Sep 11 2010

Breast Implant Placement advice in Bethesda, Maryland with Dr. Roger J. Oldham

For more than 20 years, Dr. Roger J. Oldham, Bethesda board certified plastic surgeon has been voted among Washington D.C.’s “Top Plastic Surgeons” by physician peers and patients alike.  In his 25+ years of experience, Dr. Oldham has provided Washington D.C. and Bethesda, Maryland patients with superb care and satisfying aesthetic post-surgery results.  Dr. Oldham offers patients breast surgery, body contouring, facial rejuvenation (including anti-aging procedures), and non- or minimally-invasive skin enhancement treatments with the convenience of in-office care.  Dr. Oldham’s work with breast surgery, though, is among his specialities.  Just look at our online photo gallery to see pictures of patients before and after breast augmentation surgery with Dr. Roger J. Oldham.

In the previous decades of plastic surgery practice, breast augmentation (breast implant surgery) has changed as doctors applied their experience and expertise.  Breast augmentation patients, today, have options of the type of implant they can choose (saline or silicone—both approved by the FDA) and where your surgeon will place the implant (in front of or behind the muscles of the chest).  Dr. Oldham recommends placing implants behind the pectoralis muscles of the chest for patients who seek breast augmentation for cosmetic purposes (as opposed to mastectomy patients).  Dr. Oldham recommends this technique for two reasons.  For one, maintaining your breast health through yearly mammogram exams in easier because the placement of the implant behind the muscle has a significantly decreased chance of obscuring mammogram results.  And secondly,  the placement behind the chest muscles has shown to decrease a patient’s chance of developing capsular contracture, the excessive firmness of the breasts which occurs infrequently. Contact Dr. Oldham's Bethesda office if you are interested in breast augmentation surgery. 

Located in Bethesda, Maryland and the I-270 Spur off I-495, the capital beltway,  Dr. Oldham’s office is easily accessible from: Aspen Hill, Montgomery Village, Gaithersburg, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Chevy Chase, Potomac, Rockville, Germantown, and Olney, Maryland; McLean, Arlington, Herndon, Great Falls, Vienna, Chantilly, Falls Church, Alexandria, Fairfax, Annandale, and Reston, in Northern Virginia; and Georgetown in Northwest Washington D.C.

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