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Breast Augmentation: Changes in Technique and Technology

Published on May 22, 2013 by

Breast Augmentation – www.casas.md Breast augmentation has been performed in the United States for over 45 years. The good news is that techniques and technology have vastly improved to deliver an overall high satisfaction rate. Today, breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures. In the past, the placement of breast implants […]

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ASAPS Meeting – Breast Augmentation and Augmentation Mastopexy

Published on May 6, 2012 by

ASAPS Meeting in Vancouver, Dr. Laurie A. Casas, www.casas.md, Breast Enhancement, Fat reduction, Facial Fillers, Skin, Chicago, Glenview, North Shore, Cosmetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Dr. Laurie A. Casas and Dr. W. Grant Stevens taught the advanced class at the annual scientific meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) on Sunday, May 6th […]

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Will Going Braless Equal Sagging Breasts – Martha Stewart Magazine

Published on April 29, 2012 by

Question: I tend to go braless a lot when wearing tank tops and camisoles, especially in the summer. Could this have long term negative effects on my breast shape? Do you have any advice for how to help prevent breast sagging or help prevent worsening of my sagging breasts? Answer: If your breasts are not […]

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Dr. Casas quoted in Elle Magazine

Published on April 23, 2012 by

Dr. Laurie Casas is quoted in an article posted by Elle Magazine regarding Breast Enhancement, titled “Terms of Endowment”.Overall Elle Magazine highlights the fact that Breast Implants, contrary to some popular belief, do not last forever! The choice to get implants does infact mean that your new implants “won’t be your last pair”. Although this […]

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What Do Breasts Look Like After The Implants Are Removed?

Published on March 26, 2012 by

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 […]

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Breast Augmentation and Suicide, Fact or Fiction?

Published on March 26, 2012 by

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 […]

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Do Breast Implants Have To Get Replaced?

Published on March 26, 2012 by

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 […]

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Choosing The Most Natural Looking Implants

Published on March 26, 2012 by

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 […]

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

Published on March 26, 2012 by

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 […]

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Dr. Laurie A. Casas Quoted in WebMD Feature Article – May 2008

Published on March 26, 2012 by

Dr. Casas is quoted in a WebMD Feature discussing “How Will Breast Implants Change Your Life?” This feature discusses the life changing effects of breast implants, realistic surgical expectations and different reasons patients seek-out breast procedures. “They truly feel they have a deformity,” Casas tells WebMD. “They don’t feel they have a normal body part. […]

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