Can I undergo Breast Augmentation if I plan on having Children in the Future?

Yes, there is no reason why you cannot have children after your breasts are augmented. Many women take this path. Below are a few considerations: Breast augmentation does not interfere with your ability to become pregnant or have a child Breast implants do not harm breastfeeding babies, studies show The vast majority of breast augmentation… Read More »

What is Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation (augmentation mammaplasty) is a surgical procedure that increases the size of breasts and improves their overall shape. It is the most frequently performed cosmetic procedure in the United States and has been for several years consecutively. More than 300,000 women undergo breast augmentation annually. Although it’s widely popular, that does not necessarily mean… Read More »

Is Breast Augmentation Recovery Painful?

Like all cosmetic surgeries, breast augmentation causes discomfort as you recover. Dr. John Zinsser will make sure you know what to expect and how to prepare. To learn more, please contact our Richmond, VA, surgical office via our online form.

What is the Safest Type of Breast Implant?

Most breast augmentation patients are interested in learning about breast implant types and which one may be right for them. While they differ by look and feel, there is also safety to consider. Dr. Zinsser is an experienced plastic surgeon. He utilizes implants he knows to have a long-standing safety record. Please watch our video… Read More »

What Breast Implants Have Been Recalled?

You may have heard that certain breast implants have been recalled recently. They were recalled because of the concern of something called anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or ALCL. The recall is voluntary and asymptomatic patients with the associated implants are not currently advised to remove them due to the low risk of developing ALCL. The… Read More »

Are Breast Implants Safe?

Breast implants are used to enhance the shape and appearance of the chest during breast augmentation. These medical devices are safe and have been studied extensively over the years. However, you may have some concerns after hearing about health issues, such as anaplastic large cell lymphoma and breast implant illness, in the media. Board-certified plastic surgeon… Read More »

Will Breast Augmentation Affect Breastfeeding?

If you’re planning on having children someday, you probably want to know if breast augmentation will affect your ability to breastfeed. Fortunately, most women have no problem breastfeeding with implants. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John Zinsser provides more details in the video below.. Schedule your breast augmentation consultation today by calling our office at (804)464-7615…. Read More »

Top 5 Plastic Surgery Procedures in America

Plastic surgery remains a growing industry in America. Not only do plastic surgeons’ offices across the country stay busy, it’s also borne out by the statistics: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons says 18 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2019. About 16 million of those procedures were minimally invasive, an increase of 2 percent… Read More »