Can Breast Reduction Affect Breastfeeding?

Embarking on the journey of breast reduction plastic surgery is a transformative experience, elevating your body contours and confidence. Breast reduction is a procedure used to transform large breasts to a more complementary shape and size for your body. For those who plan to have children, an important question often…

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Recovery After Breast Lift Surgery: What to Expect

Whether due to age, genetics, pregnancy, breastfeeding or weight loss, the breasts can start to sag and can significantly affect a woman’s self-confidence. Luckily, with the help of a breast lift, you can have the perky, nicely shaped-breasts you desire. As with any surgical procedure, a breast lift comes with…

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Understanding the Degrees of Breast Sagginess

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At Cruise Plastic Surgery, Dr. Joseph T. Cruise, MD has designed a classification system for the seven main types of breasts. This helps his clients determine what kind of procedure they will need based on their current breasts and the results they are hoping to receive. A woman’s breasts may…

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Do I Need a Breast Lift After Breast Augmentation Surgery?

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Whether you’ve already undergone breast implant surgery or are still considering your options, it’s likely that you’ve come across information about breast lifts. The breast lift procedures are another popular breast surgery that shares similar goals with breast augmentation and can sometimes be beneficial for breast augmentation patients. Here’s what…

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Does a Breast Lift Reduce Cup Size?

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Breast lifts are a popular procedure used to restore a youthful appearance, create a more flattering body contour, and provide more latitude with clothing. The procedure involves reshaping and repositioning breast tissue, which means that patients often have questions about the size of their breasts after having a breast lift.…

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Combining Plastic Surgery Procedures

To achieve the results you are looking for, it may be recommended that you combine procedures. Addressing multiple areas or utilizing multiple techniques can create a more balanced or more natural-looking result overall, and many procedures will complement one another. An experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. Cruise can make a…

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Top 5 Reasons Why Patients Choose Breast Implant Removal

A growing number of women are choosing to have their  breast implants removed. Some opt to replace their implants with a new size or shape, while others no longer wish to have breast implants at all. Here are the top five reasons why patients choose breast implant removal. Changing Trends…

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Do I Need a Breast Lift or Breast Augmentation?

Breast procedures make up the most frequently performed cosmetic surgeries, with a variety of reasons to choose them including reversing signs of aging or simply aesthetic preference. Dr. Cruise offers both breast lifts and breast augmentations, which both have the goals of improving the appearance of the breasts but in…

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The Complete Muscle Coverage Breast Augmentation

A breast augmentation procedure entails numerous choices that need to be made together between the patient and doctor. Patients will need to work with their surgeon to choose the best implant type (saline or silicone), size, profile, and muscle placement in order to achieve the desired appearance. Implant placement is…

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Trending in LA: The Most Popular Procedures in Los Angeles

In the 2000s and even early 2010s, people were into plastic surgery procedures that yielded extreme results. Whether it was a full facelift or large breast implants, the goal was to show off the results in a big way. This not only boosted a person’s confidence but also told other…

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Are You a Good Candidate for Breast Augmentation?

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In terms of cosmetic surgery, breast augmentation has long been one of the most popular procedures the world over. Many women seek it and cosmetic surgeons have perfected the surgery thanks to impressive advancements over the years. The decision of whether to get a breast augmentation is one that is…

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Breast Augmentation 101

The breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the United States. Still, you will want to make sure you have all the accurate information you need before deciding on the procedure. As a form of elective surgery, it is important that all women have a thorough understanding…

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