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Breast Implant Removal Surgery Options and Expectations for Outcomes

Breast Implant Removal Surgery Options and Expectations for Outcomes

There are many reasons for exploring option of breast implant removal. Women often seek options trying to decide if they will look and feel better without implants. Some reasons are: And there are those with issues with implants. And many more reasons. All are valid. And all patients at some point that have implants should…

Breast Implant Illness Symptoms and Lab Test Evaluation

Breast Implant Illness Symptoms and Lab Test Evaluation

Breast Implant Illness refers to a constellation of symptoms that are present with patients with implants, short or long term. Studies have existed for over a decade indicating significant reduction and or resolution in symptoms in patients that undergo implant removal that do not have documented other contributory diseases. Further reviews are ongoing that will…

Deciding on Breast Implant Removal Surgery? Here Is What You Need To Know

Deciding on Breast Implant Removal Surgery? Here Is What You Need To Know

Breast implant removal surgery requires precise management, evaluation, and surgical execution to achieve the most predictable results. Breast implant removal is considered by many to be a new trend. For many women, the recent awareness of Breast Implant Illness (BII), has created awareness for those with symptoms, and for many who have no symptoms but…

Breast Implant Illness: A Patient Story About Getting Her Life Back

Breast Implant Illness: A Patient Story About Getting Her Life Back

A 49 year-old woman from North West Georgia gets her life back after breast implant removal surgery performed by Dr. Rudderman, here is her story. Surgery Date: 6/9/2022 I got my saline implants in 2009, Mentor brand, smooth style, placed under the muscle. I started having health problems about 8 years or so ago. The…

How to Understand Breast Implant Illness Symptoms

How to Understand Breast Implant Illness Symptoms

Breast Implant Illness (BII) is a term used to refer to a constellation of symptoms that can develop after undergoing breast cosmetic augmentation or reconstruction or using breast implants. Women who self-identify as suffering from this condition feel their symptoms are directly connected to their saline or silicone breast implants. BII impacts each person uniquely….

What You Need to Know About Breast Implant Illness

What You Need to Know About Breast Implant Illness

Breast procedures for shape and size change are as popular now as ever. While breast implants remain in demand globally, the desired outcome from breast surgery is changing for many. More women of all ages are interested in options for breast shape and size that is more natural-looking and complimentary to their body. And even…

Identifying and Correcting Tubular Breast Disorder

Identifying and Correcting Tubular Breast Disorder

Puberty is a challenging time for adolescents as their bodies change dramatically within a few short years. But it’s also when some young women might notice that their breasts aren’t developing into the same shape as their peers. Tubular breasts or tubular breast disorder (TBD) is a condition defined by abnormal and typically asymmetric (uneven)…

Understanding the Different Types of Liposuction

Understanding the Different Types of Liposuction

Although diet and exercise are the best way to get rid of stubborn body fat, these are not always entirely effective. Some areas of fat are likely to be resistant to natural options and thus can give an unbalanced, lumpy appearance. These are exactly the problems that liposuction is meant to solve. There are several…

Symmastia, Better Known as Uniboob, Can be Corrected

Symmastia, Better Known as Uniboob, Can be Corrected

Most women are aware there are surgeries to augment, lift, or reduce their breasts. But what about other breast concerns? Maybe you have been living with symmastia or know someone who has due to a bad plastic surgery experience. With 25 years of experience as a plastic surgeon, I’ve seen it all and I specialize…

Labiaplasty: A Popular Procedure for Today’s Woman

Labiaplasty: A Popular Procedure for Today’s Woman

Love your Labia with Labiaplasty Plastic surgery is a sensitive subject for some women, but especially for those who are dissatisfied with the look of their labia. While the topic was once considered taboo, more women are acknowledging their discomfort and seeking options for relief. Enlarged misshapen labias are often caused by childbirth or normal…