosing the right size implant. There is no such thing as “one size fits all” If there were, you wouldn’t be considering breast augmentation in the first place. There are several considerations board-certified Virginia breast augmentation surgeon, Dr. Eric Desman, will… Read More »

Gummy Bear Breast Implants

Cohesive gel silicone breast implants, colloquially known as gummy bear implants, are among the newer types of breast implants on the market. However, newer does not imply untested. In fact, these implants adhere to the same strict regulations as all silicone breast implants – only the design has changed. Gummy bear implants have become increasingly popular… Read More »

Types of Breast Augmentation Incision Placement

Every part of your breast augmentation is personal, based on both your desires and factors unique to your anatomy. Where your breast augmentation incisions are placed is no exception to this, which is why board-certified Alexandria breast surgeon Dr. Eric Desman offers a number of options that can help ensure the most pleasing results. If you are… Read More »

Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery Proud to Offer Natrelle® 410 Gel ‘Gummy Bear’ Breast Implants

Board-certified Alexandria, Virginia, plastic surgeon Dr. Eric Desman and the team at The Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery are pleased to offer breast augmentation patients the newly available Natrelle 410 Shaped Gel breast implants, also known as “gummy bear implants.” The Natrelle 410 Shaped Gel breast implants consist of a highly cohesive silicone gel that delivers enhanced… Read More »