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August 24th, 2016

When performed by our triple-board-certified Houston plastic surgeon, the breast augmentation procedure is exceptionally safe and effective.Breast augmentation is major surgery. It should only be undertaken after significant research and consideration for your goals and priorities. At The Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center, we make sure the process moves forward at the proper pace- we never rush you into anything.

Safety is always the paramount concern with any surgical procedure. Fortunately, the breast augmentation procedure boasts an impressive safety record. You can feel confident in the procedure.

And more importantly, you can feel confident in the surgeon performing your augmentation. Dr. Eisemann is a triple-board-certified plastic surgeon with decades of experience in the Houston area. He's helped countless women like you achieve their aesthetic goals in a safe and comfortable environment.

If you live in the Houston, Texas area and you're looking for a safe breast augmentation experience, please call The Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center at (855) 813-7077. We also welcome out-of-town patients.

The Reality of Breast Augmentation: Safe, Effective

The basic breast augmentation procedure has been performed with some changes for decades. Over that time, we've learned a great deal about how your body responds to breast implants and how to minimize danger.  

The result of all this information is that the breast augmentation procedure is safer than ever. Hundreds of thousands of patients across the world undergo the procedure every year and experience no complications.

This experience has allowed us to even address concerns that have lingered for years, such as those related to silicone breast implants. We know now that these implants pose no unique dangers to patients in contrast to previous fears.

Still, we believe it's vital to fully inform you of potential risks, no matter how unlikely they are. You can only make an informed decision when you're given all the information you need. Some risks from breast augmentation include:

  • Capsular contracture
  • Implant rupture
  • Infection

The good news is that these issues are quite rare.

The Importance of Your Breast Augmentation Surgeon

It's important to remember one key point- all of the information about the safety of a breast augmentation relies upon the assumption that your surgeon is properly trained and educated. A surgeon who lacks the proper experience and training can pose a real danger to your health and well-being.

Put simply, your choice of breast augmentation surgeon matters. This is still significant surgery, and you should only trust your body to a doctor who has earned that trust.

During his decades of work as a plastic surgeon, Dr. Eisemann has become known as one of the country's finest providers of cosmetic surgery. Patients from around the country come to Houston for their breast augmentations because they know Dr. Eisemann will take care of them.

As a triple-board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Eisemann is uniquely positioned to help you with your breast augmentation needs.

If you're a Houston, Texas resident or if you're an out-of-town patient considering a breast augmentation, please call The Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center at (855) 813-7077 or contact us online. 

August 22nd, 2016

Breast lift tape offers a temporary solution, but should not be seen as a suitable alternative to breast lift surgery. If you are ready for lasting results, call (855) 813-7077 todayBreast lift tape is designed to boost cleavage and provide support for those occasions when a strapless or backless dress make a bra unbecoming. However, in recent months, this adhesive solution has also been touted as a nonsurgical alternative to breast lift. Indeed, if you are committed to putting tape underneath and around your breasts every day, you could – possibly – use breast lift tape as an alternative to surgery. However, as with all things in life, tape is a poor substitute for actually correcting a problem.

Houston breast surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann is pleased to offer solutions that produce lasting and highly impressive results. With breast lift surgery, Dr. Eisemann can correct even the most pronounced levels of ptosis (sagging) and produce a look that is at once natural and youthful. Tape may help you breasts look temporarily firm and pert underneath your clothes, but only breast lift surgery works to provide those same benefits under all circumstances.

One thing breast lift tape can do that breast lift surgery cannot is enhance cleavage. However, breast lift tape accomplishes this by pushing sagging breast tissue up and center, often at the expense of symmetry. If you are interested in both volume increase and lift, Dr. Eisemann would be happy to discuss the option of adding breast implants to your lift procedure. This option helps ensure symmetry and balance while creating a fuller, more womanly look in the entire upper body. This and other breast surgery options can be discussed in greater detail during your visit with our board-certified Houston breast surgeon.

To schedule your breast lift consultation, please contact the Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center online or by calling (855) 813-7077 today. Located in Houston, we welcome women from Katy, Sugar Land, and all surrounding areas.

August 5th, 2016

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During pregnancy, breast tissue will grow and breasts will become enlarged. If you have had breast augmentation, these changes may obscure your results. However, changes in the size and shape of the breasts during pregnancy are caused by hormones and milk production and, once you have finished breast feeding, will likely have very little impact on the long-term results of your initial augmentation procedure. If your results are altered or if you become unhappy with the appearance of your breasts following pregnancy and nursing, board-certified Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann would be happy to discuss revision and replacement options with you.

If you are unhappy with the ways pregnancy and nursing have impacted the appearance of your breasts, please contact the Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center online or by calling our Houston office at (855) 813-7077 to schedule your private and confidential consultation.

A concern many women share is how breast implants will impact the production and flow of breast milk. For a majority of women, implants have no impact on the ability to breastfeed. There are, however, some procedural steps that can be taken to reduce breastfeeding complications following augmentation.

Be honest with Dr. Eisemann during your breast augmentation consultation about your future plans for children. This will enable him to make adjustments that help minimize any risks of breastfeeding complications.

