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Breast Lift or Implants?

As breast surgery specialists, our plastic surgeons see many women who want to enhance the appearance of their breasts, but aren't sure what procedure they need. How can you determine at home if you need a breast lift, implants, or both? Here are some pointers from our Denver practice. A Starting Point If you're considering …

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Should my implants be placed behind or in front of the pectoralis muscle?

At The Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Denver, Colorado, breast implants can be placed beneath the pectoralis (chest) muscle, called subpectoral placement, or in front of the chest muscle, called subglandular placement. There are several advantages to placing the implants beneath the chest muscle, including: The extra coverage of the implant in the upper portion of …

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Which breast augmentation incision option is best for me?

The four most commonly used breast augmentation incision options are: inframammary (breast crease), periareolar (lower areola), transaxillary (armpit), and transumbilical (belly button). This post reviews the pros and cons of each one and the preferred choices used by our board-certified plastic surgeons when they perform breast augmentation in Denver, Colorado. Breast Crease The inframammary incision …

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How do I decide between silicone gel and saline implants?

Both silicone gel and saline options are available for breast implants in Denver, Colorado. Both types have an outer shell composed of silicone. Silicone gel implants are chosen by an overwhelming majority of patients at The Center for Cosmetic Surgery. But the choice is entirely the patient's. Silicone gel implants are made of cohesive …

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How do I choose my breast implant size?

We offer a variety of options to women considering breast implants at our practice in Denver, Colorado. We offer both silicone and saline implants in many sizes in order to fit a range of breast dimensions and personal goals. Which size is right? The basis premise of implant sizing is to match the base width …

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Two Different Kinds of Breast Implants

Breast Implant Options

Before stepping into a breast augmentation consultation it is beneficial to do some initial research about what kind of breast implants are available in the U.S. There is a lot of ground to cover during a breast consultation and understanding the different implant options can get lost among other topics within the consultation. Bringing questions …

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Steps to Avoid “Boob Greed”

boob greed noun \ ˈbüb ˈgrēd \ 1. excessive or rapacious desire for larger breasts after having breast augmentation surgery. What is a good size for breast augmentation? “Boob greed” is a term we use in our practice to describe a phenomenon that happens with certain breast augmentation patients who visit us from Denver, Colorado …

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How to Be Decisive When Choosing Breast Implants

We see thousands of breast augmentation patients each year, so we realize choosing the right breast implant is a *big* deal!  Many women struggle over the decision of implant size. We offer breast implants in Denver in all shapes, sizes, profiles, and even “feels” that make it possible to give you the look you want.  The …

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Breast Augmentation FAQ

Questions About Breast Augmentation What is the waiting period for pool/hot tub submersion after a breast augmentation? Does every consultation come with a vectra 3D screening? Where you do you perform your breast augmentation surgeries? Is it in a hospital? Is it possible to replace implants under the muscle? When will nipple sensation return? How …

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