Approximately 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. As of January 2018, there are more than 3.1 million women with a history of breast cancer in the United States. While much effort is directed at research, prevention, screening, and early detection, there are a larger number of women who are still faced with the reality of having to undergo procedures where part or all of their breasts tissue is removed (lumpectomy vs mastectomy).
By inserting an implant behind each breast, surgeons are able to increase a woman’s bust line by one or more cup sizes. If you’re considering breast augmentation, this will give you a basic understanding of the procedure – when it can help, how it’s performed, and what results you can expect. It can’t answer all of your questions, since a lot depends on your individual circumstances. Please ask your surgeon if there is anything you don’t understand about the procedure.
The cosmetic form of botulinum toxin, often referred to by its product name Botox, is a popular non-surgical injection that temporarily reduces or eliminates frown lines, forehead creases, crows feet near the eyes and thick bands in the neck.
“Fat Grafting” is a procedure that uses some of the patient’s own fat tissue to fill in creases, lines, depressions, or other underdeveloped areas in the face and body. Small portions of fat are carefully taken from a donor area, like the abdomen or inner thigh, and then prepared using a special technique.