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Myth Number One – Incision Placement Risks

One of the most common myths about breast augmentation is that women are more likely to lose sensation if their breast implants are placed through a periareolar incision. Sensation to the nipple areolar complex comes from the fourth thoracic nerve. The chances of disrupting or stretching this nerve is affected […]

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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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