Breast Lift

Why Do Breasts Sag?

The progressive loss of collagen and elastin in the breast tissue is very natural and very common among women, and it can ultimately produce a “drooping” or “sagging” effect in the breasts. This condition is called breast ptosis, and it can affect individuals at mild, moderate, or severe degrees. Breast ptosis can also develop at varying stages of life due to the fact that it can be caused by a number of distinct factors, including: The natural aging process Fluctuations in weight over time Pregnancy Breastfeeding Excessive exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays Heredity Inconsistent bra support Smoking Breasts that are…

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Will Pregnancy Change My Body Forever?

Although there are many changes that happen to a woman’s body as a result of pregnancy, not all of these changes are necessarily permanent. For example, some women may notice their feet seem slightly larger after they’ve had a baby. This is usually related to the swelling that occurs during pregnancy, so most women’s feet will go back to normal over time—but some women may actually have to go up a shoe size, moving forward! Other common physical changes include stretch marks, changes in breast size and appearance, and excess skin in the abdominal region. Pregnancy is no small feat…

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Will I Need to Replace My Breast Implants?

Although most patients who have had breast augmentation surgery are satisfied with their results for many years, it is possible that you may wish to replace your breast implants after a while. However, the reasons for choosing to have breast revision surgery are varied and can include: Capsular contracture Implant rupture Switching from silicone to saline (or vice versa) Increasing implant size Decreasing implant size Removing breast implants A common misconception is that breast implants need to be replaced every ten years. The reason behind the confusion is likely due to a report released by the U.S. Food and Drug…

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Can I Get a Lift With My Breast Reduction?

If you are considering a breast reduction to improve your quality of life, you might also wish to enhance the overall appearance of your breasts by having them lifted. The good news is that a breast lift is technically included as part of breast reduction surgery. Most patients interested in a breast reduction are seeking to alleviate the discomfort caused by large breasts, including the resulting back and neck pain they can often cause. The procedure involves removing a significant amount of excess tissue and skin, reshaping the breasts, and repositioning the nipple — generally creating a lifted appearance. It…

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How Can I Get a Breast Lift Without Scars?

In the majority of cases, a breast lift requires one or more incisions to reduce skin laxity and elevate the breasts to a higher, more youthful position. As a result, many women considering this procedure worry that the resulting scars will be highly visible. So is a breast lift without scars possible? Incision-less mastopexy (breast lift surgery) has yet to be developed, but it is possible to minimize the appearance of scars until they are barely noticeable. Dr. Thomas Lintner, our board certified plastic surgeon, uses the most advanced breast lift modalities available to reduce the size of the incisions….

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