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Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

What Do Breasts Look Like After The Implants Are Removed?

Question: What do breasts look like after the implants are removed and what if replacements aren’t wanted? Will the breast then be smaller than the original size? Saggy? Answer: The breasts will look exactly like they did before the augmentation if the implant was placed under the muscle. Only the changes of aging, hormones and […]

Dr. Laurie Casas Quoted in LA Times

The LA Times quotes Dr. Casas in a discussion of the issues related to the FDA approval of silicone gel implants. Dr. Casas asserts that broken silicone gel implants may cause inflammation and “should be replaced, as you would any broken device.”  How can I get more information? Call now for your complimentary consultation. You […]

Dr. Casas Quoted in L.A. Times – Silicone: Now a solid ‘maybe’

The breast implants’ approval by the FDA was not fine-print free. Women must weigh the impact, and costs, of follow-up care. By Melissa Healy, Times Staff Writer November 27, 2006 The days before Thanksgiving are typically quiet in the offices of plastic surgeons. But a long-awaited decision to approve silicone breast implants for women older […]

Myth of Lunchtime Breast Augmentation with your own Fat

Recently, a myth started in the lay press that breast augmentation using your own fat could be performed during your lunchtime. Unfortunately, as appealing as this may be it is not true. The procedure of using your own fat that is removed from your body and then injected into your breasts may be a safe […]

Breast Augmentation and Suicide, Fact or Fiction?

There is no proven association between Breast enhancement surgery and suicide, despite recent reports that women in a Swedish study who had breast augmentation surgery appeared to have a higher incidence of suicide than the general population. Many published scientific reports do not support this confusing conclusion. In fact, in 2006 in the USA over […]

Do Breast Implants Have To Get Replaced?

Question: I’ve heard that breast implants have to get replaced every 10 years, is that true and why? Answer: This is not true. Breast implants do not need to be replaced every 10 years. However, saline and silicone implants do deflate slightly over time and replacement may be something some women consider. At 10 years […]

Choosing The Most Natural Looking Implants

Question: What are the different types of implants available and which are the most natural looking? Answer: There are two types of implants: Saline Implants and Silicone. Both implants are available in a number of variations to best fit what your looking for. Saline and Silicone Implants alterations: Width: Figure out exactly what width correlates […]

Dr. Laurie A. Casas Quoted in Health Magazine – March 2008

Dr. Laurie Casas is quoted in an article posted in the March 2008 issue of Health Magazine. The article, Plastic Surgery by the Decade, covers 3 different age brackets of women who get breast enhancement procedures. 35 to 50 year old women account for more than half of all cosmetic breast procedures. Dr. Casas accounts […]

Solution for Sagging Breasts

Question: What causes saggy breasts and will breast feeding increase my chances of sagginess? If a breast lift is deemed necessary will my cup size change? What is typical recovery time for a breast lift? Answer: There are two main factors that cause breasts to sage; one being changes in breast size and the other […]

Dr. Casas Quoted in NewsWeek – March 2008

Dr. Casas is quoted in a Web Exclusive with Newsweek about the importance of weighing out the pros, the cons and the long-term consequences of breast implants: “It’s like any decision you make,” Casas says. “You listen to the pros and cons and you weigh them.” Since breast implants have boomed in popularity in the […]

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Dr. Laurie Casas is quoted as an expert throughout the world, and can be found on television, online, and in national publications such as the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

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