If you’re thinking of augmenting your breasts, you have come to the right place! Dr. Brian K. Reedy of Berks Plastic Surgery is an expert in breast augmentation, and he has given many hundreds of happy, confident women the curves they want. For every breast augmentation patient, our goal is twofold: To give you the… Continue Reading »

Following breast reconstruction, finding a bra that fits and flatters your breasts is not only important for comfort and support—for many women, choosing beautiful new lingerie makes them feel feminine again and provides a sense of completion. With Breast Cancer Awareness Month upon us, we wanted to offer up some suggestions for finding bras that… Continue Reading »

High-resolution ultrasound offers a faster, affordable alternative to MRI for silicone implant screening Patients with silicone gel breast implants are advised to routinely monitor their implants for what is known as silent rupture, an asymptomatic break of the implant shell. Historically, MRI has been the recommended screening method, with the FDA suggesting patients undergo MRI… Continue Reading »

Breast augmentation remains as popular as ever—it was still the #1 cosmetic surgery in 2017, with ~333,000 procedures performed—but the days when getting breast implants meant going for Pamela Anderson’s dimensions are long gone. In keeping with trends that favor curves a ala Ariana Grande vs Kim Kardashian, more patients are keeping their augmentations on… Continue Reading »

Since I joined Berks Plastic Surgery in 1998, I’ve performed literally thousands of breast augmentations. One of the first and most important choices my patients make (after choosing an experienced, board certified plastic surgeon, of course) is whether to get saline or silicone breast implants. If you’re considering breast augmentation, you’ll make this choice too…. Continue Reading »

Paper or plastic? Tea or coffee? Chocolate or vanilla? We are often faced with either/or questions in life and, when it comes to discussions about breast implants, I doubt there’s a more frequently asked question than “silicone or saline?” Just like with the others (except maybe with chocolate vs. vanilla…definitely chocolate☺), not everyone can agree… Continue Reading »

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