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Should You Have Breast Revision Surgery?

Breast revision is typically performed for one of two reasons: a ruptured implant or a desire to alter breast augmentation results. In the rare case of a rupture, the replacement or removal of the implant is necessary to restore a symmetrical appearance. However, there are a wide number of other factors that can influence a woman to seek out breast ... Learn More

How Long Should Breast Implants Last?

Though breast augmentation remains one of our most popular plastic surgery procedures, Dr. David L. Durst educates all prospective candidates about the role of breast revision surgery. Breast implants are not designed to last a lifetime, and Dr. Durst teaches his patients how to monitor for ruptures and be vigilant about replacing their implants if needed. Most patients will enjoy ... Learn More

Reasons to Upgrade Your Breast Implants

Although breast revision surgery can be used to replace a ruptured or damaged implant, this procedure is most commonly used for patients who wish to exchange their breast implants for a different size or type. During the consultation process, Dr. David L. Durst spends a lot of time discussing each patient’s individual cosmetic goals and expectations, allowing them to make ... Learn More

Can I Breastfeed After Breast Reduction Surgery?

The ways in which breast reduction surgery can affect a woman’s ability to breastfeed are unique to each patient. During breast reduction, the recontouring of the breast tissue, repositioning of the nipples, and placement of incisions are generally more likely to affect the milk ducts when compared to breast augmentation surgery. However, many individuals who were able to breastfeed before ... Learn More

How Much Does a Breast Reduction Cost?

Breast reduction surgery can be an excellent option for women seeking to reduce and reshape their breasts for a more proportionate aesthetic outcome. The cost of non insurance breast reduction surgery by Dr. Durst usually costs between $7000 – $8000, and is done at the The Cosmetic Surgery Center of Huntsville on an outpatient basis. The exact figure depends on ... Learn More

Am I a Good Candidate for Breast Reduction Surgery?

While the decision to undergo a breast reduction is personal for every patient, a large number of individuals considering the procedure seek to alleviate the physical burdens caused by large, heavy breasts. Women with overly large breasts are often forced to contend with debilitating back and neck pain, trouble breathing, posture issues, and skin irritation, among other difficult symptoms. As ... Learn More

What To Expect After Facelift Surgery

A surgical facelift is designed to improve deep wrinkles and excess, drooping skin on the face and neck. Typically, after this procedure, patients will experience some swelling or bruising, which should diminish throughout the recovery period. Some discomfort is also common the first few days following the treatment. Usually, Dr. David Durst will prescribe  an oral medication to help alleviate ... Learn More

What Age is Best for a Facelift?

Unfortunately, there is no straight answer to this commonly asked question. Everyone experiences the natural aging process, but factors such as lifestyle, heredity and environment can also play a large role in the appearance and health of the skin. Facelift procedures tend to be one of our most popular treatments for patients seeking significant facial rejuvenation results for moderate to ... Learn More

Surgical vs Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation

Beginning to notice the signs of aging? Thankfully, there are options to help remedy indications of wrinkles, excess skin, and loss of youthfulness. Both surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedures can enhance features around the face and neck, and each offers unique advantages. Depending on the aesthetic goals you and our plastic surgeon discuss during the consultation, an appropriate procedure ... Learn More

How Much Does a Breast Lift Cost?

Breast lift surgery is one of the more popular cosmetic enhancement procedures available. Our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. David L. Durst, has helped many women successfully renew the appearance of their breasts with this treatment. Since breast lift surgery is customized for each individual patient, the cost of the procedure can vary greatly among individuals, depending on their unique needs ... Learn More