How Long Can Breast Implants Last?

Breast augmentation is currently the most popular cosmetic procedure in the U.S. to date, and demand doesn’t show signs of slowing down anytime soon. With a growing interest in a procedure often comes more questions. One of the most commonly asked questions is “how long will my breast implants last?” Read on for the answer, […]

A Quick Guide to Breast Reconstruction Options

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so we have put together a mini guide regarding available breast reconstruction options. Breast reconstruction is an option for men or women who have undergone a mastectomy or for those who have tested positive for a gene mutation (like the BRCA gene) as a preventative measure. Read on to […]

Can You Breastfeed After Breast Surgery?

While pregnancy is an exciting and joyful time in a woman’s life, it is also an important time to make decisions that will impact both your life and your baby’s life. Expecting mothers have many decisions to make, including whether or not they wish to breastfeed. Those who do wish to breastfeed must consider whether […]

Why Cup Sizes May Be Less Accurate Than You Think

When looking into getting some sort of breast augmentation, most women often think in terms of cup sizes. In the world of lingerie, sizing varies between brands and manufacturers and sizing is anything but standardized. When patients come in for consultations, cup sizes are typically used as a relative measure for the patient’s expectations. Keep […]

Breast Augmentation in 2017

Women’s bodies go through so many changes throughout a lifetime and some of the biggest changes you experience can be with your breasts. When you are young, they will start off small and perky. In some cases, they grow during puberty and in others, they stay smaller. It is even common to have one larger […]

Myths About Breast Reconstruction, Debunked

With celebrities like Angelina Jolie under the spotlight due to her openness about breast reconstruction surgery, many people are discussing the procedure today. However, not everyone seems to be clear on the specifics of breast reconstruction. Read on to learn about popular breast reconstruction myths, and the truth that lies behind them. Myth: Patients need […]

Gawley Plastic Surgery Awarded Allergan Black Diamond Certificate

Scottsdale, Arizona (May 2016) – Gawley Plastic Surgery has been awarded a Black Diamond level provider by Allergan, Inc., a leader in non-surgical medical aesthetics. Dr. Bryan Gawley and his staff in Scottsdale, Arizona, are proud to have earned Allergan’s highest recognition for their experience and qualification in providing Allergan products to their patients. Dr. […]

How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

In Scottsdale, Arizona, plastic surgeons use silicone or saline implants for breast augmentations. A question many patients may ask is, “How long will my implants last?” Although implant duration depends on each individual, patients may experience the following: Duration of 11-15 Years While some women have their implants replaced after eleven years, some implants can […]

Breast Implant Placement Options

When undergoing breast augmentation, you will have a choice of two potential breast implant placement options. There are benefits and drawbacks associated with each location, and your decision will greatly impact the final results as well as your recovery time. At your initial consultation with one of our Phoenix plastic surgeons, he will discuss each […]

Smooth vs. Textured Implants

When choosing to undergo breast augmentation, you will find that there are many breast implant options to choose from. These options involve the type of implant (saline or silicone), implant shape (round or teardrop), and implant texture (smooth or textured). At your initial consultation with one of our Phoenix plastic surgeons, he will discuss these […]