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Useful information on breast aesthetics and silicone implants.

Beautiful breast, beautiful body – are they the same all around the world?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2024-04-30

Beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder. Across the globe, beauty is marked by individual taste, but it is also profoundly shaped by cultural norms,...

International Women's Day - Interview with POLYTECH CFO Maria-Johanna Schaecher

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2024-03-08

In December 2023, Maria-Johanna Schaecher was appointed as CFO of POLYTECH. Maria –who initially joined POLYTECH as Interim Manager– is a seasoned...

Breast reduction - WITH breast implants?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2024-02-19

While Breast Reduction and Breast Augmentation with implants seem to be contradictory procedures (one to reduce size and one to enlarge), it is not always...

Prophylactic Mastectomy: Understanding and Reducing Breast Cancer Risk

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2024-01-15

Breast cancer prevention and early detection have greatly evolved in recent years.

On the one hand, we are witnessing increased media coverage and improved...

What is capsular contracture? Can I do something to prevent it?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2023-11-08

When a breast implant is inserted to the body during breast augmentation or breast reconstruction surgery, the body's immune system recognises it as a...

Breast cancer and breast reconstruction: basics with the experts

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2023-10-01

Every October, as part of our commitment to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we dedicate our efforts to inform, educate, and empower individuals in the fight...

Our commitment to patient safety – Today, September 17, is World Patient Safety Day

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2023-09-06

What is “World Patient Safety Day”? The “World Patient Safety Day” is an initiative by the WHO (World Health Organization) and is celebrated since 2019. By...

What do breast augmentation patients ask about? You can read the most common questions about breast surgery and breast implants at POLYTECH

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2023-07-11

Every year at POLYTECH, we respond to thousands of questions and inquiries from breast surgery patients and surgeons worldwide. Our commitment to patient...

What do you know about breast augmentation and plastic surgery trends and statistics?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2023-05-10

How does the post-pandemic aesthetic surgery market look like? What plastic surgery procedures are most in demand? In this blog post we will review some of...

Breast implant base shape: why base shape matters

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2023-04-25

While size tends to get the most attention, other characteristics of the breast implant, such as its profile shape and base shape have an important role in...

Supporting the patient journey: a snapshot of POLYTECH’s social media community

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2023-03-21

As a global leader in breast aesthetics, we have been supporting patients on their journey to feel their best for over 35 years. We believe that all patients...

Breast Augmentation Surgery Incisions—Common Incision Placements

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2023-02-01

During your consultation, your surgeon will walk you through the three main decisions: 1. Which implants are recommended for your needs. 2. The implants’...

Different considerations and options for breast implant positioning

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2023-01-03

If you are interested in breast surgery with implants, it is important to know the different positions where breast implants can be placed. By learning about...

What are the main methods for breast reconstruction?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2022-10-03

Breast reconstruction is a field of plastic surgery dedicated to restoring the breast shape.

This can be due to congenital problems, accidents or diseases....

Breast Implants materials and Surfaces – what types are there?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2022-09-14

Whether in augmentation or in reconstruction surgeries, surgeons use implants to enhance the breast, according to their patient’s personal preferences and...

What do you know about Breast Implant Revision Surgery?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2022-06-23

Having a breast aesthetic surgery is not a decision to take lightly. Health and wellbeing, aesthetic results, associated costs, and possible complications...

Breast Rejuvenation: beautiful breasts after pregnancy and breastfeeding

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2022-05-19

Pregnancy is considered to be one of the more powerful experiences for women, both physically and emotionally. This special period is life is extended for...

Tips For Sleeping Well After Breast Augmentation

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2022-03-21

A good night's sleep is important not only for feeling rested and refreshed, but also for allowing our body and mind to regenerate, helping fight diseases,...

2021 indicates record demand for breast aesthetics globally

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2022-02-22

With more than 2 years of pandemic experience behind us, it can be carefully assumed that covid-19 (in one form or another) will remain with us also...

What is fat grafting and how is it used in breast aesthetics?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2022-01-24

Autologous fat grafting (also known as fat transfer or fat injections), is a surgical procedure in which fat is grafted from one area of the body and...

