breasts

 

BREAST RECONSTRUCTION

A staged procedure performed on patients who desire immediate or delayed reconstruction following mastectomy for breast cancer or family history of breast cancer. This procedure allows our physician to use  patients own tissue or implant/tissue expander to create a new breast mound. The results of breast reconstruction can aid in a patients self-image, self-confidence and overall outlook on life. SEE EXAMPLES

BREAST AUGMENTATION

This surgical procedure enlarges women’s breasts with placement of saline or silicone filled implants. It increases size and projection of the breasts. The outcome allows women to feel better about their appearance in clothing, lingerie and swimwear. SEE EXAMPLES

BREAST LIFT

A mastopexy repositions the breasts and nipples to restore a more youthful appearance of the breasts. It gives women back what gravity has taken away. SEE EXAMPLES

FAT TRANSFER/GRAFTING

This procedure will remove a patient’s own fat generally from the abdomen and thighs to re-implant it where needed. It is commonly used in buttocks augmentation, breast augmentation and as a facial filler.

BREAST REDUCTION

This procedure reduces the size of a woman’s breasts by removing excess breast fat, tissue and skin to achieve a breast size proportionate to her body. This procedure can assist in alleviating symptoms of pain and discomfort as well as emotional discomfort and self-consciousness associated with having large breasts. SEE EXAMPLES

GYNECOMASTIA

Another term, breast reduction for men. Removal of excess breast fatty tissue either through liposuction or excision to reduce the size of the breasts.