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Breast Implants

Making a Change — Implant Revision and Replacement

While patients going into breast augmentation surgery expect the procedure’s results to be long lasting, that isn’t always the case. Dr. Malamet performs breast augmentation revision and breast implant replacement procedures for a variety of reasons for his patients and for patients from other surgeons. Capsular contracture Sometimes people forget that implants are foreign bodies, and when a foreign body is placed within the human body there is a reaction. […]

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Information on Gummy Bear Implants

If you’ve been considering having breast augmentation with Dr. Malamet, you know there are many decisions to make beyond just deciding to go forward — everything from size to incision location, shape to implant placement. And, of course, you’ll decide the type of implants. Up until the last few years, that decision was between saline and silicone implants. But in 2012 a new type of implant entered your realm of […]

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How to Choose the Right Breast Implant Size

We often have potential breast augmentation clients come to us with pictures of a celebrity with large breasts saying this is the look they want. Unfortunately, often these goals are unrealistic. Having a clear understanding of your limits when choosing breast implant size is crucial. Your decision-making process for implant size shouldn’t be based on some perceived ideal, but rather through careful consideration of the following components: Your body type, […]

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What You Need to Know About Breast Implant Rupture

A substantial number of women all around the world are currently enjoying the benefits of breast implants. In 2013, it was estimated that there were roughly 300,000 breast enhancement procedures done in the U.S. Here at our Encino breast enhancement surgery practice, we understand the importance of making an informed decision before agreeing to have breast implants. By and large, understanding the possible risks and complications of having breast implants […]

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How Breast Implants Can Benefit New Mothers

There’s no doubting the fact that motherhood is one of the greatest joys in a woman’s life. However, pregnancy and childbirth can also put a toll, both physical and emotional, to a woman’s life too. Here at our Encino plastic surgery practice, we have helped mothers recover from the wide array of physical effects of pregnancy as well as its corresponding emotional setbacks. A breast augmentation with implants is one of […]

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