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Can a Mommy Makeover Be Non-Surgical?

When I think of a Mommy Makeover, the first thing that comes to my mind is cosmetic surgery.  More specifically with the patients I see in Austin, it’s breast augmentation, breast lift, and tummy tuck surgery.  These procedures allow me to correct distortions in breast shape, loss of breast volume, and the unpleasant tummy changes that often plague women after having children. So, can a Mommy Makeover be non-surgical?  Yes!  Let me explain.  A non-surgical Mommy Makeover focuses largely on … Continue Reading

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When Can I Go Bra Shopping after My Breast Augmentation?

Short answer:  When the majority of swelling has resolved you can make your way to our local favorite, Teddies for Bettys. More in-depth version:  When considering a breast augmentation procedure in Austin it is important to understand that it is normal to have swelling at the surgical site—in this case, the breasts!  I use a precise surgical technique to minimize damage to the breast tissue, which can significantly decrease swelling after this procedure.  I also believe that using the Keller Funnel™2 … Continue Reading

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Why Has the Number of Breast Augmentation Procedures Increased 37% Since 2000?

We have seen a steady increase in the number of breast augmentation procedures performed in the Austin plastic surgery world and similarly throughout the United States over the past decade. There has been a 37% increase overall in the number of breast augmentation procedures performed since 2000. Actually, breast implants have been around for 52 years, since the first pair of implants was placed in 1962 in Houston, Texas, by Dr. Gerow and Dr. Cronin. We have come a long … Continue Reading

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Why is the ‘Gummy Bear’ Implant Gaining Popularity for Breast Augmentation in Austin?

Why call it a ‘gummy bear’?  If you think of a gummy bear, the candy, having a defined shaped and when bitten in half, still maintains its shape- then you are well on your way to understanding the same principles that describe the ‘gummy bear’ breast implant.  These implants were developed in an attempt to mimic the natural shape of the breast.  Also known as form stable implants, they are designed to look like a teardrop, thicker at the bottom … Continue Reading

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Why Does the Keller Funnel™2 Protect You and Simplify Implant Delivery in Breast Augmentation?

In 2009, the introduction of the original Keller Funnel™ refined the art of augmentation procedures. The Keller Funnel™2 is the next generation implant delivery device that provides exceptionally gentle and quick delivery of all silicone gel implants and is an absolute necessity when performing breast augmentation in Austin at my plastic surgery practice. Here is why: The clear, conical-shaped device empowers surgeons to deliver an array of prefilled breast implants with ease, while employing a No-Touch technique to reduce the … Continue Reading

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