Category Archives: Breast Reduction
Breast Reduction Surgery in Dallas
Overly large, heavy, or pendulous breasts can present a number of aesthetic issues. When you have excessively large breasts, you may have difficulties finding clothing that fits, or look and feel heavier than you actually are. Worse still, heavy breasts are difficult to support, often resulting in bra straps cutting into shoulders or even chronic […]
Pros and Cons of Breast Reduction by Liposuction
At first glance, breast reduction using liposuction alone seems like a good idea. Traditional breast reduction requires significant incisions in the breast, which ends up leaving long scars on the reduced breasts, whereas liposuction would allow breast reduction with only minimal scarring. The procedure could be performed more quickly and easily than traditional surgery. The […]
Benefits of Breast Reduction
Are you tired of carrying a heavy weight around on your chest? Do your bra straps bite into your shoulders and do you tend to get back aches? Our culture is obsessed by big breasts but there is a limit to how big “big” should be. Beyond back pain, large breasts can cause neck pain […]
Adult Stem Cells in Breast Enlargement
Experiments have been done in using fat from elsewhere on the body to augment the breasts. Using liposuction, the fat is taken from places where it is unwanted, such as the abdomen, love handles, upper thighs or buttocks. This way of doing breast augmentation has caused concern that the grafted fat could interfere with mammograms, […]
Moob Reduction, Anyone?
In the U.K., Moob Reductions have increased by over a thousand percent during the last five years, according to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) recent annual conference. The medical term for over-developed male breasts is gynecomastia although this term is also used to refer to the procedure for removing the excess tissue. […]
Insurance Coverage and Breast Reduction Surgery
Insurance companies generally regard breast reduction as a cosmetic surgery and therefore will not cover it. It certainly may give a cosmetic enhancement to your body proportions. But that does not mean it won’t also relieve pain and save you from Back problems Skin irritation Nerve damage, and Breathing problems, to name just some of […]
Breast Reduction: What Does it Accomplish?
While it seems that the entire female population is going after breast enlargement, there are some who would like to have smaller breasts. Breast reduction is one of the few cosmetic surgeries that are done for health reasons as well as beauty reasons. Another such procedure is often rhinoplasty, as reshaping the nose can improve […]
What Causes Gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is enlarged male breasts, where the extra tissue is glandular rather than just excess fat. A number of general causes have been identified, but in any individual case, the specific cause cannot always be determined. In two groups of people the cause is typically clear: In newborn babies it is caused by the mother’s […]
A Breast Implant Improvement Down the Road?
One of the complications that sometimes happens after breast augmentation is capsular contraction. Any time the body detects a foreign object it builds a membrane of connective tissue (collagen and elastin) around it as a kind of protection. It is a way of connecting the natural body tissue to the implant. In the case of […]
Breasts, Gaming, and Fantasy
The recent furor over the accidental breast reduction given to female characters in the online game universe of Age of Conan calls our attention to the importance that amply-endowed women play in fantasy texts of all types. Complaints have long been lodged against a number of art forms that target adolescent or pre-adolescent boys. In […]