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Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Some of the Choices You’ll Make with Augmentation

Breast augmentation has been the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure for the past few years in the U.S. And it’s not different here in Austin. It’s a life-changing procedure that merits a good deal of research both before making the choice to go ahead, and then for the decisions you’ll need to make that are… Read More »

Allergan Textured Implants and Cancer

If you’ve heard recent new stories about a recall of breast implants, you may have some concerns about what kind of implants are involved and what’s behind the recall. Since we perform many augmentations at Austin Cosmetic Surgery, we thought it would be a good time in this blog to explain what’s going on. On… Read More »

Austin Cosmetic Surgery

Austin Cosmetic Surgery

More Shape for 2020? Breast augmentation has been the most popular cosmetic surgery in the U.S. for the past few years. In 2018, over 313,000 American women opted to augment their breasts. That was up four percent from 2017. The same trend is true with our patients at both of our Austin Cosmetic Surgery offices.… Read More »

Implants Placed through the Armpit

Sometimes when a potential breast augmentation patient comes in for her consultation with Drs. Michelle and Albert Carlotti she can be surprised that implants can be placed through incisions other than those made on the breasts. It’s common for patients to assume the incisions either need to be placed around the areolae or on the… Read More »

Ideal Implants Merit Your Consideration

When the FDA approved the return of silicone implants in 2006 after removing approval for 10 years to conduct more research, doctors and patients both were pleased. Most people believe that silicone implants feel more like natural breast tissue than saline implants. Still, some women are uneasy with silicone implants. They worry about what is… Read More »

Do Breast Lifts Decrease Breast Size?

The goal of a breast lift is to remove sagging skin and to “lift” the breasts back up to a higher position on the chest, where they were before the sagging occurred. But patients sometimes wonder if a breast lift, because it removes excess skin, actually makes the breasts slightly smaller while raising them. Is… Read More »

When Your Child Wants Cosmetic Surgery

When Your Child Wants Cosmetic Surgery

For most parents, the thought evokes an emotional response regardless of the reason why. We, as parents, so want to protect and encourage our children’s maturation on  physical, mental, and emotional levels. We pray their Body Image, defined as one’s subjective perception of themselves, is positive. In this day and time of social media, the… Read More »

The Newest Breast Implant Option

The Newest Breast Implant Option

Deciding to have breast augmentation with the team at Austin Cosmetic Surgery is a big decision in itself, and not one to make on a whim. You’ve probably been doing some research. If so, you know that, beyond the overall decision to move forward with the procedure, you’ll have many additional choices/decisions to make. One… Read More »

Mommy Makeover Austin TX

Regaining Your Figure After Having a Baby

Becoming a mother is an amazing experience and a cornerstone of a woman’s life. Unfortunately, your figure may not feel the same way about it. Pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding are tough on a woman’s body. Breasts that were firm and high now sag and droop. A tummy area that was relatively tight now sports a… Read More »

Breast Augmentation Austin TX

Gummy Bear Implants can be a Sweet Choice

For many of our patients, when they hear the term “gummy bear,” they can’t help but smile. That’s because for them, it’s no longer the name of a well-known type of candy, it’s the reason they have more confidence about their appearance. Gummy bear is a type of silicone breast implant, making many women happier… Read More »



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