augmentation


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augmentation

noun accessio, accessory, accrual, accruement, accumulation, adding, advance, advancement, aggrandizement, amplificatio, amplification, appreciation, appurtenance, broadening, build-up, cumulative effect, development, enhancement, enlargement, enlarging, expansion, extension, gain, growth, increase, increasing, increment, intensification, magnification, progress, proliferation, rise, something added, spread, supplement, widening
Associated concepts: augmentation of assets, augmentation of estate
See also: accession, accretion, addition, additive, adjunct, advance, aggravation, boom, codicil, continuation, cumulation, enlargement, exaggeration, extension, growth, increase, increment, profit, progress, prosperity, reinforcement, rider

AUGMENTATION, old English law. The name of a court erected by Henry VIII., which was invested with the power of determining suits and controversies relating to monasteries and abbey lands.

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A dual plane augmentation situates the implant partially beneath the outer pectoral muscle while allowing it to expand naturally into the breast tissue in the lower portion.
Shoulder width & chest circumference: Balance and proportion are hallmarks of a natural looking breast augmentation, notes Dr.
Each group has distinct considerations regarding a breast augmentation procedure, and for those who plan to have children in the future, the timing of the surgery should be carefully considered.
How does breast lift with augmentation differ from other breast-related procedures?
Now, with the FDA approval of INAMED([R]) Silicone-Filled Breast Implants, I am able to offer a broader range of options to all of my patients, many of whom are seeking breast augmentation surgery following significant life events such as child bearing.
I offer something that very few people were looking for when I first started but those that were looking for a non-augmented looking breast augmentation really didn't have other options and have been wonderfully happy and treasured patients.
Callaway specializes in project management and staff augmentation for clients ranging from Fortune 500 firms to start-ups.
To a certain degree, surgical techniques can also influence on how much cleavage results from an augmentation.
July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast augmentation, or enlargement, is the most frequently performed cosmetic plastic surgery procedure in the United States, but can also provide a vastly improved self-image for women born with conditions that result in undeveloped or very asymmetrical breasts.
Breast and buttock augmentation can help you to make a spectacular impression, but great results require a great plastic surgeon