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Are Breast Implants Safe?

At our practice your safety and satisfaction are always our primary concerns, which is why we think it is important to address recent news about the safety of breast implants. You may have heard about the FDA’s announcement regarding cases of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), which have... Continue Reading

What Are My Breast Augmentation Incision Options?

Breast Incision Options
Depending upon the unique physical characteristics of the patient, there are two main incision types Dr. James Vogel typically recommends for breast augmentation: an infra-mammary crease incision or a peri-areolar incision. An infra-mammary crease incision is carefully placed along the crease under the breast for easy concealment after breast augmentation... Continue Reading

Which Breast Implant Placement Provides the Most Natural Appearance?

Among the many choices involved in breast augmentation – including implant type, size, shape, and incision location – the placement of the implants can significantly impact your final results. Most breast implants are placed either below the glandular breast tissue (subglandular) or below both the glandular breast tissue and the... Continue Reading

How Old Is Too Old for Breast Augmentation?

Though patients in their 50s, 60s, and 70s may wonder if their age disqualifies them for breast augmentation, there is technically no age restriction for breast surgery. The most important factor when determining candidacy for breast augmentation is the overall health of the patient. While Dr. James Vogel has successfully... Continue Reading

Can I Still Breastfeed After Breast Augmentation?

breast augmentation and breast feeding
It is a common misconception that breast implants can make it impossible (or at least difficult) to breastfeed. In the majority of cases, this just isn’t so. Women who have problems breastfeeding after a breast augmentation surgery are often those who have had a physiological issue beforehand that precludes them... Continue Reading