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What is a Breast Augmentation Expert?

Practice makes perfect, and it’s been shown in studies of numerous surgical specialties that the greater number of surgeries a surgeon performs, the better the outcome, and the lower the complication rate. This is true for heart surgery, joint replacements, hernia surgery and Dr. Feldman firmly believes that it holds true for breast augmentation. This is why seeking consultation, and surgery, from a breast augmentation specialist, not just any board certified plastic surgeon who dabbles in breast surgery and all other aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery, is so important. But that begs the question, what exactly is a breast expert?

Dr. Feldman considers a breast expert to be a fully trained, board certified, plastic surgeon, who has performed at least 1000 breast augmentations in their career. To ensure the breast augmentation specialist is up to date on current techniques and implants, they should have performed 300 or more breast augmentations per year, for at least the last two calendar years.

It’s still important to remember having breast augmentation surgery by a breast augmentation expert doesn’t guarantee your result or guarantee zero complications, but it does increase the chance of success and reduce the risks.


THE ALLERGAN RECALL OF BIOCELL TEXTURED IMPLANTS AND TISSUE EXPANDERS

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This July Allergan announced that it was recalling BIOCELL® Textured Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders. With the recent coverage of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) in the news, some of our patients are searching for more information about the safety of breast implants. Learn more about the Allergan recall, Bancroft Feldman's policy on using textured implants, and what our patients' options are.

BV, Houston TX

“I absolutely love Feldman Plastic Surgery surgery. I have received so many compliments from people, and they are always amazed at Dr. Feldman’s work. I’ve had several people ask me for his contact information so that they can schedule a consultation. Dr. Feldman asked me what my goals were and reassured me that he would do everything possible to meet my goals. Courtney and Jeannette were also very helpful throughout the process. They provided great support, were always smiling and friendly, and responded to emails in a very timely manner. Throughout my surgery, I felt like everyone involved truly cared about me.

The price for breast augmentation was very reasonable, and I had read good reviews online. Furthermore, Dr. Feldman’s background provided me with confidence that he knew what he was doing, and the atmosphere of the office during my consultation was very warm and friendly. The staff is absolutely amazing . I have nothing but good things to say about Dr. Feldman and the staff at Feldman Plastic Surgery Surgery!”

ESJ, Houston, TX

"I really am unbelievably pleased with my breast augmentation results. They look and FEEL so real already and its only been a month! Compared to others experiences with different doctors I don't think anyone comes close to how amazing this experience has been for me."

SM, Baytown, TX

"I cannot tell you how pleased I am with the whole augmentation process.  I really thought I would feel awkward, but at no time during my experience did I.  Everybody at the office is awesome. I'm actually sad that's it's over. I guess what I really want to say is Thank You...to everybody, especially Dr. Feldman and Jeannette, for giving me a new sense of confidence.  I cannot believe the difference in how I feel about myself.  They look amazing!!"