The breast augmentation options that are often best for women who plan on having children are:

  • Inframammary incisions to eliminate the risk of reduced nipple sensitivity
  • Submuscular implant placement to help guard against a compression of milk ducts

During your breast augmentation consultation at our Houston office, Dr. Eisemann will discuss the benefits and limitations of each breast enhancement option to help make sure you are choosing those that will meet your needs now and in the future.

To schedule your initial consultation with our triple board-certified Houston breast surgeon, please call (855) 813-7077 today. We welcome women from Katy, Sugar Land, The Woodlands, and all surrounding Texas communities.

August 2nd, 2016

Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann offers three different breast augmentation incision options:

  • Transaxillary – placed in the natural folds of your armpits
  • Inframammary – placed in the creases where your breasts and chest meet
  • Periariolar – placed in the darker skin of the areola

As with all of the procedural and technical options involved in planning a breast augmentation procedure, the placement of your incisions will play a role in your final results. But how do you choose which breast implant incision location is best for your needs?

To learn about your breast augmentation incision options in Houston, call board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann at (855) 813-7077 todayCustomizing Your Procedure

The truth is, there is not a single breast augmentation incision that is best for every woman. Determining which option is best suited to your body and most likely to deliver exceptional results requires the assistance of a plastic surgeon with both experience and a commitment to producing results that complement and enhance your entire frame.

Houston breast augmentation surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has over 30 years of experience customizing these procedures for optimal results. Listed as one of the Top Plastic Surgeons in Texas by the “Guide to Top Doctors,” Dr. Eisemann takes time to personalize each breast augmentation to ensure the most pleasing outcomes. During your initial consultation, Dr. Eisemann will carefully listen to your desires, fully assess your bust and body, and recommend the incisions best for your needs.

If you are considering breast augmentation in Houston, please contact the Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center online or by calling (855) 813-7077 to schedule your initial consultation today. Dr. Eisemann welcomes women from Katy, Sugar Land, King, Conroe, The Woodlands, and all surrounding areas of Texas. 

July 25th, 2016

5 Reasons to Consider Revision Rhinoplasty in HoustonRevision rhinoplasty alters the results achieved through your initial nose surgery. There are a number of reasons you may wish to consider a revision rhinoplasty procedure, but five of the most common are:

  1. Your initial rhinoplasty results did not meet your expectations
  2. Functions such as breathing have become hindered
  3. Your new nose is out of proportion with your facial features
  4. A new injury has impacted your rhinoplasty results
  5. Scarring has pulled your nose out of proportion

Of course, any dissatisfaction with the appearance or function of your nose following rhinoplasty is reason enough to consider a revision nose job. Board-certified Houston rhinoplasty surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann will be happy to listen to your concerns and assess your candidacy for a revision procedure during your initial consultation.

Your Choice of Surgeon Matters

Revision rhinoplasty is incredibly complex and your choice of surgeon will play a direct role in your final results. Dr. Eisemann is triple board-certified, including board-certification in facial plastic surgery, and has over three decades of experience revising rhinoplasty results for men and women in need of a second procedure. If you are dissatisfied with your rhinoplasty results, Dr. Eisemann welcomes an opportunity to meet with you and discuss your desires, and to help you determine if revision nose surgery is the best option for your needs.

To schedule your revision rhinoplasty consultation with our board-certified Houston facial plastic surgeon, please contact the Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center today. Located in Houston, Dr. Eisemann serves men and women living in all areas of Texas.

July 18th, 2016

Please call board-certified Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann at (855) 813-7077 to learn about our summertime plastic surgery specials including $500 off silicone breast implantsBoard-certified Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann is pleased to announce our new summer specials. Now through August, the Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center will be offering:

If you are interested in taking advantage of one of our summer plastic surgery specials, please call our Houston office at (855) 813-7077 right away!

About Eisemann Plastic Surgery

The Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center is a fully equipped cosmetic surgery facility complete with an accredited surgical suite and on-site operating room. Utilizing the latest in cutting edge technology and advanced techniques, our board-certified Houston plastic surgeon works to ensure each of our patients is provided with the safest, most comfortable, and most rewarding experience possible. From the moment you walk through our doors for your free summertime cosmetic surgery consultation through your full recovery form your procedure, we will work individually and directly with you, providing you with the attention, care, and respect you deserve and the results you most desire.

If you have been considering breast augmentation or any other plastic surgery procedure, now is the time to act. Our summer specials won’t last long. Please take time to contact us today and schedule your free consultation to learn more.  

July 6th, 2016

To learn what you can expect during facelift recovery, call Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann at (855) 813-7077 and schedule a consultation todayIt is important to minimize your exposure to direct sunlight following facelift surgery. During the healing process, direct sunlight can enhance the appearance of incision scars, prolonging the amount of time it takes for these to blend in with surrounding skin. What’s more, incisions are vulnerable to sunburn during the healing process and, once burned, discoloration may be permanent. But how long is it necessary to avoid direct sunlight following surgery to reduce these risks?

