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Useful information on breast aesthetics and silicone implants.

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. One of the most common reasons for breast...

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 medical needs. Alongside shape and size,...

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 are some of the reasons why women take up to...

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 women who breastfeed. It is a period of...

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, chronical conditions and infections.

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 throughout 2022. While the pandemic has presented...

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 injected into another area of the body, in the...

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 was founded in 1986 in Dieburg, Germany, and...

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. We developed the IMPLANTS OF EXCELLENCE...

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 health organisation and consult your healthcare...

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 2020, the chances of finding yourself on the...

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 interest for our patient community.

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 procedures performed in 2018, representing a 6%...

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. Promoting environmental corporate...

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 patient. However, such variety of choices can...

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 profoundly influence self-esteem and wellbeing.

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. Fortunately, you will not have to make that...

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 undergo breast screening tests. Learn more...

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 surgeons and patients. For your convenience,...

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 self-examination techniques can help you detect...

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 most women may still breastfeed just fine,...

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 procedure.

We gathered some of the myths to...

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 that is right for you. However, cup 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 same reaction is triggered when a foreign...