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Breast Implants

Breast Implant Shortage Hits Venezuela

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 09.17.2014 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job. Beauty-obsessed Venezuelans...

Breasts: What's Barbie Got to Do With Them?

Fiona Finn | Posted 09.05.2014 | Style
Fiona Finn

In an effort to better understand the reality of how distant Barbie is from the average woman, I created a parody featuring what her breasts might look like at her current age of 55-years-old. It's a sad, sad truth but as women age, their breasts go south.

Isaac Mizrahi: 'I'm Not A Fan Of A Breast Implant'

Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Notoriously outspoken 'Project Runway' judge Isaac Mizrahi didn't have any issue speaking out against breast implants in an interview Monday with Huff...

Breast Lift Surgery Surprises

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 04.14.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

I had been working out in the gym regularly. I lost weight and found I could tone and firm any part of my body -- except my post-pregnancy boobs. I decided to have breast lift surgery (or mastopexy) in early 2005 to restore them to their proper place on my chest. But that wasn't the only thing in my life that shifted.

Are A-Sized Breasts 'Minor Disappointments'?

Arlene Schindler | Posted 03.25.2014 | Style
Arlene Schindler

Some women wear wigs to go with different outfits; I have bras of different sizes and shapes to go with my wardrobe and boob moods

Post-Mastectomy Options

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
SidneyAnne Stone

The decision to have a mastectomy is not one to be taken lightly, and I do not know a woman out there who did not agonize over it, including myself. For me, it was the right decision, but that does not mean I came to it easily.

Breast Implants and Mammograms

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
SidneyAnne Stone

As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and what better way to begin the month than by discussing breast health? First and foremost, let this serve as a reminder to perform regular self breast exams and to bring any questionable areas to the attention of your physician.

What It's Really Like Post-Mastectomy

Joanna_Montgomery | Posted 11.14.2013 | Women

Those of us who either opted to have mastectomies as a preventative measure, or had mastectomies as a life-saving measure, aren't excited about our "new boobs." In truth, we'll never be the same. We see ourselves differently now when we look in the mirror, because we are different, inside as well as outside.

Bra Sizes and Bigger Breasts: Where's the Science?

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 10.15.2013 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Recent survey results from bra retailer Intimacy revealed that American women are wearing bigger bras than they did 20 years ago. The average size reportedly jumped from 34B to 34DD.

My Advice to Young Women Considering Breast Implants

Starre Vartan | Posted 09.21.2013 | Style
Starre Vartan

Isn't it amazing that we women have this body part that, more than any other, can go through profound changes over time? Whether you birth and feed a baby with your body or not, breasts are always changing; implants deny that process.

Ask the Mutant: Breast Reconstruction -- Will I Look Normal?

Eva Moon | Posted 08.05.2013 | Women
Eva Moon

I've decided to go public with my own post-mastectomy reconstruction to let you see how far the art has come.

I'm All Natural -- With Breast Implants

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 07.31.2013 | Style
Rebecca Lammersen

The woman who helps others accept who they are on the inside and embrace their outside, has silicone under her flesh.

The Present and Future Of Breast Enhancement

Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS | Posted 05.13.2013 | Science
Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS

The statistics are in. 2012 is officially the year of the silicone breast implant.

Fake Boobs and Body Image

Mary Pritchard | Posted 04.21.2013 | Women
Mary Pritchard

Given the average boob job costs between $3,000 and $4,000, couldn't we find better ways to spend that money? Maybe spend it on something that will actually improve our well-being long term?

Which Countries Get The Most Plastic Surgery?

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.31.2013 | World

It's been almost three years since Drs. Troy and McNamara hung up their scalpels, yet the plastic surgery craze is showing no signs of slowing down. ...

Which Kate Has The Most Sought After Look?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.28.2013 | Style

When the curvy Kate Upton was asked by GQ what her one wish would be, she replied, "I would have smaller boobs. Just kidding! Hahaha." We can only ass...

Body Image Researcher David Sarwer Debunks Hollywood Myths

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Clearly, celebrity interviews provide no shortage of encouraging words. But if you're in the market for reliable information, there are surely better sources -- so I chose a scientist over a celebrity to debunk some of the body-image myths that Hollywood helps perpetuate.

What Will Happen to Breasts After October?

Jill Di Donato | Posted 12.26.2012 | Women
Jill Di Donato

To this day, I wonder about my history teacher's lack of response to my affront. Did she think coming to my breasts' defense would diminish her authority? Call attention to her own buxom body? Or was she trying to deflate the power of public teasing by refusing to acknowledge it?

Two Bad Weeks for My Patients

Steven Teitelbaum | Posted 12.22.2012 | Style
Steven Teitelbaum

Your doctor won't force you to return to their office for a follow-up. Don't wait for your insurance company to send a town car to take you for a scan. You are responsible.


SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 10.27.2012 | Women
SidneyAnne Stone

From the time I was a teenager, I was the girl telling her friends to be who they are and not care what anyone else thinks. I believe there is beauty in our imperfections. It is what makes us unique. Where I got stuck is in the perfections...

'Big Boob Family' Defends Their Surgeries

Posted 07.19.2012 | Style

The family that gets saline together stays together? That was the shocking news out of England a few weeks ago, as we met the ladies of the Marsha...

WATCH: Ohio Mom Panhandling... For Her Breast Implant Fund

Posted 07.14.2012 | Style

You've all seen those cheeky panhandlers wielding signs like "WHY LIE? I NEED A BEER" or "NEED MONEY FOR WEED," right? Now, an Ohio woman is bringing ...

PHOTO: Mother Urges 14-Year-Old Daughter To Get Breast Implants

Posted 07.06.2012 | Style

Bras, braces, makeup are all rites of passage for many teen girls. But if you're a member of the Marshall family, so are boob jobs. Britney Marshal...

Confidence or Why Men Love Fake Boobs

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 09.01.2012 | Style
Brandi Megan Granett

Confidence to me is knowing what you are and being okay with it. Confidence is knowing your stuff and what you can do with it. Confidence is liking yourself the way you are.

WATCH: You Know Your Breast Implants Are Too Big When...

Posted 06.21.2012 | Style

If your doctors have to build an "internal bra" inside you to hold up your breast implants, you miiiiight want to ixnay on the saline. Lacey Wildd ...