Category Archives: Breast Procedures
Give Your Breasts New Volume
Full, firm and round breasts are every woman’s dream. It is great if you have an attractive bust but if you are not satisfied with the shape, firmness and/or volume of your breasts, you will probably need breast augmentation with implant treatment. Breasts are a significant aspect of your femininity, and it is vital for […]
Driven by Hope: Our Breast Reconstruction Mission
Breast Reconstruction on the East Coast—But a Worldwide Mission At , breast reconstruction is one of our primary missions. This doesn’t mean we turn a blind eye to aesthetic plastic surgery—not by any means. But breast reconstruction done well takes a certain commitment and certain degree of specialization. This is, in part, because a good […]
The Importance of Angelina Jolie’s Decision to Go Public with Her Mastectomy
Mastectomies have been in the news a lot recently, since actress Angelina Jolie revealed in an op-ed that she wrote for the New York Times that she had recently undergone the procedure. With the growing awareness of breast cancer among today’s society, mastectomies are becoming a more popular option for women who carry a high […]
What is Mastopexy?
Mastopexy is a cosmetic surgery which corrects the contour and nipple placement of a woman’s breasts. This surgery is commonly recommended for women with sagging breasts, often caused by pregnancy, aging, gravity, heredity, weight fluctuation, or breast feeding. The procedure involves the removal of excess skin, as well as tightening of the tissue surrounding this […]
Breast Reduction Surgery
Breast reduction surgery, or reduction mammaplasty, is a surgical procedure which reduces the size of larger breasts. The surgery involves the removal of excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin in order to reduce the breasts to a size which better fits the proportions of a woman’s body. The most common cause for women to have […]
The Different Kinds of Breast Implants
Many people may be unaware that there are three FDA-approved companies that make different kinds of breast implants. These companies are Mentor, Allergan, and Sientra. Here at we use Mentor products for our breast augmentation surgeries. While it is not necessarily better to choose one brand over another, we are happy with the quality of […]
Why Breast Augmentation?
There are several different factors that can lead to a woman’s decision to have breast augmentation surgery. Some common reasons for this procedure include a woman’s perception that her breasts are underdeveloped, differences in the size of the breasts, and flattened out or empty breasts from pregnancy or breast feeding. According to the American Society […]
ECA Plastic Surgery Announces Vascular Lymph Node Transfer to Treat Lymphedema
(ECA Plastic Surgery) is pleased to announce the availability of a new surgical procedure, the Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer (VLNT), for patients who are suffering from Secondary Lymphedema and are appropriate surgical candidates. Lymphedema is a condition that can be caused by different treatments for breast cancer. For example, when lymphatic vessels are disrupted by surgery or […]
What is a surgical bra?
Whenever we perform a breast procedure, which could be a breast augmentation, reduction, or lift, we typically require our patients to wear a surgical bra while they recover from their surgery. A surgical bra is one that is typically made out of high quality fabrics with no dye, wires, or excessive trim. The typical surgical […]
Breast Augmentation Recovery
Breast augmentation recovery, like most surgeries, begins before the procedure. Prospective patients should be in good health and will undergo a thorough history and physical with the surgeon prior to the procedure. Further, if you are planning to lose a significant amount of weight, it is desirable to lose the weight prior to a breast augmentation procedure. These, among others, are considerations discussed during a typical consultation with a Plastic Surgeon.