The Evolution of Breast Implants

When a woman augments her breasts with implants, she faces many choices. Not just the size, but also the type, shape, and texture. To understand why there are so many choices, it helps to understand how breast implants have evolved in the past 60 years. In this blog, renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Greenwald briefly […]

Choosing a Breast Size That Feels Right for You

You may know you want larger breasts yet remain unsure about just how big you want them to be. This is a common occurrence among Dr. Joshua Greenwald’s patients. While the decision is ultimately up to you, as a board-certified plastic surgeon and breast specialist, he is happy to offer guidance to ensure that you […]

Questions To Ask Yourself Before Having Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation can give your breasts a more attractive shape and your self-confidence a boost. If you are considering breast augmentation, it is essential that you are informed about the procedure and you have a clear idea of what you hope to achieve. Read on as Dr. Joshua Greenwald shares some critical questions to ask […]

Mentally Preparing Yourself for Breast Augmentation

The conversation around preparing for breast augmentation (or any plastic surgery) often revolves around the physical preparation.  General advice usually includes eating a healthy diet, not smoking and getting plenty of sleep in the weeks leading up to the operation. But preparing your mind for the surgical journey is just as important! Read on as […]

Are Uneven Breasts Common?

Uneven or asymmetrical breasts are a common cosmetic concern for women. While some amount of asymmetry is very common, some women feel that the difference in size or shape between their breasts is too significant. In this post, Dr. Joshua Greenwald of Greenwald Plastic Surgery discusses the possible causes of uneven breasts and potential treatment […]

If I Remove My Breast Implants, Will I Need a Breast Lift?

At the time of your breast augmentation surgery, you probably are not thinking about whether you will need to remove your implants someday. But many women do decide later in life that they want to remove their implants without replacing them, due to personal preferences or medical necessity. It could be that they no longer […]

Will Breast Implants Shift If You Flex Your Chest?

Breast implants are a safe, effective way to enhance the shape of a woman’s breast profile. In most breast augmentation surgeries, the implant is placed beneath the muscles of the chest. Activating the chest muscles may cause the implants to shift. This is called “breast animation deformity,” but don’t worry — it’s completely harmless. Breast […]

Top Reasons for Breast Revision Surgery

Sometimes, no matter how skilled or experienced a breast augmentation surgeon is, or how well the procedure is performed, changes occur after surgery that cause a patient to be dissatisfied with her results. In these types of cases, breast revision surgery is an option. Breast revision is performed to help patients achieve the results they […]

Do You Need a Mammogram before Breast Surgery?

If you are planning to undergo an elective breast surgery such as breast augmentation, breast reduction or breast lift, expect to make some pre-surgery preparations as instructed by your surgeon. For example, you must stop smoking, avoid taking aspirin and certain anti-inflammatory drugs and generally keep yourself in optimal physical shape. You may also be […]