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Breastfeeding Doesn’t Cause Sagging in Augmentation Patients

New study finds that breastfeeding does not worsen or cause breasts to sag in women with breast implants Women are often concerned about the effect that breastfeeding could have on the appearance of their breasts, especially after they have invested in breast augmentation. A new study reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Continue Reading

Dr. William Hedden Named 2013 LEAD Surgeon

Select plastic surgeons chosen to help guide future of breast implants William J. Hedden, M.D., of Hedden Plastic Surgery was recently selected to join a prestigious group of board-certified plastic surgeons who will assist in molding the future direction of breast augmentation. Dr. Hedden will again join Mentor Worldwide’s LEAD Advisory Board for 2013, which Continue Reading

Dr. Hedden Teaches TUBA Breast Augmentation Seminar

Transumbilical Breast Augmentation presentation focuses on patient safety, quality results William J. Hedden, M.D., explained that Transumbilical Breast Augmentation, or TUBA, is a very safe and effective way to perform breast augmentation procedures during a recent seminar attended by some of the world’s foremost aesthetic surgeons. Dr. Hedden’s presentation was part of The Aesthetic Meeting Continue Reading

Cosmetic Procedures Top 10 Million in 2012

Breast Augmentation, Liposuction head list of most popular cosmetic surgery procedures More than 10 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were performed nationwide in 2012, according to the 16th annual statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Breast augmentation and liposuction were the top cosmetic surgical procedures. Botulinum toxin type A (including Continue Reading

Patients Report Satisfaction with Breast Augmentation

BREAST-Q survey reports increases in self-image, sexual well-being A recent study suggests that women who had Breast Augmentation reported higher satisfaction not only with the overall appearance of their breasts, but also in their physical, sexual and psychosocial well-being. The researchers also found that overall satisfaction with breast augmentation was most strongly correlated with breast Continue Reading

Study Suggests Safety of Combined Lift, Augmentation

Complication, re-operation rates similar whether breast procedures are simultaneous or staged Combining Breast Lift and Breast Augmentation procedures is as safe as performing them separately, concludes a study reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The study is based on evaluation of 430 women who either had a breast lift alone or together Continue Reading

Use the Rice Test to Start Finding Your Target Breast Size

Easy experiment allows you to quickly ‘try on’ different sizes of Breast Implants If you are thinking about Breast Augmentation and need a place to start, consider the Rice Test. By wearing “rice implants” inside of a sports bra, this simple experiment allows you to begin to get an idea of what you would look Continue Reading

Body Contouring Brings Lasting Improvements

Weight loss surgery patients report better quality of life after excess skin removal Body Contouring for patients who have had weight loss surgery (also called bariatric surgery) produces long-term gains in quality of life, says a study that recently appeared in the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). For patients who Continue Reading

Find the Right Breast Implants for Your Body

Women today can draw upon the best Breast Augmentation and Enhancement technology When you choose to enhance your breasts, your desired look is more than simply a matter of size. The volume of your breast implants – along with their shape, proportion and feel – will define your final result with breast augmentation. That’s why Continue Reading

Twins’ Breasts Reveal Appearance Factors

Annual Twins Days Festival provides participants for study Women who wonder how they can maintain great looking breasts may have more answers thanks to a new study of identical twins. Researchers found that breastfeeding, moisturizing and hormone therapy can lessen the perceived aging of the breasts, while factors such as smoking and drinking frequently have Continue Reading