Two Ways to Properly Support Your Breasts After Implants

Two Ways to Properly Support Your Breasts After Implants

Two Ways to Properly Support Your Breasts After Implants

With as much research and time that goes into the decision to undergo a breast augmentation procedure, patients should be equally well-versed in how to care for their implants after breast augmentation. After all, you want to be sure you’re taking care of your body (and your investment!) as best you can. If you are considering or scheduled to undergo a breast augmentation, here are two easy ways you should be supporting your implants in the weeks following your surgery in order to help maintain their best health. Allow yourself healing time One of the most crucial pieces of recovery following a breast augmentation is ensuring your breasts heal properly. Though...

Dr. Andrew Provides Solutions for Asymmetrical Breasts

Dr. Andrew Provides Solutions for Asymmetrical Breasts

Many women come to me disheartened not by simply just the size of their breasts. Some women experience a discernible asymmetry between their two breasts. Though this is a somewhat common condition, it can cause a myriad of challenges for women. Breast asymmetry often makes it difficult to wear certain clothing or even find a bra that fits well. Further, it can cause women to be self-conscious of their bodies and can even affect their personal lives. However, the good news is that we have plastic surgery solutions for breast asymmetry. Read on to learn more. What causes asymmetrical breasts? When a woman’s breasts are two different sizes, forms or positions,...

Make Your Michigan Breast Augmentation Recovery Comfortable

Comfortable Breast Augmentation Recovery

When deciding upon undergoing a breast augmentation, most patients have done their due diligence. Researching board certified plastic surgeons who specialize in breast augmentation, a consultation during which all of their questions have been answered, as well as taking the proper time off of work to recover are all great steps to take. However, I always recommend that my patients think beyond the surgery and are as prepared as possible for a comfortable recovery to follow. Here are some tips that can help you do just that. Turn your home into a sanctuary While you may not feel like you’re at a spa when you return home from your surgery,...

Three Ways to Care for New Breast Implants

Three Ways to Care for New Breast Implants

The number of breast augmentations has increased three-fold since the 90s. Needless to say, many women around the country are realizing that breast augmentation is both attainable and affordable, and can be truly life changing. If you’re thinking about breast augmentation in Michigan or have recently undergone the procedure, congratulations! But also, it’s important to note that caring for your new breasts is vital to feeling and looking your best. Read on for three essential tips. Take it easy I always recommend that my patients lay low for the first week to two weeks following a breast augmentation. (Of course, no heavy lifting for two months.) Rest is also particularly important...

Common Breast Augmentation Misconceptions In Michigan

Common Breast Augmentation Misconceptions

Though breast augmentation in metro Detroit and across the globe is becoming more and more popular (in fact, breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure today), there are still some common misconceptions surrounding it. Any surgical procedure is nothing that should be taken lightly, and we want you to be armed with accurate information upon making your decision on whether or not to undergo a breast augmentation. Here, we dispel three common mistaken beliefs surrounding breast augmentation to help you make an informed decision. Myth: Breast augmentation is too painful for me While there can be a certain amount of discomfort involved in nearly any surgical procedure, we...

Considering a Breast Augmentation

What’s the First Step to Take if You’re Considering a Breast Augmentation?

If you’ve been thinking about a breast augmentation in metro Detroit, you may be curious about how the process works. Dr. Andrew Lofman, a highly accredited, board certified plastic surgeon in southeast Michigan has performed hundreds of breast augmentations in the Detroit area for over 15 years. He is sought after by women from all over the country looking to attain the physique of their dreams by a surgeon who is caring, skilled and trustworthy. If you’re like many women today who are curious about breast augmentation, read on to learn more about the first steps in the process...

When is the Best Time for a Breast Augmentation?

When is the Best Time for a Breast Augmentation?

If you are thinking about undergoing breast augmentation in metro Detroit, you may be wondering just when is the “best” time for you to have the procedure. Well we get asked this question quite often, actually. And the answer is that the right time can be different for everyone based on your individual lifestyle, family and work obligations and financial situation. However, we have two pieces of advice to help you make the right decision as to when it would be best for you to schedule your breast augmentation. Assess your schedule and support As busy mothers, wives and professionals, today’s women are busier than ever. However, it is possible to...

Breast Augmentation: Not Just for the Rich and Famous

Breast Augmentation: Not Just for the Rich and Famous

When you think of the type of women who have breast implants, do you envision women walking the streets of Los Angeles with their expensive handbags draped across their shoulder? Perhaps these women also drive luxury vehicles and take extravagant vacations. Or maybe you think of Hollywood movie and television stars like Kourtney Kardashian, Kaley Cuoco, Nicole Richie and Kate Hudson. Many women, oftentimes, feel that breast implants are simply not within their reach — despite being dissatisfied with their own breasts. Truth be told, though, breast augmentation has become incredibly popular among everyday women, from young women to mothers to middle-aged women and business professionals from all...

The Effect of Breastfeeding on Your Breasts

The Effect of Breastfeeding on Your Breasts

Much can be said about the bond that develops between a mother and her baby as a result of breastfeeding. Additionally, many experts believe that the health benefits of breast milk are unmatched. According to the National Library of Medicine, breastfeeding is associated with many benefits — including the improvement of the child’s neurodevelopment. However, rightfully so, many mothers are concerned with the effect that breastfeeding will have/has on their breasts, including the size and shape. Read on to learn more about the toll breastfeeding can take and what you can do about it. Loss of volume and lift Pregnancy and breastfeeding can wreak havoc on women’s breasts, including leaving you...

What Pregnancy Does to a Woman’s Stomach

What Pregnancy Does to a Woman’s Stomach

Though pregnancy is a beautiful time in a woman’s life, most moms would agree that it can wreak havoc on the body. From weight gain to stretch marks to ever-expanding bellies, truth be told, pregnancy can leave a lasting impression on your body. So just what happens to a woman’s stomach during pregnancy? And is there any way to get your body back afterward? Read on to learn more. Bellies take a beating during pregnancy Not only do a woman’s internal organs shift during pregnancy to make room for a baby, the abdominal muscles change extensively as they are stretched in all directions. During the first trimester, in addition to...