Do you need Breast Reduction Surgery?

Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammaplasty, is a procedure to remove excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to alleviate the discomfort associated with overly large breasts. Learn more from the ASPS…

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Plastic Surgery Questions? We’ve Got Answers – American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Are you considering plastic surgery? We know you’re going to have questions. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons is the world’s largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons. Kenneth P. Gilbert, MD is a board-certified plastic surgeon and a member of the ASPS. Call now for a consultation at 617-479-1492.

Scientists Say They’ve Found the Perfect Breasts

According to a study published in the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—which involved asking over 1,300 people to look at pictures of naked boobies and rank them by hotness (stop laughing, this is serious research!)—people preferred a more “real” and “normal” look from their silicone, with the ideal breast shape having a 45:55 ratio. People said the best chests have 45 percent of the fullness above the nipple line and 55 percent of the fullness below, in a slightly teardrop shape. Researchers noted this preference remained consistent across gender, racial, and ethnic groups with the 45:55 ratio favored by 87 percent of women in their 30s, 90 percent of men, and 94 percent of plastic surgeons. reprinted from Shape magazine

Breast Lift may decrease bra size, says study in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

After undergoing breast lift surgery (mastopexy), women may find themselves wearing a smaller bra—with an average decrease of one bra cup size, reports a study in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Read more…