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What’s the Difference Between Saline and Silicone Breast Implants?

If you’re considering breast augmentation, you’re probably wondering which breast implants are right for you. What is the difference between saline and silicone implants? Whether you’re looking for a breast lift, a “mommy makeover,” or breast reconstruction following breast cancer, you likely have many questions and concerns. Dr. Emmett is a thoughtful, highly skilled, double-board […]


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How a Breast Lift Surgery is Done Correctly and What to Ask During a Consultation

A breast lift or breast mastopexy is an operation where a plastic surgeon raises and reshapes the breasts. Women who choose to have this procedure are those who want to improve the appearance of their breasts. Breasts tend to sag after pregnancy, breastfeeding, weight fluctuations, and age. If you are considering breast lift surgery, you […]


How to Finance the Cost for a Breast Augmentation Procedure

The cost of breast augmentation surgery is one of the main reasons why so many women put off getting breast implants. Unlike other surgeries, health insurance companies will not cover the costs of breast augmentation surgeries, as they are seen as cosmetic procedures. There are a few exceptions to this rule, particularly for breast reconstruction, […]


Everything You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation Surgery

Have you been considering breast augmentation to improve your breast’s appearance, fullness, and shape? If you’ve ever wondered what the entire breast augmentation process involves, then look no further. We’ve created this comprehensive guide to tell you everything you need to know about breast augmentation surgery. From the initial consultation to post-op recovery, to frequently […]


Anesthesia Options for Breast Augmentation

Any surgical procedure can be nerve-wracking for a patient, whether it’s a minor surgery or more involved such as breast augmentation. Plastic surgeons typically rely on two options for anesthetizing their patients — general anesthesia, or a combination of IV sedation “twilight” and a local anesthetic. At Emmett Plastic Surgery, we prefer twilight anesthesia with […]


Top Questions About Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation

When most women think of breast augmentation, they automatically think of silicone or saline implants.  But there’s another option available today that’s not as well known — fat transfer breast augmentation. Instead of deciding which implant type to use, plastic surgeons can actually remove fat from other places of your body. The fat is then […]


Breast Reduction

What Happens to Breast Implants As We Age?

Breast augmentation is a popular choice among younger and older women looking to fill out their breasts’ volume, improve breast lift, and create a more symmetrical appearance. Generally speaking, there is no age limit restricting older women from getting breast implants.  There are limits in place restricting women younger than 18 or 22 years of […]


Breast Augmentation Denver & Lone Tree, CO

What Makes Breast Implants Safe?

Breast implant safety and design have come a long way since the 1960s when they were first introduced. Today, there are two implant choices — silicone and saline. Of the two, silicone implants are more popular, accounting for around 85% of all implants. In the US alone there are over 1.5 million women with silicone […]


Do I Need A Breast Reduction?

A breast reduction, or reduction of mammoplasty, is reported to be one of the highest-rated procedures for patient satisfaction.  While the majority of breast enhancement procedures aim to increase breast size, women who opt to receive breast reduction surgery have a different problem — their breasts are too large and directly interfere with their daily […]


Can You Breastfeed with Breast Implants?

In 2020, over 193,073 American women received breast augmentation surgery, making it the fifth most popular cosmetic surgical procedure. This continues its popularity as one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed. But is it safe for mothers or women who expect to have children in the future? Yes! As a mother or expecting mother, […]


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