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Houston Plastic Surgeon Adopts Fifth-Generation Breast Implant

Nov 8 2012 12:00AM

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LogoThumbnailSam M. Sukkar, MD - Houston Plastic SurgeonTracker

HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 11/08/12 -- Dr. Sam Sukkar, a practitioner of Houston plastic surgery, has always operated with the goal of high-quality results. Sukkar Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, his surgical practice, emphasizes to patients the importance of board certification, education and training, experience, and an accredited surgery facility. Dr. Sukkar's adoption of the innovative Sientra breast implant is evidence of this emphasis, as the practice continues to maintain their commitment to the latest advancements in technology and technique in cosmetic enhancement.

The Sientra breast implant is an alternative option for women seeking breast augmentation. Newly approved by the FDA, the Sientra implant is a form-stable, silicone-gel implant and is considered a fifth-generation implant of its type. One notable aspect of the implant is that only board-certified surgeons are able to work with Sientra, reinforcing Dr. Sukkar's belief that the experience and education of a patient's surgeon is vital when deciding upon a plastic surgery practice. Sientra breast implants come in a variety of basic shapes -- round, round based, oval based, and classic based -- but as a result of the state-of-the-art material used, the implant can be further customized by the surgeon. To allow for this level of customization, Sientra kept the aspects of profile, proportion, and projection in mind during the developmental process. The ideology of the implant rejects the notion of one-size-fits-all that can lead to an unnatural appearance for patients.

Dr. Sukkar believes that the ability to tailor and contour the shape of each implant to align with the individual goals of his patients is a marked improvement over more traditional implants. With Sientra, patients will experience implants that are resilient in holding their shape while simultaneously retaining a soft and flexible quality that provides a natural look and feel. As a board-certified Houston plastic surgeon, Dr. Sukkar is proud to be able to continually provide his patients with the best the field has to offer.

About Sam Sukkar, MD

Dr. Sam Sukkar, a board-certified plastic surgeon, is a graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge where the Baton Rouge Medical Society named him "Premedical Student of the Year," and he was honored with a Charles E. Coates Scholarship. He received his medical degree at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his training in General Surgery at the University of Texas Hermann Hospital in Houston at the Texas Medical Center. During his tenure there, Dr. Sukkar was awarded the Thomas D. Cronin Fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery. Afterward he entered the Division of Plastic Surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois where he received his training in aesthetic plastic surgery. Dr. Sukkar is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the Houston Society of Plastic Surgery.

To contact Sukkar Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, visit their website at drsukkar.com or call 888-746-7886. The center's office is located at 1616 Clear Lake City Blvd, Suite 102, Houston, TX 77062. The center's Facebook page can be found at facebook.com/sukkarplasticsurgery.



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