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Author Archives: Andrew Wolfe

The Gummies are Coming!

New FDA-Approved Gummy Breast Implants

“410 approved” After years and years of waiting, that simple text sent by our Allergan breast implant representative yesterday at 4 pm signaled the FDA approval of the Natrelle® style 410, form-stable, highly-cohesive fifth generation “gummy” implants.  We will now have access to an implant for cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery that has been extremely popular in the U.K., Australia, … Read more

It’s all about fit…

Same flight to Boston — figured I’d make good on my vow to invigorate the blog with at least one new post. As I prepared for the weekend, I did a little shopping for a new pair of fall boots. (Ended up with a Frye Logger boot for the random few among you who have a sartorial orientation).  I am … Read more

The Undead Blog

As I sit here on a plane bound for Boston before Thanksgiving weekend, I am, appropriately, struck by a few of the things for which I am profoundly grateful:  My amazing wife, the all-around awesomeness of my two boys, and the medical practice that keeps me alternately busy, challenged, fed, fulfilled, humbled, inspired, and endlessly entertained.  Given that my family … Read more

I’m OK Being “Plan B”

Plastic Surgeon in Denver Colorado

Earlier this week, I spent a half hour with one of those interesting, confident, has-her-act-together patients who help make my job fun.  She was seeing me for concerns she had with her abdomen and thighs, which were somewhat fuller than she would have preferred, and she had a PLAN. “I have a trainer, I have talked with a friend who … Read more

A Plea for Honesty About Cohesive Implants

Breast augmentation specialist Dr. Andrew Wolfe weighs in on his experience with cohesive implants at his Denver-based practice

There continues to be confusion surrounding the different types of silicone implants, specifically regarding what is and what is not a “cohesive” or “gummy” implant.  I believe that some of this confusion is, unfortunately, being caused by other Plastic surgeons who, either through ignorance or intentional misdirection, are misinforming patients. I have seen a number of breast augmentation consults who … Read more