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Category: Breast Implants

What Is Capsular Contracture? Do You Have the Symptoms?

Posted September 22, 2020

2 Minute Read:  Thousands of women undergo a breast augmentation surgery every year. For most, their recovery goes well, and they are satisfied with their new bust appearance. Unfortunately, complications sometimes develop after the operation.  One of the more common complications is capsular contracture. Based on a scientific literature review published in the US national […]

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How to Choose New Breast Implants

Posted January 07, 2020

4 Min Read It’s a sad reality of life that very little in it is permanent—but, fortunately, we have the means to replace and repair many things, including breast implants.  Replacing breast implants can be a revitalizing time for women, many of whom get the change years after first getting implants.  But, like anything else, […]

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Current Risk Estimate of Breast Implants Associated with ALCL

Posted December 27, 2019

Many women in Miami, FL who are considering breast implant surgery have questions about the risk of lymphoma associated with breast implants. A study published in March 2019 in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® Journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons answers many of these questions. The most important point made in this article […]

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How Breast Implants Can Help Cancer Survivors

Posted November 26, 2018

Beating breast cancer might be a reality for many women at some point in their life. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, it is estimated that nearly 252,710 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Eliminating breast cancer is a possibility thanks to modern medicine, but the fight doesn’t end after […]

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Are Silicone Implants Safe? (Surgical Video Explains)

Posted June 22, 2017

There is a misconception that silicone implants aren’t safe. The truth is, silicone implants were FDA approved in 2006 after extensive studies were conducted about their safety. Dr. Hochstein provides an insider’s look during a breast augmentation surgery explaining that once an implant loses its blood supply, it changes to a dingy, yellow color. As […]

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Breast Revision Surgery & Removing Scar Tissue

Posted April 13, 2017

Just like a primary augmentation surgery, Dr. Hochstein strives to achieve beautiful results when it comes to a breast revision surgery. One of the reasons for a breast revision is a capsular contracture.  A capsular contracture occurs when scar tissue forms around the breast implants and causes the breast to harden which may cause the breast […]

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5 Myths About Breast Implants

Posted March 31, 2017

Every year, breast augmentation is the top plastic surgery procedure performed. The number of women who undergo breast augmentation has steadily risen over the past decade, in large part because newer techniques provide more outstanding results. However, even with the popularity of the procedure, many patients fall prey to the common myths about breast implants. […]

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Link Between Breast Cancer and Implants

Posted March 24, 2017

Recently, there has been a great deal of interest in the link between breast cancer and breast implants. I want to address some of these concerns and include some thoughts on the subject. To be clear there is no link between breast implants and breast cancer! In fact, the largest independent study ever performed on […]

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The New Natrelle INSPIRA® Breast Implant

Posted March 02, 2016

Our practice is excited to offer the newest implant manufactured by Allergan: the Natrelle INSPIRA®. This collection provides even more options for Dr. Hochstein’s patients, as it features a wide range of silicone gel-filled breast implants with varying projections and consistencies. These implants are most popular among those who desire a more dramatic look while […]

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Posted November 12, 2014

Before I get into the specifics I would like to state my qualifications to be able to make some comments and have credibility doing it. More than half of my practice is dedicated to primary and revisional breast augmentation. From an experience standpoint I perform more silicone breast augmentations than 99% of surgeons who perform […]

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Miami Florida Plastic Surgeon | Leonard M. Hochstein M.D.

Leonard M. Hochstein M.D.
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