Plastic Surgeon Comments on Increased Demand for Breast Augmentation

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Dr. Howard Silverman of Ottawa Plastic Surgery says recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® align with the increased demand he has seen for breast augmentation in Ottawa.

Dr. Howard Silverman of Ottawa Plastic Surgery has seen a rise in the number of requests for breast augmentation in Ottawa. This reflects a similar trend in the U.S., as documented by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Recently released statistics ( from the ASPS show a 4% increase in breast augmentation procedures in the United States from 2010 to 2011.

"I’ve been seeing more breast augmentation patients at my practice because of a number of factors," Dr. Silverman says. "I attribute the increase in Ottawa, and elsewhere, partially to advancements in breast implant options and surgical techniques, which are creating more personalized results."

Dr. Silverman uses the latest in breast implant surgical techniques and offers his patients the newest in highly cohesive round gel implants, the INSPIRA® line, which is part of Allergan’s NATRELLE® collection.

“One of the best ways to achieve beautiful and natural-looking results is to offer the latest cosmetic procedures and products available,” Dr. Silverman says. “This holds true not only for breast augmentation. Patients considering procedures such as a tummy tuck in Ottawa are also discovering how new techniques can bring their cosmetic goals within reach.

In January, Dr. Silverman attended the ALLERGAN ACADEMY® as part of his continued dedication to providing his patients with the latest advances and optimal care.

“The ALLERGAN ACADEMY was an excellent opportunity for me to further my knowledge of current trends,” Dr. Silverman says. “I was able not only to share my experiences with other doctors but also to hear from prominent national and international speakers."

Dr. Silverman also recently travelled to Sweden to observe renowned Swedish plastic surgeon Dr. Charles Randquist, as part of Allergan's initiative to advance breast augmentation skills for top surgeons utilizing their devices.

“Whether a patient is interested in a breast enhancement procedure such as breast augmentation or body contouring after weight loss in Ottawa, it is exciting to see how numerous new advancements are helping people look and feel their best,” Dr. Silverman says.

Howard Silverman, M.D. ( offers breast enhancement, body contouring, facial sculpting and other types of plastic surgery in Ottawa. He also features medical spa treatments, including BOTOX COSMETIC®, injectable fillers, microdermabrasion, laser skin resurfacing, laser hair removal and laser skin rejuvenation. Dr. Silverman is a board-certified plastic surgeon and board-certified general surgeon whose training includes earning his Doctor of Medicine from University of Toronto, an internship in surgery at Toronto Hospital, a residency and chief residency in surgery at Yale University in Connecticut, and a residency and chief residency in plastic surgery at Albany Medical College, New York.

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