Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Breast Enlargement; catering to the “garden club, not the strip club”

Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. is a Birmingham, Alabama plastic surgeon who specializes in all types of breast surgery. We asked him about his approach to breast augmentation and about the current trends of women opting for smaller breast implants. He states" our mantra has always been; we cater to the garden club not the strip …

Read More

Crisalix 3 D Imaging enhances our Breast Augmentation Consultations

"The Crisalix 3D imaging system enhance our breast augmentation consultations" states Birmingham, Alabama plastic surgeon Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D. " it provides an incredible view of what a patient's breast surgery result should look like. it is the closest visual we can provide. The Crisalix system utilizes body scan images and can simulate a woman's …

Read More

Alabama Breast Enlargement a Garden Club not a Strip Club

Our Alabama breast enlargement a garden club not a strip club philosophy has been in existence for almost 20 years!  At my Birmingham plastic surgery practice, Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D., we have always bucked the trend of overly large breasts when performing breast enlargement. I always recommend that my patients create very natural appearing breasts. They will be …

Read More

Your Breast Surgery Team

That sentence from a recent comment posted to our Facebook Page by a patient means so much to me. That's because at my plastic surgery practice in Birmingham, we are guided by our dedication to the team approach in caring for women who come in for breast surgery, whether you are considering a breast augmentation, …

Read More

The Importance of Questions

Women interested in breast augmentation come to my practice from areas such as Huntsville, AL, often having done varying levels of research. Some have taken pages of notes and have dozens of questions, while others are less prepared. I welcome questions and encourage women to ask as many as they can think of during their …

Read More

Does Asymmetry Affect Breast Augmentation Results?

Many women who come to me for breast augmentation here in Birmingham, Alabama are bothered by breast asymmetry. Some worry about whether unevenness between their breasts will affect the outcome of their augmentation surgery. On the contrary: Breast augmentation and breast lift procedures can actually make the breasts more symmetrical. Surgeons often use implants of different …

Read More

The Best in Breasts

I am excited to be one of the few plastic surgeons in Birmingham, AL who offers a superior breast implant: the Natrelle® 410 highly cohesive, anatomically shaped silicone implant, also known as a "gummy bear" implant. Why the "Gummy Bear" Name? "Gummy bear" is not an official name for these implants; it’s a nickname they’ve …

Read More

Breast Augmentation Pricing: How Much Should You Pay?

If you're researching cost of breast augmentation, you're likely finding a number of different price ranges. You'll find that many factors contribute to the variance in price, including where the practice is located. Breast augmentation in Birmingham, AL might carry a higher price tag than Mobile or Huntsville, but many patients find it worthwhile to travel …

Read More

Twice as Nice: How Implants Enhance a Breast Lift

A lot of women who consult with me for breast augmentation in Birmingham, AL are also good candidates for a breast lift. This dual procedure can be beneficial for many reasons, and it's particularly advantageous for those who have had children. If you have been considering either procedure, here are some reasons why you may want to …

Read More
Back to Top