Search Results for: breast augmentation scar

Male Gynecomastia and Female Breast Enlargement (hypertrophy)

Male Gynecomastia and Female Breast Enlargement (hypertrophy) I have had the good fortune to participate in the reimbursement decision making process for BCBS and other medical insurance companies in the past. In particular, cosmetic or medically non-necessary vs elective reconstructive or medical necessary reimbursement for women and men’s breast enlargements has criteria which have not… Read more »

Why more women are having their breast implants removed or ‘downsized’

The baby-boomers who are the initial generation to have implants are getting older and wish to down-size without the challenges of dating or feeling less self-esteem from lack of breast fullness. They wish to be small and perky. While Dr. Kane’s breast augmentation case load has remained the same, noting the latest younger generations desirous… Read more »

Mommy Makeovers in Baltimore, Maryland

Now that your child has returned to school, you probably have a lot more free time to take care of yourself. This could mean more frequent shopping trips or gym visits.  However, after having a child, some areas of your body are showing the after effects of pregnancy and breastfeeding . Thankfully, at Dr. Dean… Read more »

Confusion and trepidation over the use of silicone implants associated with breast augmentation, once again. Despite its safety record, let’s look at the concerns.

First placed in 1962, the silicone breast implant is now in approximately 1 of 26 American women or 4% of the US female population. This includes almost 4.8 million breast augmentations, mastectomy and congenital implant procedures since 1997 in the US and over 10 million patients worldwide. The Food and Drug Association (FDA) has required… Read more »

Any New Changes in Cosmetic Surgeries?

Most people would think with all the new technology that exists in our hi tech world of medicine there would be new changes in the traditional cosmetic surgeries such as Face Lifts, Breast Lifts, Breast Augmentations, Tummy Tucks and Liposuction. Interestingly while there are constant changes in the laser skin technologies, skin products and face… Read more »

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Loss of Sensation after Breast Augmentation

Q: Will I lose sensation after Breast Augmentation?  I’m thinking about getting a breast augmentation. Nothing crazy but a slight increase in size (B cup to C cup) to help make them more full and perky. If I decide to move forward, is it guaranteed that I’ll lose sensation in my nipples and breasts? If… Read more »