Following their surgery, Breast Reduction patients are some of the happiest patients in our practice. After years of neck, back and shoulder pain, skin rashes, poorly fitting clothes and trouble exercising the surgery opens up a whole new world.
Breast Augmentation continues to be the most popular Plastic Surgery procedure in the US. Given the large numbers of women with breast implants, it stands to reason that there will be some women who will want or need some type of revision.
The goal of Breast Reconstruction following mastectomy is to restore balance, symmetry and shape to the breasts. Sometimes this can be achieved with surgery on one breast alone, sometimes it requires treatment of both.
A Breast Lift is designed to lift and reshape the breast. The normal appearance of the breast has the nipple and areola at the apex of the dome of the breast and pointing forward. In many cases as the breast loses elasticity the nipple and areola begin to face downward with a certain degree of stretched skin.
The term Mommy Makeover has crept into the Plastic Surgery vocabulary in recent years. It doesn’t refer to specific procedures but more to the approach to post-childbearing changes in both the breasts and abdomen.