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Category Archives: Breast Reduction

Dr. Laurie A. Casas quoted in Endless Beauty

Dr. Casas, clinical associate professor of surgery at the University of Chicago Pritzer School of Medicine is quoted in Endless Beauty discussing “The Breast Ideas Post-Baby”. “If a person nurses five to nine times a day, their breasts get larger, then deflate after each session,” says Dr. Laurie A. Casas. “This enlarging and shrinking takes […]

Are Silicone Breast Implants Safe?

Question: Is it true that Silicone breast implants are safe? Answer: The short answer is yes. Silicone breast implants that are FDA approved since the lifting of the moratorium in 2006 are safe. The real issue is whether you are a good candidate for breast enlargement with either saline or silicone gel breast implants. Typically […]

Are Results from a Breast Lift Permanent?

Question: Are the results from a breast lift permanent? Answer: Nothing on our body that we are born with or have had altered by cosmetic surgery is “permanent”. Our breast size can change as our weight and hormone levels change during our lives. In addition, many patients who desire a breast lift have poor skin […]

Dr. Casas Discusses Breast Asymmetry at ASAPS Annual Meeting

A panel of experts, including Laurie A. Casas, MD, explored the topic of breast asymmetry in relation to breast augmentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Discussed were the spectrum of problems as well as advice on surgical considerations. “The key to a high patient satisfaction rate is […]

Are Silicone Breast Implants Safe?

The FDA convened a panel to study the long term results of Silicone breast implants in Gaithesburg, Virginia on August 30 and 31st. The FDA published a white paper in June 2011 stating that silicone breast implants are safe. Laurie Casas, MD, a past-president of ASERF, testified before the FDA: “We strongly believe that a […]

PIP Silicone Breast Implants

Question: I just saw a report about the PIP silicone breast implants from France. Are those implants here in the US, and are they the same ones that Dr. Casas may have used on me? Answer: French Investigators found that the (now defunct) company called Poly Implant Protheses (PIP) were using inferior quality silicone, not […]

In Case You Missed the Interview…

In case you missed it, now you can listen to a recording of Dr Laurie Casas interviewed on The Loop 97.9 FM as part if their “Breast Year Ever” awareness promotion. Click the links below to stream the audio or “right click” to download. Dr Laurie Casas interview – The Loop 97.9 FM “Breast Year […]

Breast Reduction – what are my options?

Question: I would love to know if there is any type of surgery that can reduce the size of my breasts without submitting to a full breast reduction! I am not considered a candidate by my Insurance Company for the Breast Reduction surgery but it is something that has been an issue for me personally. […]

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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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