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Will Implants Improve my Breast Ptosis?

Breast implants can be a great method for adding and restoring structure and volume to your breasts. However, some individuals suffer from breast ptosis, which is a condition caused by a decrease in structural integrity and sagging or drooping breast tissue. In these cases, receiving breast implants alone is typically not enough to correct breast ...
Although breast augmentation surgery has a very high success rate, some patients may find they are unhappy with their results. This is more common among less reputable surgeons who are not experienced with the procedure, have employed outdated techniques, and do not factor in the unique goals of each patient. Alternatively, a patient may second-guess ...
When it comes to preparing for plastic surgery, a number of precautions should be taken to ensure your safety and a smooth recovery. Among the different pre-operative instructions our board-certified plastic surgeon advises patients to follow is refraining from smoking. Dr. Neil J. Zemmel recommends patients planning to undergo surgery quit smoking as soon as ...

Breast Implants vs. Breast Fat Transfer

Have you been wanting to increase your natural breast size? Or maybe you’ve had children and want to restore your breasts to the fuller, perky appearance they once had before pregnancy and breastfeeding. Despite which reason you may relate to, breast augmentation may be a beneficial solution that can help give you a boost in ...

Why Are My Breasts Uneven?

Many women notice their breasts look slightly different from one another, whether it’s their size, shape, or position. This is a completely normal concern and does not necessarily indicate a health problem. In fact, it’s estimated that over half of women have asymmetric breasts. Fortunately, this uneven appearance is typically just a cosmetic concern. Over ...
Although both breast augmentation and breast lift surgery (mastopexy) are designed to change the appearance of the breasts, these two procedures use very different surgical approaches to achieve distinct goals. For women who have lost a significant amount of breast volume or simply wish to enhance their breast size, an augmentation with implants or fat ...
A common question women tend to ask about breast augmentation is whether there are recommended age restrictions for the procedure. There is an age minimum for breast augmentation candidates: patients must be at least 18 years old for saline implants or 22 for silicone implants. However, there is no upper age restriction for breast augmentation. ...
Since each woman chooses to undergo breast augmentation for different reasons, Dr. Neil Zemmel does not believe there is one type of breast implant that is best for everyone. During the consultation process, he will perform a physical examination, review your medical history, discuss your cosmetic goals, and recommend a size and type of breast ...
Among the many decisions involved in your breast augmentation procedure, the size of implants is one that can be nerve-wracking for many women. They want to enhance their breasts while maintaining a natural balance with the rest of their body. To help patients select a size that complements their frame, Dr. Neil Zemmel provides informative ...

Reasons for a Breast Implant Revision

Although breast augmentation has an extremely high satisfaction rate, breast implants are not designed to last a lifetime. As a result, many women need breast revision surgery at some point down the road to replace their implants. In addition, those who are unhappy with the results of their initial breast augmentation may seek breast revision ...
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