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5 Breast Reconstruction Myths

The decision of whether to undergo breast reconstruction after cancer is often very personal and significant. Our plastic surgeons believe everyone should know their options, even if they don’t plan to pursue reconstruction. To provide a better understanding of many misconceptions surrounding breast reconstruction, they’ve highlighted five common myths below, ... Continue Reading

How Many CC’s Are in a Breast Cup Size?

Breast implants are measured in cubic centimeters, or cc’s, rather than bra cup sizes. This provides an exact measurement of the volume in an implant. When women consult with our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Neil J. Zemmel, they often have an idea of the size of breast implants they want ... Continue Reading

How Soon Can I Get Plastic Surgery After Having a Baby?

The body undergoes numerous changes during pregnancy and after childbirth. While some of these physical changes will gradually fade over time, returning to their pre-pregnancy shape, certain areas may not “bounce back” like expected. This is what leads many women to seek plastic surgery to help restore a more youthful ... Continue Reading

How Can I Get More Cleavage?

Cleavage is a characteristic of the breasts that many women want to put on display, as it creates a more feminine and sensual aesthetic. This coveted gap is most noticeable with larger breasts and is typically most visible when clothing has a low neckline. Cleavage creates a fuller, perkier appearance ... Continue Reading


5 Things to Know Before Getting Breast Implants

If you’re considering breast augmentation to enhance the shape and size of your breasts, there are certain things you should know before surgery. Our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Neil J. Zemmel, conducts a thorough consultation process to ensure you understand what to expect and receive the best possible results. In ... Continue Reading

Can I Still Breastfeed After Breast Augmentation?

Many breast augmentation patients at Richmond Aesthetic Surgery are curious how breast implants might affect their ability to breastfeed should they become pregnant in the future. Dr. Neil J. Zemmel is happy to inform these women that, in the vast majority of cases, breast implants should not affect breastfeeding, as ... Continue Reading

How Old Is Too Old for Breast Augmentation?

There is no single “right” approach to breast augmentation, and each woman has her own unique reason for pursuing breast surgery. Whether the aim is to increase the size of the breast or improve the breast’s shape, Dr. Neil J. Zemmel can create a customized surgical plan designed to meet ... Continue Reading

New Limited Time Offer from Mentor

Mentor has yet another great offer for you~! Mentor has teamed up with Le Mystere and from now until December 31, 2009 anyone who chooses Mentor MemoryGel implants will receive one Le Mystère No.9 lingerie Lolita strapless bra. All you do is fill out the promotion coupon completely and just ... Continue Reading

Size Really Does Matter…

As many women who have had implants will tell you, this is one of the most important decisions you will make. What do I hear the most when in a breast augmentation consult? “I would like to be a C-cup” While we cannot promise a cup size, we can promise ... Continue Reading