Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Four Top Plastic Surgery Trends for 2018

Posted on July 26th, 2018 by Dr. William Franckle

Cosmetic surgery is more popular than ever in the United States. According to an annual statistics report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), more than 17.5 million procedures were performed in 2017, a 2 percent increase over 2016 numbers. Those considering a cosmetic procedure should know about these 2018 plastic surgery trends. Here […]

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Man Boobs? Consider Male Breast Reduction

Posted on October 17th, 2017 by Dr. William Franckle

The term ‘man boobs’ has come to negatively refer to excess breast tissue on a man. For some men, this is not caused by excessive weight gain, but instead by a medical condition known as gynecomastia. Gynecomastia occurs when a hormone imbalance causes a man to develop enlarged breasts. This can be uncomfortable and embarrassing […]

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Which Breast Implant Is Right for You?

Posted on July 20th, 2017 by Dr. William Franckle

When you’re considering a breast augmentation, it’s important to understand your implant options. Here’s what you need to know about saline, silicone, gummy bear, and fat grafting breast augmentation. Saline Breast Implants Saline implants are filled with a sterile saltwater solution and have a uniform shape and firmness. Many saline breast implants have a structured […]

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Timing Is Everything When Getting Plastic Surgery

Posted on June 20th, 2017 by Dr. William Franckle

No matter what type of plastic surgery you are considering, timing is a big consideration. How far ahead should surgery be scheduled? Are some procedures better undergone during certain seasons? Here are a few tips for choosing the right time for your cosmetic surgery procedure, taking into account recovery time, maximizing comfort, and common schedule […]

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How to Recognize Capsular Contracture

Posted on April 04th, 2017 by Dr. William Franckle

For most patients, a breast implant surgery involves minimal complications. A common occurrence (which is becoming less common with advanced techniques and modern technology) is a capsular contracture, which is when scar tissue forms in and around the implant. The feeling of a hardened breast, with or without pain, is a reason to further investigate […]

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5 Tips For an Easier Breast Augmentation Recovery

Posted on March 07th, 2017 by Dr. William Franckle

For some women undergoing a breast augmentation, the recovery is more worrisome than the procedure itself. Whether considering silicone or saline implants, the thought of ‘downtime’ and side effects can be nerve-wracking. The reality is, there will be some level of discomfort after a surgical procedure. Your body will need time to heal. The good […]

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When Is the Right Time to Get a Reduction Mammaplasty?

Posted on February 09th, 2017 by Dr. William Franckle

If you are a woman with overly large breasts you know the struggles that come with everyday activities. Back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, indentations from heavy bra straps, and other symptoms can interrupt your daily routine. For some, the physical struggle of carrying the excess weight is not the only reason for seeking a […]

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Everything There is to Know About a Mommy Makeover

Posted on February 03rd, 2017 by Dr. William Franckle

After delivering children, women usually experience different changes to the body, such as increased breast size, sagging tummy, and stretch marks. Many are eager to recover their before-pregnancy look thus consider going for a mommy makeover. Therefore, before a patient opts for the procedure, there are a few things that mother’s need to keep in […]

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How Will Pregnancy Affect My Breast Implants?

Posted on September 01st, 2016 by Dr. William Franckle

One of the most common concerns for women visiting our office for a breast augmentation is pregnancy and breast implants. Myths about breast implants have women believing that breast implants will prevent them from breastfeeding. While future pregnancies should be taken into consideration when deciding the size and placement of breast implants, pregnancy should not […]

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The Pros and Cons of Different Breast Augmentation Incisions

Posted on August 09th, 2016 by Dr. William Franckle

If you made the decision to get implants – you’re not done yet – you have more decisions ahead of you. In addition to the type of implant and its placement in relation to the muscle, you must also decide what breast augmentation incisions you wish to have. Each comes with its own pros and […]

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We know that you have many options when choosing a plastic surgeon. Dr. Franckle and his staff are dedicated to providing you with a caring and professional surgical experience. Time and time again our patients credit Dr. Franckle’s expertise and the kindness of our staff as the reason for choosing our practice. Dr. Franckle is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to certify surgeons in the practice of plastic surgery. Attention to detail, meticulous skill, and an artistic eye make Dr. Franckle an expert in such procedures as rhinoplasty (nose job), breast augmentation (breast implants), abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), facelift, and non-surgical treatments (Botox and injectable fillers).

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