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Breast Augmentation Recovery Time

Deciding to undergo cosmetic surgery can be a difficult one. However, an appointment with a cosmetic surgeon is a great time to learn everything you need to know, about the procedure and the required recovery, to make the best decision for you. One of the most important steps in any successful cosmetic surgery is a […]

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Saline vs. Silicone Breast Implants

You might be thinking of improving your breast size or shape, and you may be torn between breast augmentation with saline implants or silicone gel. Which is the best option for you, and what are some factors you need to consider to make a smart decision? UMASS Memorial Medical Group’s team of experienced plastic surgeons […]

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More About Ideal Implants

At UMass Memorial Medical Group, first and foremost, we want our patients to be comfortable with the decisions they are making about their bodies and potential cosmetic surgery. As discussed in December’s third blog, some patients have mixed feelings about silicone breast implants because they can rupture without the woman knowing, a phenomenon known as […]

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Have You Heard of Ideal Implants?

Many women considering breast augmentation feel as if they have an unwelcome decision to make when choosing the type of breast implants for their augmentation. They’ve heard that the feel of silicone implants is more akin to that of natural breast tissue, but they worry about silent rupture. When a silicone implant ruptures, there is […]

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Implants Placed through the Armpit

When it comes to breast augmentation with the team at UMass Memorial, you’ll have a series of decisions to make. One of those is where you’d like the incisions to be made for the placement of your implants. The choices are along the breast crease (inframammary incision), around the areola (areolar incision), or through the […]

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