Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Textured Implants and Cancer

On March 21, 2017, the U.S. FDA made a safety announcement about a link between textured breast implants and a very rare form of cancer: anaplastic large-cell lymphoma. In the announcement, the FDA called the cancer “breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Since then, the ante has been upped. On May 28 of this year, […]


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Women are Happy with their Augmentation Surgery

The last few blogs we’ve covered the ins and outs of breast augmentation. The procedure is among the top cosmetic procedures performed in Canada, with around 20,000 augmentation procedures being done each year. That’s not anywhere near the yearly 300,000 procedures in the U.S., but it’s still sizeable. Dr. Frank likes his patients to have […]


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Don’t Forget the Gummy Bear Implant

If you’ve been considering having breast augmentation, you know you have many decisions to make beyond just the overall procedure. We covered many of those decisions in Dr. Frank’s December blog. Of course, you’ll need to choose the type of implants you want. Most women think of choosing between saline and silicone implant options. But […]


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Decisions Beyond THE Decision with Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a very popular cosmetic procedure in terms of numbers of procedures. But beyond that, it has one of the highest satisfaction ratings of any cosmetic procedure. If a woman has always felt dissatisfied with her breasts, whether that stems from size, asymmetry, or any other reason, augmentation surgery can really change her […]


Working out after Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a popular procedure that we conduct to help our patients gain the confidence they wish to feel in their physical appearance. One attribute that is shared among a good number of women who seek this procedure is a desire to stay physically fit. Breast augmentation gives them the complementary curves that top […]


Important Considerations in Breast Augmentation

As the field of plastic surgery has evolved over the past several decades, the options women have for breast enhancement has grown significantly. No longer is the only choice saline or silicone. Today, plastic surgeons like Dr. Frank consider multiple factors, and they discuss their effect on the final outcome with patients. In addition to […]


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How Breast Augmentation is Customized Just for You

It seems needless to say that breast augmentation is a customized procedure. While most patients recognize this fact, how implants are selected to achieve the most natural-looking results may be somewhat of a mystery. Here, we discuss the adaptable features of breast implants that enable us to address the unique aspects of every patient’s body. […]


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Know the Reality of Silicone Breast Implants

Women have been obtaining breast augmentation with silicone breast implants for more than 50 years now. In that time, numerous safety studies have been conducted, and several changes to the composition of breast implants have improved patient outcomes. The number of breast augmentation procedures performed each year continues to grow; a reflection of women’s confidence […]


Breast-Implant Revision Surgery Calgary, CA

Are You Considering Revision?

Breast augmentation has been a leading cosmetic surgery for many years. As trends have changed regarding what is deemed “beautiful,” some women have sought care to revise and further refine their shape with breast augmentation revision. This secondary procedure may be performed for some reasons, such as: Rippling. Changes to profile due to breastfeeding or […]


Frequently Asked Questions about Breast Augmentation

Despite being one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures, there are still a number of misconceptions and questions surrounding breast augmentation. While you probably know that this procedure can help provide patients with larger, fuller breasts, you may not know about the recovery period, how it is performed and more. Help familiarize yourself with […]


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