Breast Augmentation, also known as breast enlargement, is a plastic surgery procedure which uses implants to enhance the size and shape of the breasts. Breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed today, and it continually produces satisfied and extremely pleased patients.
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Breast implant exchange is a procedure which involves the removal of previous implants, and replacing them with new ones. This procedure is frequently used today to exchange older saline implants for the more natural feeling silicone gel implants. Breast implant exchange may also be performed to remove and replace older implants which have encapsulated or become displaced.
Breast implant revision surgery is a cosmetic procedure performed to correct and improve previous breast augmentation surgeries.
Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
The Mastopexy, more commonly referred to as a breast lift, is a surgical procedure designed to lift sagging tissue on the chest. Breasts may begin to droop after pregnancy, breast-feeding, with weight loss, or due to the normal aging process. During a Mastopexy, excess skin and fat is eliminated, the breasts are raised to a youthful level, and when needed, the nipples are repositioned. A breast lift can be performed alone, or combined with a breast augmentation to restore a youthful physique.
Women with large, pendulous breasts can experience a variety of issues, including discomfort during physical activities, back pain, and shoulder strain. A large chest can also cause embarrassment and a loss of self-esteem. The breast reduction procedure is designed to decrease the unwanted tissue, creating a more proportionate chest for a woman’s frame. If necessary, the nipples can be repositioned during the breast reduction procedure, creating an aesthetically pleasing chest.
Gynecomastia refers to the development of large male breasts. The situation may be triggered by hormone fluctuations, certain medications, and illness; although in some cases, the cause remains unknown. A male breast reduction can restore a flat, masculine chest through an excision of excess tissue, liposuction, or a combination of both techniques. The outpatient procedure requires little downtime and scarring is well hidden within the body’s natural curvature.
Myth #1: I like my friend’s breast augmentation. If I go to the same surgeon and have the same implant, I will get a similar result.
Breast Implant Exercises are a vital part of the breast augmentation recovery process. Performing these exercises help to assure that our patients who receive smooth, round, submuscular saline or silicone implants will have soft, full and natural appearing breasts after surgery.