Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation and Capsular Contracture

Capsular contracture is a complication that can occur with breast augmentation but its occurrence here in Hawaii and elsewhere in the states has become much less frequent over the last few decades. Because breast augmentation requires the insertion of breast implants which the body recognizes as a foreign object, the body tends to form a […]

Squeaky Breast Implants?

If you’re hearing a squeaking sound coming from your new breast implants, don’t be alarmed.  No one left a squeaky toy in there.  It’s just a normal phenomenon called bourdonnement and it will go away.  Bourdonnement occurs when new breast implants slide against stretched out moist tissue and cause a friction rub.  Here in our […]

Hawaii Breast Augmentation – Breast Implants After Children, Dr. Larry Schlesinger

Laurie is a mom of two.  After breast-feeding for two years, she noticed her breasts became saggy – she wanted to get her pre-baby body back.  She shares her experience with her breast augmentation, the staff and Dr. Larry Schlesinger, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Honolulu, Hawaii. I wanted to get this procedure because I […]

Can a Hysterectomy be combined with a Mommy Makeover?

Mommy makeovers are becoming very popular and if you’ve already had children and for other reasons need to have a hysterectomy, it’s makes sense to think about combining the hysterectomy with a few other procedures that can reverse changes brought on by pregnancy and childbirth. Most mommy makeovers include breast lifts, breast augmentations and tummy […]

Hawaii Plastic Surgeon: Breast Augmentation after Weight Loss Story

Erin came in self conscious about her chest bone. She felt like it stuck out and was too noticeable. When she went in to see Dr. Larry Schlesinger, she made a goal for herself to lose weight and get a breast augmentation. Dr. Schlesinger helped her find the size that fit her body, at the […]

When can I return to physical activity after Breast Augmentation

We get this question all the time from our Honolulu clients.  It’s no surprise of course because no one wants to be cooped in the house when they have paradise surrounding them! Physical activity is crucial for your recovery and we encourage you to stay active, but in order for you to have the best […]

Why I Neither Believe In Nor Use Textured Implants

Textured breast implants appeared on the American breast implant market scene in the early ‘90’s.  The theory that was proposed at that time was that the texturing (little bumps on the surface of the implants) would cause the body to form a scar around each one of these little bumps.  Theoretically, these individual scars would […]

3 Reasons Dr. Larry Schlesinger should be your Breast Augmentation Plastic Surgeon

When it comes to being a plastic surgery patient, there is really no more important task than choosing your plastic surgeon. With all of the different plastic surgeons who offer breast implants and breast augmentation in Kona it could become a very daunting task as well. Lucky for you this blog is going to make […]

Should I get my Breast Implants Before or After my Pregnancy?

One of the main questions asked by potential Hawaii breast implant patients is whether or not they should wait until after child birth to get their breast implants, or if it is okay to just go ahead and have the procedure done before pregnancy. Although there is no “one size fits all” answer, there are […]

Capsular Contracture Series – Part 3

The leading cause of capsular contractures after a breast augmentation is the dentist. The above comment should seem so obtuse as to help everyone reading this article to remember this. I was taught in medical school that the human mouth contains some very nasty bacteria, and if this bacteria gets into our system can lead […]