The choice to enhance, reduce or lift your bustline is a very personal one that can dramatically boost your self-esteem. Before going forward with a procedure, it’s wise to consider all of your options and consult with a skilled surgeon such as Dr. Bruce Genter, about which procedure is right for you. Learn more by reading about the three most common breast enhancements and why each one might be right for you.
Breast augmentation is the process of increasing the breast size and improving the breast shape by placing saline or silicone breast implants in the area below the nipples.
One plastic surgeon got an unwanted breast cancer experience when he helped his daughter through her treatment, as he told savannahnow.com.
Plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Laughlin had been treating patients who requested breast reconstruction, as well as a host of cosmetic surgeries for more than 25 years when he learned of his own daughter’s breast cancer diagnosis. From his years in practice, he already had an understanding of the type of breast cancer experience a woman can go through, from diagnosis to reconstruction, but this life-changing event gave him a new perspective, he says. Continue reading →
Plastic surgeons in the UK worry that a review of tax codes may mean new taxes for cosmetic surgeries, according to WebMD.
Currently in the UK, a plastic surgery tax only exists on non-surgical treatments like Botox, fillers and laser treatments, a fact that plastic surgeons take no issue with. (In the UK, a VAT tax or “Value Added Tax” is somewhat similar to sales tax in the US in that consumers must pay it on top of the price for a good or elective service.) Continue reading →
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Dr. Bruce Genter is a featured contributor for breast augmentation and tummy tuck on RealSelf.com.