Category: Boston Breast Implants

Boston Breast Implant Scars

Boston Plastic Surgery Specialists discuss how to get the best breast implant scars A major concern of my patients in Boston seeking breast augmentation with implants is the location and visibility of the breast implant scars. It is important to understand that a great deal of attention is placed on hiding your breast augmentation incision […]

Breast Implant Size – How to Choose Cup Size in CC for Breast Augmentation

Dr. Brooke Seckel discusses how to chose breast implant size in Boston Although most plastic surgeons measure breast implant size in cc or cubic centimeters of liquid volume, most patients seeking breast augmentation in Boston want to know how to achieve a specific bra cup size after breast augmentation. At the Boston Plastic Surgery Specialists has many patients […]

Breast Augmentation with Breast Asymmetry

Almost all my Boston breast augmentation patients are surprised to learn during their initial consultation that they have breast asymmetry. I reassure my patients that 88% of women have different sized or asymmetrical breasts and it is normal to have breast asymmetry.  I believe that most patients are not aware of their breast asymmetry because […]

Mentor® Memory Gel® Xtra Breast Implants

My Breast Augmentation patients often request a fuller breast profile with volume above the nipple areola when considering breast implants. This is especially true in patients who have had children and feel that their breasts look empty and sagging after breastfeeding. The new Mentor® Memory Gel® Xtra Breast Implants are precision-filled with a proprietary cohesive […]

Textured Breast Implants Health Risks

Recently the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) released information on breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) a rare tumor associated with textured breast implants used in breast reconstruction and cosmetic breast augmentation. This rare tumor has been studied and updates provided since 2011. What is BIA-ALCL? Breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma is […]

Breast Implant Capsular Contracture Prevention

A serious concern for many breast implant patients is the risk of the development of a breast implant capsular contracture. A breast implant capsular contracture can cause the breast implant to be hard, painful and the implant to be displaced upward. Fortunately, today we have a greater understanding of what causes breast implant capsular contracture […]

Mentor Breast Implants

Why I Use Mentor Breast Implants At our plastic surgery practice we use Mentor Breast Implants exclusively for breast augmentation. I have used these implants for the past thirty-one years. During my Harvard plastic surgery residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital I had the opportunity to use breast implants from 3 different breast implant manufacturers. […]

Better Breast Implant Results with the Keller Funnel

The Keller Funnel 2 is an important device that we use at our practice to achieve better breast implant results for all of our breast augmentation patients. In my opinion the Keller Funnel 2 is the most important advancement to improve results of breast augmentation and breast implant surgery in the past ten years. What […]

Breast Implant Shape – Round or Teardrop

Dr. Brooke Seckel discusses the difference between round and teardrop breast implant shapes There are two major different breast implant shapes. There are round breast implant shapes and teardrop breast implant shapes. Round shaped breast implants have been in use for over 50 years. In my practice round breast implant shapes are more popular than […]

Breast Implant Profile

Dr. Brooke Seckel discusses the different breast implant profiles available for breast augmentation. If you are considering having breast augmentation with implants there are many important decisions that you will have to make with the help of your plastic surgeon. In addition to choosing the type and size of your breast implants you will also […]