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Choosing Your Perfect Size

Every year, breast augmentation is reported as one of the top three most common plastic surgery procedures. It's also noted for its high level of patient satisfaction. Yet with most every consult there looms some anxiety with what I call “the size question.” It is easy to understand why selecting an implant size can seem daunting …

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Adjusting to the “New You” Following Plastic Surgery

Adjusting to the “New You” Following Plastic Surgery

Self-image is the perception of how we believe we look to others, and it's important to our well-being to have a positive self-image. Aesthetic plastic surgery changes something about a person's appearance that, for one reason or another, they believe detracts from her or his overall attractiveness, thus affects their self-image. The vast majority of …

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Dr. Thomas A. Mustoe shares how he customizes breast augmentation procedures in Chicago.

4 Ways I Customize Your Breast Augmentation Procedure

Making the decision to undergo a breast augmentation is deeply personal, and your results should be equally personal and unique. At my practice in Chicago, I use advanced surgical techniques and breast implant options that make it is easier than ever to ensure each patient's results are customized to her needs. There are a few …

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Dr. Mustoe, a breast augmentation surgeon in Chicago, shares a timeline for recovery workouts.

A Fit Woman’s Guide to Breast Augmentation Recovery

My breast augmentation patients in Chicago each have their own motivations, but many of them seem to have a few characteristics in common: interest in a healthy lifestyle, a commitment to a balanced diet, and a passion for exercise. Often, breast augmentation can be the finishing touch on the toned, contoured physiques that my patients …

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Your Breast Augmentation Preparation Timeline

Because it's one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the world, there is a lot of information out there about breast augmentation. I like to help my Chicago patients keep it all straight with simple guidelines so they can put any nerves at ease and feel confident and excited as they move toward …

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Breast Augmentation Recovery: 7 Tips You Need to Know

Although my patients are always excited to see the results of their breast augmentation in Chicago, they almost always have some concerns about the recovery period. Whether they're busy professionals, active mothers, or devoted athletes, worries over things such as mobility and discomfort are common and natural. In this blog post, I'm hoping to put …

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Fat Transfer Part 2: Enhancing the Body

Many patients interested in breast augmentation aren't interested in significantly increasing their breast size, but would like to improve the shape of their breasts. As a plastic surgeon in Chicago, patients often ask how they can create more volume in their breasts without implants. Luckily, there is a solution that offers long-lasting, effective results without …

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Chicago Plastic Surgeon Talks Innovations in Breast Augmentation

More Innovations Mean Breast Surgery Is Better Than Ever

As a plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist who's devoted much of my career to education, I appreciate the ongoing research that has resulted in beautiful advances in breast surgery procedure such as breast augmentation for my patients in the Chicago area. Take for example a recent innovation involving revision surgery. Breast Augmentation Revision With an Acellular Dermal Matrix …

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Dr. Mustoe shares the variety of options for breast implants at his Chicago practice

How You Benefit From Various Breast Implant Options

Women considering breast augmentation surgery now have a remarkable range of options when it comes to breast implants. At my Chicago practice, I can customize the augmentation procedure thanks to the variety of implant shapes, profiles, and filler materials, in addition to different sizes. When a patient comes in for a breast augmentation consultation, there …

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What's the Perfect Breast?

What’s the Perfect Breast?

Is there such a thing as the perfect breast? After performing more than 3,000 breast surgeries, including breast augmentation, at my Chicago practice, I'm intrigued by the findings of a recent study that examined whether there is an ideal ratio for upper and lower breast proportions. The study from the September issue of Plastic and …

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