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Category Archives: Breast Reduction

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 […]

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 […]

Female Plastic Surgeon in Chicago North Shore, Dr. Laurie Casas

We do a lot of writing about cosmetic procedures (both surgical and non-surgical) but we don’t say much about one of the top female plastic surgeon’s in Chicago, and this website’s founder, Dr Laurie Casas. So let us embellish a bit. Dr. Laurie Casas has been proudly serving the Chicago North Shore area and has […]

Advantages of Breast Reduction Surgery

Question: Are there any clinical advantages to Breast Reduction surgery other than simply reducing the size because they look too big for my body? Answer: Breast Reduction surgery can improve one’s overall appearance AND help alleviate recurring symptoms that women with large breasts often experience. Some of those include rashes underneath the breasts as well […]

Mid 30’s, Want a Bridal Makeover? Who to Consult?

Question: If I want to look my best for my wedding, (I am in my mid 30’s) who should I consult? Answer: First you should consult with someone like me, a Board certified Plastic Surgeon who will honestly review your options for helping to make your dreams become a reality. Brides want to look their […]

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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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