• Breast Implant Removal: How to Retain Your Ideal Beauty

    The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that over 310,000 breast augmentation procedures were performed in 2018. That same year, just over 29,000 breast implant removal procedures were performed. Multiple studies by implant manufacturers confirm that breast implants are not intended to last indefinitely. About half of all patients who receive breast implants, regardless of […]

  • Nipple sensation in breast augmentation

    A common question about breast augmentation is about whether nipples get numb following breast augmentation. While it is not the breast implant itself that causes numb nipples, it is possible that the nerves that supply sensation to the nipple can be damaged during the breast augmentation. These nerves come from the chest around from the […]

  • BREAST RECONSTRUCTION- PRE-OPERATIVE ASSESSMENT AND EDUCATION

    The following is a reproduction of one of my transcripts that was published in Breast Disease in 2002. It focuses on discussion of breast reconstructive surgery and I though it an appropriate addition to the BLOG of our website. BREAST RECONSTRUCTION- PRE-OPERATIVE ASSESSMENT AND EDUCATION – by Adam Lowenstein, MD, FACS Breast reconstruction can be […]

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