Note: The following directory of online government/nonprofit and commercial websites is provided merely as a reference to Imaginis.com users. Imaginis does not endorse and takes no responsibility whatsoever for the information found on the following websites.
Breast Implants 411 (http://www.breastimplants411.com/) provides information about breast implants, breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reconstruction and other breast surgeries. Information on the website comes from both board-certified plastic surgeons and other women who have had breast surgery. Special features of the website include a surgeon finder, before and after photos, a chat room, articles written by plastic surgeons, and a monthly email newsletter.
Mentor Corporation 2000 (http://www.mentorcorp.com/voice_frame.html), a manufacturer of breast implants, provides extensive information on breast augmentation and reconstruction. Topics include finding a plastic surgeon, how the surgeries are performed, recovery, and potential risks and complications of each procedure. The question/answer section of the website answers frequently asked questions about breast implants, including how long implants generally last. Several "before and after" pictures accompany the breast augmentation section.
Plastic Surgery Information Service (http://www.plasticsurgery.org/) provides the latest news and information on all plastic/reconstructive surgical procedures. The website is maintained by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation.
Updated: May 2010