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Welcome to ImplantInfo
A Woman's Guide to Breast Augmentation, Implants and Breast Health
ImplantInfo is one of the most extensive breast augmentation guides available. Since 1998, we have been offering women the latest information on cosmetic procedures for the breast including: augmentation, lift, reduction, and reconstructive surgery.
ImplantInfo offers information on all aspects of breast enhancement surgeries. We will guide you through the decision making process, the day of your surgery, recovery and beyond. We created a community where woman can connect with other breast augmentation patients, surgeons and knowledgeable experts.
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Breast Augmentation with Implants
We have a full section covering every detail of breast augmentation to help answer common questions women have before undergoing breast enlargement with implants. The site covers topics including:
Breast Lift and Breast Reduction
Mastopexy, breast lift, can help to restore perkiness to now sagging breasts.
Breast reduction involves reducing the size of the breasts to achieve a look more proportionate to your frame. It can also help relieve back strain in more severe cases. Breast reduction can be combined with breast lift for great, natural looking results.
Breast Reconstructive Surgery
Reconstructive surgery of the breast is most often performed on women who have had a mastectomy, a medical procedure that removes all the breast tissue as a way to treat or prevent breast cancer.
ImplantInfo is a big supporter of breast cancer research and the Cristine Meredith Miele Foundation. Cristine ‘Crissy’ Miele was a beloved employee of ImplantInfo who lost her battle with breast cancer in 2010.
ImplantInfo Guides Women Through the Breast Augmentation Process
Women considering plastic surgery will spend an average of 3-9 months researching plastic surgery options before scheduling a procedure. We work to help guide you through every step of your process.
When considering plastic surgery procedures, you will first want to identify the area of your body you want to improve. From here, read through our different procedure sections to select which will best solve your problem. Now you can ask yourself, am I a candidate for breast augmentation?
After the initial research, you should have an idea of which type of surgery will best help to achieve your end goal. Now you want to move forward to learn more about the particular procedure. On ImplantInfo, you can further research and read the newest advancements in all breast-related plastic surgery options including:
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Enlargement
- Breast Reduction
- Breast Lift
- Breast Reconstruction
Check out our news and articles for the latest advancements in breast augmentation. And connect with other women on discussion boards to answer your more intangible questions:
Matching Procedure to Expectations
You need to have realistic expectations when considering any cosmetic surgery. Viewing before and after photos is vital to understanding the results you can expect. We have visitor submitted before and after pictures and photos from plastic surgeons all over the country. Look at photos of real women with real results, and focus on women with similar body shapes and goals to yours. This can help you manage your expectations when you take the next step and set up a consultation with a surgeon.
Selecting a Surgeon
Choosing an experienced, board certified plastic surgeon is the most important decision one makes in the plastic surgery journey.View hundreds of surgeons by city or state in our plastic surgery directory. Also, read what other women have to say about their experiences with a surgeon through testimonials and visitor stories.
When you are ready, schedule a consultation. And we have handy consultation guides for you to print out and bring with you so you know which questions to ask.
ImplantInfo Visitor Recommendations
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Edina, Minnesota (MN) Breast Augmentation by
Kovanda Plastic Surgery
Dr. Christopher Kovanda, MD FACS Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon
Chesterfield, Missouri (MO) Breast Augmentation by
St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery, Inc.
Dr. William Huffaker, Dr. Herluf Lund, Jr., Dr. Christian Prada Board Certified Plastic Surgeons
Huntington Beach, California (CA), Newport Beach, California (CA) Breast Augmentation by
John M. Shamoun, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. John M. Shamoun Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Valdosta, Georgia (GA) Breast Augmentation by
Sonya J. Merriman, M.D.
Dr. Sonya Merriman Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
How long did it take you to resume normal activities after breast augmentation surgery?
1 to 2 Days
3 to 7 Days
More Than 7 Days
Please help ImplantInfo support breast cancer research through the Cristine Meredith Miele Foundation
, set-up in loving memory of Cristine “Crissy” Miele. Crissy was a loving wife and mother and dedicated member of the ImplantInfo family who lost her battle with breast cancer in July 2010.
Your donations support Dr. Kenneth Offit and his research team. They are focusing genetic testing on families, like Crissy’s, where breast cancer is hereditary and develops from a yet unidentified gene mutation. Advances can improve early detection and help future generations, including Crissy’s daughters.
No donation is too small, and your support means the world. Please help us continue Crissy’s courageous fight.