Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure that add or restore volume to the breast with the placement of a breast implant. Breast Augmentation may also be used in conjunction with other breast enhancement surgeries such as breast lift or breast reduction to achieve the best possible result. Overall, women who undergo breast augmentation surgery are very satisfied with their result.
Breasts that are large and hanging cause not only psychological concerns but also significant physical changes of the shoulders, spine, breathing capacity, exercise, tolerance and sensation. Breast reduction surgery removes extra tissue and fat from the breast to reduce back and shoulder pain, reduce the breast size, correct posture, and improve the patients overall lifestyle.
Breast lift surgery, also known as mastopexy, is a plastic surgery procedure that lifts the breast. In many cases, a mastopexy can be combined with a breast augmentation. Mastopexy surgery reshapes and lifts breast that have become saggy due to pregnancy, nursing, and age.
This technique can be used in many breast sizes. The nipple is always attached and allows for more cleavage, however, it does not preserve lactation.
This technique can preserve the possibility of lactation but it is
limited in the amount of reduction.
The nipple is attached with minimal scaring.
This technique can be used for large breasts and can maximize blood supply In some cases. The nipple always attached.
The incision is around the areola, the skin is advanced with a fine scar in a circular shape. This technique is good for small lifts.
This has an incision around the areola and down towards the inframammary fold. This technique will lift and shape the breast, however, it may require scar revision.
The wise pattern, also known as upside down "T", is the most commonly used pattern as it is the most versatile and predictable for any size breast.