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Choosing the Right Breast Implants—It’s About More Than Size

Choosing the Right Breast Implants

You've thought about getting breast implants for years and now it's time for the consultation. After hours of browsing before-and-after photos and celebrity bikini pictures, you've got a good idea about the outcome you want. Now it's time to choose the breast implants. This is the moment of truth for breast augmentation patients from Manhattan Beach to Newport Beach who come to South Bay Plastic Surgeons. Choosing breast implants, though, involves much more than deciding on a size. That's because several other factors influence the …

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Everything You Want to Know About "Gummy Bear" Implants

Have you heard of "Gummy Bear" ? Do you wonder what they are and how they might compare to saline, gel-filled and other types of implants? “Gummy bear” is actually an informal name that doesn't describe a specific implant. It is used to describe a group of relatively solid gel-filled implants. Historically, implants were filled with a watery form of silicone that was more likely to leak. Current gel-filled implants are filled with a more solid form of silicone that holds its shape if the …

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Mommy Makeovers

A Mommy Makeover at our Torrance plastic surgery office is comprised of a breast enhancement (,  and/or ) plus a  (with or without ). Designed to re-create--as much as possible--a woman’s pre-baby body, a Mommy Makeover addresses sagging breasts, stretch marks and excess tissue in the tummy area. Many of our South Bay plastic surgery patients come to us after the frustration of attempting to get their post-baby bodies back into shape through diet and exercise. Although working out and eating right are essential for good health, the stretching …

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The Season for Plastic Surgery

It may surprise you to learn that winter is a great time for cosmetic enhancements! Loose-fitting clothes allow the healing process to progress with little notice compared with summer's skimpier fashions that expose more of one's body (and healing incisions). Winter is also a more casual time of year, once the holidays have passed. South Bay Mommy Makeover, , and/or patients favor the colder months for these procedures, as they can cover compression garments and/or drains with bulkier winter clothing. Many Manhattan Beach, Hermosa and Redondo plastic …

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