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Category: Breast Augmentation

Can Fat Transfer Mimic Breast Implants?

Posted March 01, 2019

Plastic surgeons often hear that their patients have a desire to increase their breast size. This is why breast augmentation with implants is the most regularly performed cosmetic surgery in the country. While breast implants offer a guaranteed change in the size, shape, and projection of the breasts, not every woman likes the idea of […]

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Common Misconceptions About the Mommy Makeover

Posted May 30, 2018

While becoming a mother brings immeasurable joy and many beautiful experiences, the effect it has on your body is not always positive. Between the stubborn fat, sagging skin, drooping breasts, and stretch marks, pregnancy and nursing can often lead you to believe that you were given an entirely new body.

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Submuscular vs. Subglandular Breast Implant Placement: Which Is Better?

Posted December 07, 2017

As a well-respected breast surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Schlechter hears many questions about the various techniques and choices related to breast augmentation. One popular question is about submuscular versus subglandular implant placement. In his expert opinion, Dr. Schlechter believes that submuscular placement is typically better for most patients.

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How Much Breast Asymmetry Is Normal?

Posted April 28, 2017

Breast asymmetry is far more common than most people realize. In fact, it is believed that virtually all women have some degree of breast asymmetry. For many women, this asymmetry is so slight that it is barely noticeable, or it may not be noticeable at all. Others are not so fortunate, and their pronounced breast asymmetry affects them physically and/or emotionally. If your breast asymmetry bothers you, breast surgery can help you achieve a more balanced and natural-looking bust line.

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Dr. Schlechter Featured in NewBeauty Magazine

Posted March 08, 2017

Noted beauty magazine NewBeauty has a new feature profile on Dr. Benjamin Schlechter. Dr. Schlechter is honored to be recognized among beauty experts for his artistry, skill, and compassion as a plastic surgeon. Readers of NewBeauty have the privilege to learn more about our esteemed surgeon and the high level of care he offers every patient.

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The IDEAL IMPLANT® for Breast Augmentation

Posted November 11, 2016

The IDEAL IMPLANT® Structured Breast Implant is a new advancement in saline implant technology. It offers an innovative, new option for patients desiring saline implants rather than silicone gel implants.  Many patients still have concerns regarding silicone gel implants even though prospective and retrospective studies show them to be safe. The IDEAL IMPLANT® is an alternative saline implant that is filled with saltwater but has the feel of a silicone gel implant. This implant is very different from the traditional saline implant.

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Breast Enlargement Surgery: 101

Posted January 27, 2016

Every woman has an ideal look she aims for when it comes to her breasts. A simple way to think about it is in terms of lingerie departments. There is a plethora of bra styles available so that a woman can achieve her ideal look. Push-Ups, demi cups, full support, light support, fully padded, lightly padded, unpadded, underwire, wire-free, minimizers with comfort straps, ones that eliminate the look of back fat, and many more. Bras are miracle makers, they really are. Do you know what else can make miracles happen for breasts? Plastic surgery. Breast augmentations, lifts, and reductions are real life changers.

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