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Breast Implant Illness

Treatment for Breast Implant Illness

By Arian Mowlavi / April 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Treatment for Breast Implant Illness

Treatment for Breast Implant Illness   Introduction Breast implant illness constitutes the various symptoms that women with breast implants, typically silicone implants, have been reporting. These symptoms may be caused by silicone elements migrating out of the implants with or without obvious implant ruptures and their subsequent leakage into systemic tissues and organs, resulting in […]

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What Breast Implant Size Should You Choose, Plastic Surgery Orange County

Breast Implant Illness Explained

By Arian Mowlavi / December 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Introduction to Breast Implant Illness The two types of breast implants used today are saline and silicone implants. Interestingly, breast implants continue to become increasingly popular in the cosmetic industry. Within the last year alone, more than 375,000 females underwent breast augmentation surgery. Of these patients, nearly a quarter required implant augmentation for reconstructive surgery […]

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Congenital Breast Deformity

Congenital Breast Deformity: The Best Treatment

By Arian Mowlavi / May 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Congenital Breast Deformity: The Best Treatment Treating Congenital Breast Deformity The best treatment for congenital breast deformity requires independent breast mound evaluation with a customized surgical design. Independent breast mound evaluation will require detailing the breast mound size and shape, breast skin texture, as well as nipple and areola positioning+, shape, and size. If you […]

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The Mermaid Band Fixes Implant Malposition, Plastic Surgery Orange County

The Mermaid Band Fixes Implant Malposition

By Arian Mowlavi / May 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Mermaid Band Fixes Implant Malposition Malposition of Breast Implant The most common complication following breast augmentation is implant malposition; this results in the asymmetric appearance of breast mounds. This complication usually occurs early, right after breast augmentation surgery. Either surgeon error (creating asymmetric breast pockets during surgery) or patient non-compliance (use of arms or pectoralis […]

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Breast Lift: What is Cooper's Ligaments, Plastic Surgeon Orange County

Breast Lift: What is Cooper’s Ligaments?

By Arian Mowlavi / May 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Breast Lift: What is Cooper’s Ligaments? The most common breast aging and post-pregnancy and breastfeeding complaint that I hear is, “Why do my breasts look saggy and deflated?” This phenomenon of your breasts deflating and becoming saggy is related to suspensory ligaments. We call these ligaments Cooper’s ligaments. Think of Cooper’s ligaments as supporting cables […]

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Gummy Bear Silicone Breast Implants, Plastic Surgery Orange County

Advancements in Gummy Bear Breast Implants

By Arian Mowlavi / April 12, 2019 / Comments Off on Advancements in Gummy Bear Breast Implants

Advancements in Gummy Bear Breast Implants When it comes to gummy bears, you probably think of the cute and colorful sweet treat. But the gummy bears discussed here are sugar-free and will make you look great! The Gummy Bear Breast Implant The gummy bear breast implant refers to a silicone implant with a firmer jelly […]

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Ideal Implant Breast Augmentation, Plastic Surgery Orange County

What Is The Ideal Implant?

By Arian Mowlavi / April 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

        What is the Ideal Implant? Silicone versus Saline Implant The controversy regarding breast augmentations using silicone versus saline implants continues despite a 12-year moratorium. During this time we could not use silicone implants. Experts redid hundreds of studies to prove that silicone was safe when placed in the body as a […]

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Breast Lift Incisions & Scarring Explained, Plastic Surgery Orange County

Breast Lift Incisions & Scarring Explained

By Arian Mowlavi / March 20, 2019 / Comments Off on Breast Lift Incisions & Scarring Explained

Breast Lift Incisions & Scarring Explained Breast Lift Incisions As the years go by, your once perky and full breasts can begin to deflate and droop for any number of reasons like pregnancy, breastfeeding, weight loss, or aging. The only truly effective way to combat sagging breasts is with plastic surgery. A Breast Lift procedure […]

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Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation, Plastic Surgeon Orange County

Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation

By Arian Mowlavi / May 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation In order to provide you a nearly painless surgery and quick recovery, multiple steps are taken using the rapid recovery breast augmentation protocol. This requires several measures which include: a) Providing anesthesia with Propofol only protocol that avoids nausea and grogginess observed following general anesthetic gasses. b) Ensuring avoidance of any […]

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Breast Augmentation: Do You Need A Lift Too, Plastic Surgeon Orange County

Breast Augmentation: Do You Need A Lift Too?

By Arian Mowlavi / May 10, 2018 / 1 Comment

Breast Augmentation: Do You Need A Lift Too? This is the most common question that I answer on Realself, an online patient and physician question and answer platform. The most common complaint from unhappy patients who have undergone a breast augmentation is that their breasts: 1) appear lateralized and falling into their armpits 2) lack […]

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