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When to Replace Breast Implants

Breast implants are highly durable and can withstand any activity your lifestyle presents. However, just like any other artificial device, breast implants will undergo normal wear and tear as the years pass. Breast implants do not last forever, and they will eventually need to be replaced. While most breast implant companies recommend replacing implants approximately […]

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Natural-Looking Breast Implants

Many women who desire breast augmentation want their breasts to look larger and more attractive yet still natural. If your goal is to choose the most natural-looking breast implants, many factors should affect your decision. Your choice of implant type, size, shape, profile, and placement as well as your body shape, chest wall, and breast […]

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Over vs. Under: Which Breast Implant Placement Is Better?

If you’ve been considering breast augmentation for any period of time, you know that this procedure involves quite a few options. Every choice, from breast implant size to incision location, will affect the way your new breasts will look and feel. As a breast augmentation specialist, Dr. Pollack has a wealth of experience with every […]

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How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

It is a common misconception that breast implants last only ten years. In actuality, ten years is the average length of time women decide to keep their initial implants. In fact, if you are happy with the way your breasts look and there are no complications after ten years, most plastic surgeons would not recommend […]

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GUMMY BEAR IMPLANTS – SHAPED BREAST IMPLANTS

TEARDROP (ANATOMICAL) SHAPED SILICONE BREAST IMPLANTS I recently attended the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ National Meeting in San Diego and much of the “buzz” was about Anatomical or Teardrop-Shaped Breast Implants. I mostly use round silicone gel breast implants, but I have used the teardrop shaped ones sparingly in the past. There was a […]

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Breast Implant Leaks, San Diego

Breast Implant Leak or Rupture Symptoms One of the risks of having breast implants is understanding that at some point over their life span, they may rupture or leak.  Spontaneous ruptures are extremely rare; it usually takes some sort of adverse event or trauma to the breast to cause a problem.  If for some reason […]

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