Breast Augmentation with Silicone Implants Increasingly Popular at Chicago Plastic Surgery Practice

At The Aesthetic Institute of Chicago, 70-75% of women seek consultations for breast procedures. Chicago, IL – Dr. Brian Braithwaite and Dr. Lorri Cobbins, both board-certified plastic surgeons in Chicago, focus on breast surgery, body contouring, and facial aesthetic surgery at The Aesthetic Institute of Chicago. However, both surgeons say…

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Chicago Plastic Surgeons Stress Importance of In-Depth Consultations

Chicago, IL — According to recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), cosmetic procedures such as breast enhancement with breast implants and BOTOX® Cosmetic have risen in demand by five percent to over 13.8 million performed in 2010. A similar study from the American Society for Aesthetic…

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Chicago Plastic Surgery Practice Welcomes Plastic Surgeon Dr. Lorri Cobbins

Chicago, IL — The Aesthetic Institute of Chicago has welcomed plastic surgeon Lorri Cobbins, MD to the practice, according to the practice’s founder and Chicago plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Braithwaite. Dr. Cobbins is a board-certified plastic surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and says she is excited…

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Chicago Plastic Surgeon Addresses Common Breast Augmentation Questions

Chicago, IL — At the Aesthetic Institute of Chicago, Dr. Brian Braithwaite says the most common question he receives from patients considering breast augmentation relates to size. While most patients want to know what cup size they will be after the procedure, he urges patients to consider their decision from…

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Chicago Plastic Surgeon on ASAPS Study and Most Popular Procedures

Chicago, IL — According to the most recent study from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), more than 9 million cosmetic procedures were performed. Liposuction was the most common procedure performed, having increased nearly 13% from the previous year, followed by breast augmentation, abdominoplasty, blepharoplasty, and breast lift….

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Plastic Surgeon in Chicago Says Spring Brings Higher Demand for Breast Augmentation

Chicago, IL — The summer months of warm weather and swimsuits are rapidly approaching and, as many people start hitting the gym in anticipation of lighter, more revealing clothing, Chicago plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Braithwaite says he has also noticed an influx of patients at his practice as well. While…

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Chicago Plastic Surgeon Returns from Baker Gordon Educational Symposium

Dr. Brian Braithwaite, a plastic surgeon in Chicago, recently attended the 46th Annual Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery in Miami, FL to discuss the latest advancements and improvements made in the realm of aesthetic procedures. Dr. Braithwaite says his experience at the conference offers him a unique perspective on…

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Breast Implant Registry Aids Future of Breast Augmentation According to Chicago Plastic Surgeon

In collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has recently been establishing a national registry for breast implants to document information on each individual patient’s breast implant type and medical history with the procedure. While the registry is not mandatory, Dr….

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Chicago Plastic Surgeon Discusses Latest ASAPS Breast Implant Statistics

According to the latest study by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), of the 318,123 breast augmentation procedures performed in 2010, 62% used silicone breast implants. Breast augmentation was the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure last year. Dr. Brian Braithwaite, a plastic surgeon in Chicago, says that he…

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Chicago Plastic Surgeon Discusses ASAPS Statistics

At his Chicago plastic surgery practice, Dr. Brian Braithwaite says breast augmentation is the most common procedure he performs. The most recent study released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reported similar results showing over 318,000 procedures performed, setting it apart as the most popular cosmetic surgical…

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