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Category: Breast Implants

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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DR. HOCHSTEIN’S BREAST AUGMENTATION EVOLUTION

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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Tummy Tuck Incisions

Posted October 01, 2013

In this world of plastic surgery you will find fewer things more rewarding then seeing a woman after a full Mommy Makeover with a Breast Augmentation, Tummy Tuck and sometimes Liposuction.  Although most women seem to make it through their first pregnancy without the help of a plastic surgeon the 2nd and 3rd child makes […]

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The Allergan Natrelle® Style 410 Breast Implant

Posted June 17, 2013

 “The 410″ is the breast implant that started the entire field of cohesive breast implants.  Depending upon whom you speak to, every other gummy bear implant is either an imitation of the Natrelle® 410 or an improvement.  In either case, the 410 remains the most popular gummy bear implant throughout the globe.    click her for […]

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FDA Approves Natrelle® 410 Highly Cohesive Silicone Implant

Posted February 25, 2013

Back in November 2012, we discussed that Allergan was awaiting approval for their new Gummy Bear Implants, and that like all implants the style 410 has its pros and cons. As I mentioned, I strongly believe that the Natrelle® 410 highly cohesive implant will help women that are in need of reconstruction and hopefully improve the […]

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