The POLYTECH story - 35 years of ‘Quality you can feel’

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2021-12-06

In 2021 POLYTECH celebrated its 35th anniversary. Now an international leader in breast aesthetics, with a global footprint in over 80 countries, POLYTECH...

What do you know about the POLYTECH warranty: The IMPLANTS OF EXCELLENCE Programme?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2021-11-14

As a leading manufacturer of breast and body contouring implants, all our implants are manufactured with the utmost care and are of exceptional high quality....

Do mammogram screening tests change when you have breast implants?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2021-10-01

Early detection is extremely important for a favourable prognosis of breast cancer patients. It is important to follow the recommendations of your local...

Important information you need to know when self-examining your breast

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2021-10-01

While breast cancer continues to affect 1 in 8 women in high income countries, with a total of 2.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer globally in...

Informative and educational content – the NEW POLYTECH website is here!

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2021-08-03

As a global leader in Breast Aesthetics, we are committed to patient education, providing informative and educational content on the various topics of...

The History of Breast Aesthetics

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2021-01-19

According to the latest ISAPS survey statistics, Breast Augmentation continues to be the most common plastic surgery procedure, with more than 1.84M...

This year we do not cut down trees – We plant them!

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2020-12-21

We firmly believe that as a global company we have an obligation to contribute to protecting the environment and regenerating limited natural resources....

Avoiding information overload: What should I know about breast surgery and how to identify a good source of information?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2020-12-02

We are living exciting times for aesthetic consumers: there is a wide variety of options for consideration per the personal aesthetic preferences of each...

Tubular breasts – are breast implants the aesthetic solution?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2020-11-23

Breast shape, size, and symmetry can play a significant role in a woman’s femininity and confidence. Appearing during puberty, tuberous breasts can...

Round or anatomical implants: What is the difference? Which is best for me?

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2020-10-21

Choosing a breast implant is an important decision that ultimately depends on your individual preferences, as well as your physical characteristics....

Breast screening with breast implants

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2020-10-01

Early detection is key for positive prognosis of breast cancer. For that reason, it is recommended for all women, including women with breast implants, to...

Breast Augmentation: the most common questions

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2020-08-31

As the only German manufacturer of breast implants, with over 30 years of experience, POLYTECH is continuously responding to questions and inquiries from...

Your guide to Breast Self-Exam

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2020-03-15

Early detection is key for early treatment and better prognosis for breast cancer patients. You are best familiar with your body, and utilizing correct...

Breastfeeding after breast augmentation: what you should know

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2020-01-29

One of the most common questions women ask before breast augmentation is whether or not they will be able to breastfeed after surgery. The good news is that...

Breast augmentation recovery – tips to make it easier

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2019-11-20

In this article, we will share some breast augmentation recovery tips to make your journey easier.

About “Mommy Makeover” cosmetic procedures

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2019-11-20

A “Mommy Makeover” is a combination of procedures designed to regain the pre-pregnancy body or improve post-partum physical changes.

How to help a loved one with breast cancer

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2019-10-01

One in eight women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime, which can greatly impact the lives of those affected, their family and friends.

All you need to know about breast health and breast reconstruction

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2019-10-01

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in women, affecting 1:8 women in a lifetime on average.

Breast implants and mammograms

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2019-04-15

Breast implants and mammograms: what you should know

Gluteal Augmentation

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2019-04-04

Gluteal / Buttock augmentation, is it for me? How is it performed?

Breast Augmentation Myths

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2018-10-08

Breast augmentation continues to be the world’s most popular cosmetic procedure*. Despite its popularity, several myths continue to surround this common...

Breast implants and cup sizes

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2018-06-08

Why breast implant manufacturers do not indicate cup sizes?

Cup size is one of the common indicators for describing breast size or for choosing the bra size...

Capsular contracture

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH 2018-06-08

What is capsular contracture? Can I do something to prevent it?

Within its natural healing process, our body creates scar tissue around a wounded area. The...