Aesthetic Surgery of Virginia: Enrique Silberblatt, MD
3505 Brambleton Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24018
Phone: (540) 776-1600
Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

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Swimming, Flying & Sleeping After Surgery: Answering Your Breast Augmentation Recovery Questions

Breast augmentation, like any surgery, takes a physical toll on the body. If you recently had surgery, you may need a short break before bouncing back to your regular plans and activities. The breast augmentation patients at my Roanoke practice often ask questions about sleeping, exercising, and traveling after surgery. They want to know what …

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How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

Choosing to undergo plastic surgery is a major decision and an investment, and you want beautiful results that will last a lifetime. Because of this, many breast augmentation patients ask a similar question: How long do breast implants last?  The answer to this question depends on many factors that go beyond the implants themselves. If …

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How Much Does Breast Augmentation Cost?

As with most aesthetic surgical procedures, the overall cost of breast augmentation with breast implants in Roanoke, VA, will vary based on your unique needs and desired outcomes. In this blog post, we'll describe some of these variables and discuss some of the options that make the procedure accessible for many different budgets. How much …

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How To Sleep Comfortably After Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation—or any traditional surgery—can take a physical and mental toll. Proper rest is essential for allowing the body to recover and safely heal, and yet changes to the body (like surgery) can make sleep uncomfortable. Breast augmentation patients at my practice in Roanoke, VA, often have concerns about sleeping after surgery. Luckily, a little preparation …

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Do Breast Implants Interfere with Mammogram Results?

This is an excellent question that I often hear from women considering breast augmentation in Roanoke. The short answer is that breast implants can potentially make viewing breast tissues and identifying any irregularities a bit more difficult during traditional mammograms. However, there are special methods that can be employed to improve the accuracy of mammography …

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Which Implant Placement Provides the Most Natural Results?

When it comes to breast augmentation, one of the most critical elements in achieving a natural-looking result is proper implant placement. My breast augmentation patients from Roanoke and Lynchburg, VA, and nearby cities have the following implant placement options: Over the pectoral muscle (subglandular) Under the pectoral muscle (submuscular) The most appropriate choice will depend …

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Recovery from Breast Augmentation with a Lift

Despite the fact that breast augmentation with a lift at our Roanoke, VA, plastic surgery practice is essentially 2 procedures in 1, recovery will not be twice as long as it is for each treatment performed independently. In fact, the majority of patients have a similar—if not the same—recovery experience as those who exclusively underwent …

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What Are the Benefits of Breast Augmentation With a Lift?

Over time, such factors as pregnancy, breastfeeding, changes in weight, and the natural process of aging can result in some degree of breast drooping and/or volume loss for many women. Fortunately, individuals desiring to address these physical changes and enhance the overall appearance of their breasts have several cosmetic options available, including breast lift surgery, …

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Can I Still Breastfeed After Breast Augmentation?

When I consult with women considering breast augmentation with implants at my Roanoke, VA, plastic surgery practice, one of the questions they ask most often is whether they'll still be able to breastfeed after the procedure. There are a few things to consider as we answer this question. In this blog post, I'll provide some …

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Am I Too Old for Breast Augmentation?

For women who want to enjoy curvier, more balanced silhouettes, one of the most popular options is breast augmentation. Women of all ages come to my Roanoke practice from Lynchburg, Blacksburg, Charlottesville, and beyond for the procedure, making breast augmentation the most sought-after surgery at my practice. In fact, I've performed more breast augmentations in …

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