Breast Augmentation Blog

Silicone Breast Implants San Francisco

Silicone breast implants are pre-filled with cohesive silicone gel — a thick, sticky fluid that closely mimics the feel of human fat. Silicone breast implants have been in use for more than 25 years in over 60 countries. Long-term rupture rates for silicone breast implants have been rigorously tested over the years. To assess the […]

Fat Grafting Breast Enhancement San Francisco

Fat Grafting Breast Enhancement is a procedure performed to increase the size of the breasts by using fat from another area of the patient’s body. This two-fold procedure isn’t the most common way a breast enhancement is achieved–most patients in the United States still use either saline or silicone breast implants to achieve their breast augmentation […]

Saline Breast Implants San Francisco

Saline Breast Implants are one of the two most popular breast augmentation options, the other being Silicone Breast Implants. Silicone Breast Implants are filled with a silicone gel filling, while saline breast implants are filled with a liquid saline solution of sterile salt water. If a saline implant were to develop a chill leak, the implant […]

Transaxillary Incision San Francisco Implant

The transaxillary incision location is best suited for smaller saline implants,because the breast implant is filled after it is placed in the breast pocket. People opt for this incision location primarily because it offers the most discretion in terms of incision lines. This is ideal for patients looking to hide all signs of having had breast […]

Breast Augmentation San Francisco

Breast Augmentation is a procedure designed to enhance the fullness of the breasts, improve the breast symmetry, improve overall body contour, and increase a patient’s self-confidence. There are a number of reasons a woman may seek out breast augmentation. Some women are looking to restore the fullness of their breasts to a previous moment in […]

Breast Enhancement San Francisco

Breast Enhancement is a popular cosmetic surgery procedure that has helped literally millions of women achieve the fuller breast size they desired. Breast Enhancement is achieve traditionally through the use of either saline filled or silicone gel filled breast implants. Breast implants, in addition to being filled with either saline solution or silicone gel, come in […]

Breast Implants San Francisco

Most people know what breast augmentation, but many don’t know all the options involved in breast augmentation. Breast augmentation is most commonly performed through the use of breast implants that may vary in: -Type (saline or silicone) -Size -Shape -Texture Furthermore, the placement of the incision and of the implant itself (in front of or […]

Breast Enlargement Recovery — San Francisco Healing

Patients are typically seen within twenty-four hours after breast augmentation surgery and then on a weekly basis for several weeks during the breast enlargement recovery process. If the patient notices any issues that may seem out of the ordinary, she should visit our office for a checkup. Activity is limited for a brief time after […]

Textured Breast Implants San Francisco

Textured Breast Implants are implants with an outer shell that has a texture which makes it less likely for the implant to move or reposition after placement. Breast implants have a number of customizable variables from size to shape and texture. Breasts that are anatomically shaped would look very odd were they to rotate, so it […]

Breast Augmentation Recovery San Francisco

At Pacific Plastic Surgery Group we have worked hard to minimize downtime and discomfort in Breast Augmentation Recovery. Our developed plan begins before the surgery even begins with choosing implants that fit the patient’s frame. Pain medication is prescribed prior to the operation for afterwards and a topical antibacterial soap is also prescribed to be used […]