September, 2015 - Blog of Dr. Brian P. Tierney
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September 2015

Ask the Plastic Surgeon: 5 Questions About ‘Gummy Bear’ Breast Implants

Have you heard of “gummy bear” breast implants? Many women interested in breast augmentation have. Both here at my practice in Nashville, TN and online, women have a lot of questions about these innovative silicone implants. A recent survey¬†by the popular plastic surgery forum RealSelf showed that 70% of women knew the term “gummy bear” implants, but few knew what they are or what makes them different. So let’s look at some quick facts. Here are my answers to 5 common questions: 1. Why are they called that? The nickname comes from the implants’ consistency. Gummy bear implants are made … Continue reading  

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