Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Does Breast Augmentation Always Result in More Cleavage?

Posted on September 06th, 2019 by Dr. William Franckle

From filling out clothes to boosting confidence, there are endless reasons why women choose to have breast a augmentation. Among them is a desire for more cleavage. Can breast augmentations also increase a woman’s cleavage? Breast Augmentation and Cleavage Aside from size, one of the most commonly requested features women want to change during breast […]

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Breast Implant Removal Options and What to Expect

Posted on August 13th, 2019 by Dr. William Franckle

For a variety of reasons, some patients who have received breast augmentation surgery later decide to have their implants removed. An implant removal procedure will be different for each patient, and there are several removal options available. Here’s a look at some of those options and what you can expect during a breast implant removal. […]

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The Importance of 3D Imaging Before a Procedure

Posted on July 25th, 2019 by Dr. William Franckle

It was not too long ago that patients and doctors had to rely on their imagination to envision what the results of a plastic surgery procedure might look like. Now, thanks to Vectra 3D Imaging, patients can see a virtual 3D image of their own body and a predicated result after surgery. Here’s how Vectra […]

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The Difference Between Silicone and Saline Breast Implants

Posted on April 12th, 2019 by Dr. William Franckle

Women who are considering breast augmentation have a very important decision to make – saline implants or silicone? Each option has unique attributes depending on the desired results, the recipient’s age, and health considerations. Here are the main differences to think about when considering silicone or saline breast implants: The Facts About Saline Saline breast […]

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What Are Gummy Bear Implants?

Posted on February 19th, 2019 by Dr. William Franckle

The term “gummy bear implant” may sound a bit strange at first, but these FDA-improved implants are an exciting option for many patients seeking breast augmentation. What Are Gummy Bear Implants? Gummy bear implants are so nicknamed because they have a similar quality and feel to the gummy bear candies. With a highly-cohesive silicone gel […]

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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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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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