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“What is the Size Range Available for the Gummy Bear Type Implants?”

A prospective patient asks Dr. Birchenough: “What is the size range available for the gummy bear type implants? And cost of a revision breast augmentation from saline under the muscle to the gummy bear?” Dr. Birchenough: Thanks for contacting me about breast revision surgery. The gummy bear implants now come in a huge variety of shapes and size, something like 200…

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Breast Augmentation Consultation

A patient visited for a breast augmentation consultation. After reviewing similar case studies, she had questions regarding recommended breast implant size. After discussion with each patient, I determine the best range of implant sizes based on their chest size, the current amount of breast tissue and the dimensions of the breast. Need to be able to “hide” the implant as…

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Benefit of “Gummy Bear” Implants Over Regular Implants?

Over the past several years, breast implant companies have introduced additional types of silicone with their newer silicone implants. (There are now over 500 different implants that plastic surgeons can choose from!) While traditional silicone implants are still available and used frequently, the new gummy bear, or more technically – “highly cohesive”- implants are being favored for some patients because…

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