Doctors in NYC who has done breast augmentation on women with scoliosis
Looking for Breast Augmentation Doctors in NYC with Experience on Women with Scoliosis
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Breast augmentation for a woman with scoliosis may require special expertise
Breast augmentation patients with scoliosis need sizers during surgery.
About 5 % of women who want breast implants have significant enough scoliosis that they have apparent (not real) breast asymmetry. This happens because one side of the rib cage is pushed forward.
So they may need slightly different sized implants and slightly different implant pockets on each side. To eliminate any guess work, we put sterile disposable implant sizers into the breasts during surgery before making a final decision about the best permanent implant for each side.
Breast augmentation in NYC
Breast augmentation can certainly be performed for patients with scoliosis. I certainly take into consideration all nuances with the patients normal anatomy. I treat many patients with scoliosis and this has not been a problem.
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NYC breast augmentation recommendation
I would recommend consulting with Dr Jennifer Walden. She specializes in breast augmentation and has a lot of experience.
Augmentation with Scoliosis
Scoliosis does present some special difficulties in the performance of a breast augmentation. Your initial move would bve to ask your orthopaedist if he/she knows of any plastic surgeons with experience in this area.
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