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Breast Implant Contracture

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Breast implant contracture occurs when the “capsule” or shell that the body forms naturally around the implant becomes thicker and tighter making the breast feel firm or hard. There is not one definitive cause for contractures so they are difficult to eliminate as a potential problem after […]

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Symmastia

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Symmastia can occur when breast implants are too wide or too large for a patients chest dimensions, when the tissues between the breasts are too weak or thinned, or when a patient develops a contracture (tightening of the breast capsule or increase in scar tissue around the […]

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Corrective Breast Implant Surgery Indianapolis

A series of articles by Indianapolis plastic surgeon, Dr. Kimberly Short. 1. Symmastia (When implants are too close together, no space between breasts) 2. Lateral Displacement (When implants are too far apart and/or move too far to outer edge of chest-especially when lying down) 3. Breast Contracture- Hardening or excessive […]

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Indianapolis Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Kimberly Short discusses how she would choose her breast implant surgeon. How would I choose a plastic surgeon to place my breast implants?: 1. I would look for a Board-certified plastic surgeon that was a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Plastic Surgeons must be […]

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Mommy Makeovers Indianapolis

Having implants or a tummy tuck is not vain or superficial! Many mothers in their 30’s and 40’s can feel comfortable in bikinis again! Mommy makeovers are one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures plastic surgeons perform, even in Indianapolis, Indiana. As a mother who has experienced child bearing […]

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Breast Asymmetry Indianapolis

Part one – breast asymmetry – to implant or to lift? This is often the question, but the answer may be “both”. Indianapolis plastic surgery patient quote, “wow, I thought I would be lopsided forever! It is so awesome to know I can stop stuffing one side of my bra!” […]

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Wrinkling of implants

Wrinkling of Implants INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Wrinkling of implants usually is felt because there is a lack of breast tissue to cover the implant so that the wrinkles will not be seen or felt. All implants can wrinkle. In my experience, silicone implants wrinkle less than saline implants, high profile […]

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Breast Implant Surgery

Two of the most popular incisions for breast implant surgery Two most popular incisions for breast implant surgery IMC = Inframammary crease incision PA= Periareolar incision Implant Placement SP = Subpectoral (under the muscle) SG = Subglandular (over the muscle) *All of the breast tissue is over the implant and […]

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Breast Implant Facts

Before you choose to have breast implants, get the facts! 1. As a female plastic surgeon in Indianapolis, IN, I find that every woman is different-not only with respect to her desires about how she wants her breast implants to look, but also her anatomy and which breast implants will […]

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