Category: Boston Breast Implants

Recovery After Breast Implant Surgery

  An important question that my Boston breast implant patients ask is how long is the recovery after breast implant surgery is. There is often confusion regarding the appropriate amount of recovery time following breast augmentation or breast implant surgery. Often when reading the information on the Internet some patients are left with the impression […]

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 […]

How to Choose Cup Size in CC

How to choose your breast implant size 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 asking “how […]

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 […]

MemoryGel™ Xtra Implant

Mentor® MemoryGel™ 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® MemoryGel™ Xtra Breast Implants are precision-filled […]

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

Achieve 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 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 […]