Why Dr. Franco?

A graduate of Beloit College with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Dr. Franco earned his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

Dr. Franco served his residency in Plastic Surgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. There, he was chief resident from 2010-2011. In 2011, he completed additional training at Chan Gung Hospital in Taiwan with a focus on microsurgery primarily in cancer reconstruction, followed by a fellowship at Gent University Hospital in Belgium where he specialized in breast reconstruction and fat grafting.

Choosing Your Plastic Surgeon

Deciding on the surgeon for your breast augmentation can be a difficult one. The good news is that there are a lot of qualified board certified plastic surgeons that can safely perform your surgery and give you a great result.

It is important to ask the right questions during your consultation:

  1. Is your surgeon a board certified plastic surgeon?
  2. Does your surgeon commonly perform this procedure?
  3. Where is the surgery performed?
  4. Who performs the anesthesia for the procedure?

Testimonials

"Dr. Franco is the BEST! He is kind, gentle and very accommodating. He is not intimidating and makes you feel so comfortable and at ease. I am 17 years old and had a breast reduction surgery. This is the best thing I ever did. It has boosted my self esteem and given me so much more confidence. I am no longer trying to hide behind cardigan sweaters and layers of clothing. I highly would recommend Dr. Johnny Franco to everyone."

"My experience with Dr. Franco was outstanding from beginning to end, I must say his level of professionalism was remarkable; He explained everything and was very detailed, he was very helpful and had a lot of patience answering all of my questions."

Blog

Silicone implants have become extremely popular in the U.S. since they were re-introduced in 2006. In my current practice the vast majority of breast implants used in breast augmentations are silicone. This is for several reasons, first, of which is

This is a great question as people who had saline implants placed years ago are at an increased risk for rippling compared to patients that have silicone implants. Silicone implants tend to have much less rippling than is typically seen

The simple answer is yes the implants can be moved over the muscle. The most common reason to move the implants above the muscle is in active patients that develop an “animation” deformity. An animation deformity is when the implant

Double bubble deformity is when the breast implant falls below the fold of the breast. The breast fold will create a line across the implant giving the appearance of two separate bubbles, one above and one below the fold. This

Breast augmentation is the number one aesthetic surgical procedure in the United States. This is because the vast majority of patients have a phenomenal result and are extremely happy with their results. If patients could change one thing after their

The current trend in breast augmentation is for a more natural result. There are several new additions to the breast implant family that makes this much easier for your plastic surgeon to help you achieve this goal. One the use

The current trend in breast augmentation is for a more natural result. There are several new additions to the breast implant family that makes this much easier for your plastic surgeon to help you achieve this goal. The type of

This is a very common question as one of the most common requests in terms of end result after a breast augmentation is a “Full C”. This is helpful in initiating your discussion about your procedure with your plastic surgeon,

Welcome to our new Breast Augmentation blog.

Our Services

Breast
Augmentation

Breast Augmentation

Deciding on the surgeon for your breast augmentation can be a difficult one. The good news is that there are a lot of qualified board certified plastic surgeons that can safely perform your surgery and give you a great result.

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Breast Lift

Breast Lift

There are three types of lifts that are possible for patients, and they are all very good for the correct patients.

There is no one lift that is perfect for everyone.

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Breast Lift
with Implant

Breast Lift with Implant

Breast lift with an augmentation (mastopexy augmentation) is an incredible procedure that can dramatically improve the shape and size of a woman’s breasts.

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Breast
Reduction

Breast Reduction

A breast reduction is a breast lift that also removes some of the excess breast tissue to help patients achieve the size that fits their body.

Many of the patients that I see...

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Breast Revision
Surgery

Breast Revision Surgery

Revisions are relatively rare after a breast augmentation, but if they could change one thing after their augmentation it would have been to go bigger. The majority of women that have breast augmentation...

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Breast
Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction

Rippling is more common with breast reconstruction than with a breast augmentation because the majority of the breast tissue has been removed. This leaves very little buffer between the implant and the skin.

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