Breast Augmentation News 2013
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2013 Breast Augmentation News Archives
- Patients value experience, recommendation when choosing surgeon, ASPS, December 30, 2013 - Surgeon experience and a personal recommendation from a doctor or friend are the most influential factors when choosing a surgeon, study says.
- ASPS marks Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day with team approach, ASPS, Oct. 15, 2013 - The second annual BRA Day USA was held October 16, 2013, to focus on breast reconstruction awareness.
- Breastfeeding doesn't cause sagging in breast augmentation patients, ASPS study finds, ASPS, October 10, 2013 - A new study found that breastfeeding doesn't worsen or cause breasts to sag in women with breast implants.
- Breast reconstruction patients undergo cosmetic surgery to further improve body image, ASPS study finds, ASPS, October 10, 2013 - Some reconstruction patients choose to have cosmetic surgery to further improve overall body image, study finds.
- Women more sexually satisfied after breast augmentation, ASPS, October 9, 2013 - Women experience a boost in arousal and sexual satisfaction following breast augmentation surgery, according to a new study.
- Breast enhancement using your own fat no longer just a fantasy, ASAPS, September 23, 2013 - Breast enhancement using fat grafts, also known as fat transfer or lipoinjection, employs fat suctioned from the patient's abdomen, thighs or other areas.
- Breast reduction surgery found to improve physical, mental well-being, ASPS, July 30, 2013 - Breast reduction surgery produces measurable improvements in several important areas of health and quality of life, study reports.
- High rate of herbal supplement use by cosmetic plastic surgery patients, ASPS, June 28, 2013 - Preoperative evaluations before facial cosmetic surgery find that about half of patients are taking herbal and other supplements, reports a study.
- FDA approves MemoryShape breast implants, FDA, June 14, 2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the MemoryShape Breast Implant to increase breast size (breast augmentation) and to rebuild breast tissue (breast reconstruction).
- Breast augmentation patients report high satisfaction rates, ASPS, May 1, 2013 - 98 percent of breast augmentation patients said the results met or exceeded their expections, according to a new prospective outcome study.
- Breast augmentation tops list of 2012 cosmetic surgery procedures, ASAPS, March 12, 2013 - The American Society for Aesthetic Surgery just released its 2012 report from the Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank.
- Fat grafting for breast augmentation - what women should know, ASPS, March 5, 2013 - More research is needed before concluding that the benefits of fat grafting for breast augmentation outweight the risks, according to the ASAPS.
- Round or shaped, implants yield good results in breast reconstruction, ASPS, February 28, 2013 - Breast reconstruction patients reported good outcomes with both round and shaped silicone breast implants, reported a new study.
- FDA approves new silicone gel-filled breast implant, FDA, February 20, 2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Natrelle 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Gel Filled Breast Implant to increase breast size.
- Self-image, sexual well-being rise after breast augmentation, ASPS, February 7, 2013 - A recent study suggests that breast augmentation patients report higher satisfaction with breast appearance as well as physical, sexual and psychosocial well-being.
- Nipple-sparing mastectomy provides new option for autologous breast reconstruction, ASPS, January 29, 2013 - Nipple-sparing mastectomy can achieve natural looking breast reconstruction with the patient's own tissues, says a new report.
- Study suggests safety of combined breast lift and breast augmentation, ASPS, January 2, 2013 - Breast lift surgery and breast augmentation with implants can safely be performed in a single procedure, suggests a recent study.