As a general rule, it is preferable to avoid direct sun exposure following facelift surgery until incisions have healed. Facelift recovery is slightly different for each patient, but this phase of the process typically takes three to four weeks. However, even after your incisions have healed, protecting your skin from direct sun exposure will play an important part in maintaining your facelift results. Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann will discuss this with you in greater detail during your facelift consultation to make sure you are provided with the information you need to help ensure the longest lasting results.

You can protect your skin following facelift surgery by using a full spectrum facial sunscreen every time you go outside. If you are planning on being outside between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. – when UV rays are at their peak – it can be helpful to wear a large brimmed hat or baseball cap to provide additional protection from the sun. These things can be discussed in greater detail during the planning phase of your procedure, giving you plenty of time to plan how best to protect your skin and prolong your results.

If you are considering facelift surgery in Houston, Katy, Sugar Land, or surrounding areas, please contact Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center to schedule your initial consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeon today. 

June 27th, 2016

Gummy bear breast implants may last longer than other silicone options. To learn more, call Houston breast surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann at (855) 813-7077anatomic implants or form stable implants, look and feel nearly identical to natural breast tissue. This allows Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann greater flexibility with breast implant placement and helps ensure even those implants placed above the muscles in the chest produce a natural looking and feeling end result.

Gummy bear breast implants are able to produce a more natural appearance due to the consistency of their silicone gel filling. This consistency also works to prevent anatomic implants from leaking in the case of rupture, eliminating the risk of implant deflation and, along with it, the need for breast augmentation revision. However, because form stable breast implants are still relatively new, their longevity has yet to be established. It could be another 10 to 15 years before we have a clear idea of how long these advanced silicone breast implants will last.

While we do not know how long gummy bear breast implants will last, 10 years is the average amount of time traditional saline and silicone options retain their most optimal appearance. Of course, this varies from woman to woman and implants that last for 20 years or more are not at all uncommon. The best way to determine how long you can realistically expect your breast implants to last is to discuss your breast augmentation options, in person, with Dr. Eisemann.

To schedule your breast augmentation consultation at our Houston office, please contact the Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center today. If you wish to speak directly with a patient coordinator to schedule your consultation, please call (855) 813-7077. We welcome women from Katy, Sugar Land, and all surrounding areas.

June 16th, 2016

Breast lift can reduce breast size. The solution? Combining lift with breast augmentation. To learn more in Houston, call (713) 790-1771 todayBreast lift surgery is a remarkably effective way to restore a firm and ideally contoured look to your upper body. With this procedure, board-certified Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann can eliminate loose and sagging skin, restore nipple appearance, and lift sagging breast tissue to produce a perkier and fully restored aesthetic. But in the process, breast size may be slightly reduced.

A slight reduction in breast size is not an issue for every woman. In fact, for some women, this minor change in size is necessary for achieving full-body symmetry. Others however may find even the smallest loss of volume problematic. In these cases, Dr. Eisemann suggests combining breast lift with breast augmentation.

Breast augmentation is naturally complementary to breast lift surgery. Dr. Eisemann can use the same incisions for sculpting and lifting the breasts to insert breast implants, allowing this combination to be completed during a single surgical procedure and helping you achieve optimal results in the shortest time possible.

You may benefit from lift with breast augmentation if volume loss is of concern. Other benefits offered by this combination include a more balanced upper body and an enhanced profile. Dr. Eisemann would be happy to discuss these and other benefits offered by a combination of breast augmentation and lift during your initial consultation at our Houston office.

If you are considering breast enhancement, please contact the Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center online or by calling (713) 790-1771 today. Located in Houston, our board-certified plastic surgeon welcomes patients from Katy, Sugar Land, The Woodlands, and all surrounding areas.

June 7th, 2016

If you are over the age of 18 and unhappy with the appearance of your bust, you may be a good breast augmentation candidate. Call our Houston office at (855) 813-7077 to schedule a consultation and find outIf you are over the age of 18 and unhappy with the shape, size, profile, or symmetry of your breasts, you may be an ideal breast augmentation candidate. However, there are certain restrictions placed on this procedure for women under the age of 22 that will need to be considered before you make any final decisions.

Board-certified Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Eisemann cares deeply about the ultimate satisfaction of our patients and will work individually with you to help you determine when it will be most beneficial to undergo breast augmentation.

Implant Options

Breast augmentation is an effective way to improve the size and shape of the breasts, bringing them into optimal alignment with your natural features. Women under the age of 22 are limited in their choice of breast implants, but can still achieve natural-looking and highly complementary results under most circumstances. After the age of 22, all breast implant options – including gummy bear breast implants – will become available, which may make waiting until this age a better option for some women. This is, of course, not the case for everyone and remains a decision best made between you and your Houston breast surgeon.

In the end, your decision to have breast augmentation performed is a personal one and needs to be based on what you feel is best for your body. Dr. Eisemann will listen to your concerns, fully cover all of your options, and help guide your selections to ensure the most pleasing and long-lasting results possible, no matter what your age.

If you are considering breast augmentation, please contact Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center online or by calling our Houston office at (855) 813-7077 today. Dr. Eisemann welcomes women from Sugar Land, Katy, Conroe, The Woodlands, and all surrounding areas of Texas.

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