What Are Bottoming Out Implants?

Bottoming out implants occur when either one or both breast implants have descended too low on the chest. In this condition, the breast implant has moved below the breast crease, making the breast appear “bottom heavy” and the nipple moves up too high. What causes bottoming out? There are a variety of things that can …

A Complete Guide to Breast Lifts in Los Angeles

Most women considering a breast lift, or mastopexy, have a multitude of questions regarding the procedure, cost and insurance coverage, recovery time, what kind of results to expect, if you’re a good candidate, and the list goes on. Dr. Firouz understands that all these questions may seem overwhelming and you may not be sure who …

Breast Ruptures: What If Breast Implants Rupture?

Breast implant ruptures can cause pain, changes in the shape of the breast, and other complications. However, a ruptured breast implant can also go unnoticed for many years. As time passes, it is more likely that a breast implant will break. The older the implants are, the higher the chance of it rupturing or deflating. …

Implant Replacement

Since this week’s episode of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” aired, there has been a great deal of talk regarding Kris Jenner’s (mother of Kim Kardashian) new breasts. In the most recent episode, Jenner underwent a breast revision to replace her breast implants. Her old breast implants were larger and made of a different material …

Saline vs. Silicone

Breast augmentation surgery (also known as breast enlargement) increases the size of the breasts through the insertion of saline or silicone implants. Almost two decades after it was banned from use for cosmetic breast augmentation, the silicone gel implant has bounced back stronger than ever. However, despite it’s resurgence, silicone gel implants still carry a …