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Breast Augmentation in Austin as a Graduation Gift

I recently met a young lady who desired breast augmentation in Austin.  This 18-year-old patient has struggled since she was in middle school with a very flat chest.  She explained to me that she had high hopes that her breasts would get bigger during her development in high school, but they did not.  This patient explained that she wanted to feel more feminine; she wanted to fill out her clothes without having to wear a significantly padded bra.   This has … Continue Reading

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Austin Breast Augmentation Sizing

Most women seeking breast augmentation in Austin come to my office with a very specific cup size desired in mind.  At our Austin plastic surgery center, we use cup size as a guide to determine how big of a change a patient is looking to achieve.  The problem with cup size is that it all depends on who is making the bra.  Rarely are two different bra manufacturers consistent with regards to cup size.  In my consultations for breast augmentation … Continue Reading

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The Differences Between Saline and Silicone Breast Implants in Austin

One of the most commonly asked questions by patients that desire breast augmentation at our Austin plastic surgery office is…”What is the difference between saline breast implants and silicone gel breast implants?” This video blog has been filmed in ordered to answer this question by demonstrating the differences between these two types of breast implants in Austin.  The most basic difference is with regard to the feel of the implant—and the best way to demonstrate this is to simply hold … Continue Reading

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What You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation in Austin

When I see a patient who desires breast implants in Austin, I make sure that she understands all of the decisions that come into play for breast augmentation.  Austin women want to know their choices with regards to location of the incision, type of implant (saline or silicone gel), or location of the implant (above or below the chest muscle).  Most importantly, the degree of enlargement can be a tough decision for my breast patients.  I have put together this … Continue Reading

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How does a chemical peel feel?

Samantha LeBlanc, our medical aesthetician at our Austin plastic surgery practice demonstrates a chemical peel on me!  So…how exactly does a chemical peel work and why would someone want to have this experience?  The chemical peel solution causes mild trauma, or injury, to the epidermis or outermost layer of the skin. Similar to exfoliating your skin, the injury causes the damaged outer layers of the epidermis to peel away. As part of the healing process, increased cell growth produces new, … Continue Reading

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