Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

What is Capsular Contracture?

When our patients from Calgary and the surrounding areas are considering and researching breast augmentation with Dr. Frank, they will come across a term they probably have not heard before — capsular contracture. It is the most common complication after having breast augmentation, so in the last blog before a glorious Calgary summer, let’s get […]


Removing Breast Implants

While breast augmentation continues to be a very popular procedure in Canada, with over 20,000 patients opting to increase their breast size with implants, more women are also opting to have their implants removed. Dr. Frank performs breast implant removal surgery at his Calgary practice. Concern about lymphoma When Health Canada announced a ban on […]


About the Recall of Biocell Textured Implants

As if the past year of the coronavirus haven’t made us all anxious enough, if you’ve also been considering breast augmentation you may have heard some other news that made you anxious. Health Canada and the U.S.’s FDA recalled a certain type of breast implant, and you’re now wondering what’s up with that. Since Dr. […]


Do Uneven Breasts Make You Self-Conscious?

Many women have uneven breasts. It’s a very common fact of anatomy affecting roughly one half of all women. But sometimes, asymmetry can make a woman feel self-conscious when naked or in a swimsuit. No one should feel that way about her body. To help get past these thoughts, Dr. Frank offers various options to […]


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Common Questions about Breast Augmentation

The decision to have breast augmentation is a big one, and it will change your life. Dr. Frank’s patients have lots of questions when considering this surgery. Here are the answers to a few of the more common questions. Of course, if you have other questions, call us and schedule a consultation. How long will […]


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 […]


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