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Why Do Breasts Sag?

Breast sagging or droopiness—medically referred to as breast ptosis—develops naturally as the body changes and ages, with the descent of breast tissue presenting as a universal aesthetic concern for most women at some point in their lives. The gradual drooping of breasts can be caused by a combination of factors,... Continue Reading

How Breast Shape and Nipple Position Factor into Breast Augmentation

Many women are not necessarily looking for larger breasts when seeking breast enhancement, but rather a prettier shape. Perhaps they feel their breasts have too much droop, or their nipples are not where they want them to be. This is when understanding breast proportion and aesthetics is so important. This... Continue Reading

Breast Enhancement Surgery— In the Summer?

Why is the summer as good a time as any for breast enhancement surgery? Well, unlike the face or other parts of the body (arms, legs, etc.), the breasts remain relatively unexposed. Whether you are considering breast augmentation, a breast lift (or both), or breast reduction, summer is an excellent... Continue Reading

What’s the Best Way to Ensure a Natural-Appearing Breast Augmentation?

There are a variety of factors that go into creating natural-appearing breast augmentation results. First and foremost, selecting the right plastic surgeon is imperative to achieving an optimal outcome. To do this, I recommend conducting an extensive amount of online research, making sure to review the credentials of several board... Continue Reading

What’s the Best Age for Breast Augmentation?

This is a great question I hear often from women wishing to enhance the size and/or shape of their breasts. The truth is, there isn’t a specific age that’s considered “best” for breast augmentation – it all depends on the patient and her unique needs/goals. In fact, at my practice... Continue Reading

Revision Breast Surgery

Many women undergo breast surgery, be it breast augmentation for cosmetic enhancement (which is the most common), breast reduction for large, heavy breasts (the second most common), breast lift for sagging or droopy breasts, or breast reconstruction following mastectomy or lumpectomy for breast cancer. Though most achieve optimal outcomes from... Continue Reading

How Breast Sizers Can Increase Patient Satisfaction

In part one of our two-part blog series, Dr. Ram Kalus explained how his unique before-and-after photo gallery assists his breast augmentation patients in selecting the ideal implant size. In this follow up discussion, he will describe how sizers are used during surgery to achieve optimal results. At my plastic... Continue Reading

How To Achieve Your Ideal Breast Size

The one concern many of our breast augmentation patients share is ending up with breasts that are too large, most often because they have seen so many women who have been over-augmented. At Plastic Surgery of the Carolinas, many women communicate their ideal size goals using bra sizes, such as... Continue Reading

Allergan® Recalls BioCell® Textured Breast Implants

You may have heard in the news recently that Allergan®, a prominent manufacturer of breast implants, has voluntarily recalled their... Continue Reading

Recovery Tips After Tummy Tuck

Most patients are understandably eager to return to their daily routines and show off their slimmer, sleeker body contour following... Continue Reading