Incisions in breast augmentation serve to get access to the plane under the breast gland or pectoralis major chest wall muscle where the pocket to hold the implant will be created. Factors such as patient preference, choice of implant, choice of plane and size and shape of the non augmented breast and areola influence the […]
This strategy of reconstruction uses the patient’s own tissues to shape a breast mound. There are several advantages, which make autologous reconstruction the method of choice in a variety of situations. Breast reconstruction to correct the deformities arising from breast cancer treatments (mastectomy, quadrantectomy) is a frequent request, given that one out of eight women […]
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All too often a difference is made between reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, most often to elevate the status of reconstructive surgery and lower the one of cosmetic surgery. I am a cosmetic surgeon and I do complex reconstrucive surgery. So I never could understand how someone could come up with something so artificial, neither based […]
Autologous breast augmentation uses the patient’s own tissue to enlarge the breast. The main thrust is the use of the patient’s own body fat. It is harvested by liposuction and injected into the breast. In an abstract sense the concept sounds ingenious. Usually fat is available, it is not a foreign body, all complications (capsular […]
Plastic surgery in Trinidad, Caribbean, is all about the individual client. The art of a board certified plastic surgeon is crafting individualized solutions and then carrying them out as technically perfect as possible. An individualized solutions begins with exploration of the individual client’s desires and expectations. These are usually not numbers or cup sizes, but looks and the effects of appearance on self image and environment.
Understanding of the “ideal, beautiful, normal” is always the first step preceding any cosmetic breast enhancement surgery, such as breast augmentation, breast implants, breast lift or breast reduction in our Caribbean plastic surgery clinic at Trinidad Institute of Plastic Surgery, Trinidad and Tobago.
Breast cancer affects one out of eight women over their life time in the US. All current treatment strategies have a surgical component, which ranges from a lumpectomy to a modified radical mastectomy. As a consequence, different degrees of deformity arise, from mild asymmetry to complete absence of both breasts. The physical deformity has a […]
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Short scar breast reduction in Trinidad provides a vertical scar and a vertical concept – the entire movement of the breast is in an upward direction. Projection of the breast is also increased and the shape becomes more conical, closer to a youthful ideal. Shorter scars mean improved appearance and shorter recovery.