Breast Augmentation without Breast Lift

breast aug liftMost women that come to our practice requesting a breast augmentation do very well with that procedure alone. Some women however, also have some breast sag and believe that a breast augmentation alone will impro....Read More

The Periareolar Breast Lift

Plastic surgeons performing cosmetic procedures always wish to get the best aesthetic result while creating minimal and well hidden scars. The periareolar breast lift (mastopexy)  allows the nipple position to be elevated while reducing the areolar diameter (when needed). This technique only uses an incision placed around the outside edge of the areola of the nipple. However, this approach does h....Read More

Breast Augmentation with Breast Lift

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed in the United States. In 2012 there were over 286,000 breast augmentations performed; an additional 89,000 breast lifts were performed – many of these in the same women. This combined procedure is more common among women who have had pregnancies or undergone major weight loss. In our practice we see many wome....Read More

Does a Breast Lift Change Breast Size?

A breast lift or mastopexy is designed to lift and reshape the breasts to a more aesthetic form and improve (raise) the breasts up on the chest. The object is to raise the breast tissue up the chest wall, reshape the breast to improve projection and form and reposition the nipple to the front or apex of the breast and finally to minimize any asymmetries between the two sides. In the strictest sens....Read More

Will a Breast Lift Decrease Breast Volume?

A breast lift alone does not appreciably reduce the breast volume. When performing a breast lift alone the breast tissue is repositioned and reshaped to improve the appearance and form of the breast. There is a small amount of skin removed but that volume is minimal – usually less than the volume of a ping pong ball. Thus the actual size and volume of the breast remains essentially the same. ....Read More