Aesthetic Surgery of Virginia: Enrique Silberblatt, MD
3505 Brambleton Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24018
Phone: (540) 776-1600
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Category Archives: Breast Implants

Will Pregnancy Affect My Breast Implants?

This is a common concern among many women who plan to have children after breast augmentation. What every patient should first understand is that pregnancy and breastfeeding will have a unique physical impact on each individual, so the changes experienced by one woman may be completely different than those of another. That said, the majority …

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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. 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 results for …

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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. Patients have two options for implant placement: over the pectoral muscle (subglandular) or under the pectoral muscle (submuscular). The most appropriate choice will depend on several factors unique to each individual, including skin thickness …

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How Much Does Breast Augmentation Cost?

As with most aesthetic surgical procedures, the overall cost of breast augmentation will vary based on your unique needs and desired outcomes. You can expect the total expense to include fees for your plastic surgeon, anesthesia, postoperative medications, and the specific facility in which your treatment is performed (hospital, accredited surgical center, etc.) Additionally, there …

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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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What Are My Breast Augmentation Incision Options?

When placing implants during breast augmentation surgery at our Roanoke, VA, practice, there are several incision options that can be utilized: Inframammary (underneath the breast) Periareolar (around the areola) Transaxillary (in the armpit) Transumbilical (around the bellybutton, which I do not offer) In this blog post, I'd like to take a closer look at each …

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410 Shaped Implants Overview from Dr. Enrique Silberblatt

With the introduction of Natrelle® 410 breast implants into the U.S. market, Aesthetic Surgery of Virginia has received great patient interest in what the silicone implants have to offer. We recently sat down with our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Enrique Silberblatt, to discuss the details of the newly available breast implants. Below are his answers …

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Difference Between Saline and Silicone Implants for Breast Augmentation

When patients ask me whether saline or silicone gel breast implants would be better for them, the first thing I check is their age. The FDA has mandated that all women under the age of 22 have saline implants placed for elective cosmetic augmentations. This constitutes the only circumstance when a patient would not have …

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Roanoke Plastic Surgeon Achieves Smaller Breast Aug Scars

As a board-certified plastic surgeon in Roanoke, VA, Dr. Enrique Silberblatt is able to achieve smaller breast augmentation scars when using the Keller Funnel™. Dr. Silberblatt says the funnel allows him to use a smaller incision for silicone breast implants, which also results in quicker placement of the implant, less bruising, and reduced post-operative pain …

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