Changes in nipple sensitivity are a possibility when having a breast augmentation procedure, but Dr. Schwartz wants his Dallas patients to know that these changes are much more likely to be temporary than permanent. It helps to understand exactly how a breast augmentation can affect sensation: There’s a nerve that runs from between the ribs […]

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A plastic surgeon has several options regarding implant placement in a breast augmentation: Below the tissue of your breast but above the muscle in your chest. Below the breast tissue and partially covered by the muscle. You may have heard this surgery promoted as a sub-muscular, sub-pectoral, or dual-plane breast augmentation. Below the tissue, underneath […]

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You’ve decided to have liposuction.  You’ve done your research, been to a few consults, and you’ve finally found a surgeon who you like well enough to actually pay to do the liposuction for you.  You’re probably really excited and a little bit scared.  Did you get answers to all of your questions?  Was there something […]

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Ok, almost never. There is one exception. More on that later. The muscle involved in a breast augmentation is pectoralis major muscle. It starts at your shoulder and fans out across your chest attaching to your clavicle and your sternum. It sits right underneath your breast. The pectoralis major is the key player with regards […]

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Historically and mostly in cases of congenital abnormalities, labiaplasty was a rarely performed procedure. Effective, but rarely performed. But in the last ten years, it has become in my practice, and I assume most others, a very common surgery. So why the sudden popularity? The Internet There is a lot of nudity on the internet. […]

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Remember Now and Later? That candy that we used to enjoy as kids? It came in about four flavors and was so thick and hard to chew that everyone said you had enough candy for now and even later?  When I was in junior high, I always liked to buy it during lunch and sneak […]

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Right now there are two and a half (I’ll explain) manufacturers selling breast implants in the U.S. They are: Mentor – Now a division of Johnson & Johnson Allergan – Formerly Inamed and before that McGhan Sientra – The half a manufacturer. Their factory in Brazil burned in 2015 so, though they’re still in business, […]

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You’ve finally decided to get a breast augmentation to increase your self confidence. You know exactly how you want to look and have given serious thought to the shape and size of your new breasts. The day you walk into the exam room of one of the other plastic surgeons and tell him your ideal […]

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Each year in the U.S. over a quarter-million women get breast augmentation. Most of their plastic surgeons have done at least one thing better. Because the procedure is popular and desired, a lot of unqualified plastic surgeons are performing breast augmentation. The result is that women need to get revisions or remove their implants due […]

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Breast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery. The truth is that other plastic surgeons lie to their patients. Constantly. The first lie they tell you is that you need to go bigger when you don’t. The other two concern your results and why other plastic surgeons fall short of the results you want. Lie […]

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