Breast augmentations with implants are among the most frequently performed aesthetic procedures in the USA. The procedure involves placing either saline or silicone implants above or underneath the pectoral muscles to enhance breast size. Breast augmentation results in a more appealing, attractive balance to your figure, and can increase your self-confidence and your quality of life.
Breast augmentation can be performed with your own fat when you would like to have only a slight increase in size, such a cup size bigger. Using your own fat extracted from areas that have local accumulation of fat makes your breasts feel and look more natural than if an implant was used.
Breast implants can be removed because the patients desires a different breast size, presents capsular contracture, discomfort, pain, uneven breast size or does not desire them anymore. In any case, removal of the implant is done, the implant changed, the capsule removed or a breast lift can be done if required.
The condition of your implants will determine which breast implant removal option is the best for you:
En bloc capsulectomy: refers to the removal of the capsule as a unit, in whole, preventing the implant from contaminating your surrounding tissue.
Partial capsulectomy: refers to the removal of part of the capsule. This is done to remove the scarred tissue around the implant.
Total capsulectomy: refers to the removal of all scar tissue from the breast and surrounding areas.
A breast reduction is a procedure that reduces the size of the breasts by removing skin, tissue, mammary gland and fat resulting in smaller, firmer and often lifted breasts. Large or heavy breasts can result in a number of health issues including: bad posture, neck pain, back and shoulder pain, rashes, bra straps that create grooves and defects into your shoulders. Women who had breast reduction usually regain their self-confidence and their quality of life is enhanced as their symptoms improve or disappear and they can wear clothes that they were not able to before.
Also called Mastopexy corrects the drooping or sagging of the breasts that can occur after pregnancy, weight loss and due to aging. These factors can affect the size and position of the nipple, which can also be corrected during your breast lift.
This procedure corrects the drooping or sagging of the breasts that can occur after pregnancy, weight loss and due to aging. If you want an enhancement in the size of your breasts and a breast lift, they can be performed at the same time or in two different steps.
This procedure provides you with natural results and better symmetry of the breasts when you have done a previous surgery to the breasts that you were not satisfied with the first time. We do our best to address any medical or aesthetic / cosmetic issues that you experience with your breasts.
Some women present breast deformities such as tuberous breasts, uneven and important asymmetric breasts. These conditions can be corrected with different procedures.
Breast reconstruction is performed after a mastectomy or lumpectomy required to remove cancerous cells from the breasts. These procedures are usually performed in one breast and leave the woman with a deformed chest. Breast reconstruction can restore the shape of your breasts and help you to feel like yourself again. There are several approaches for breast reconstruction surgery.
Tissue expansion: It is a lengthy process that will require many visits to your plastic surgeon. The skin of the breast is stretched to create a pocket for eventual placement of an implant. This procedure has a quick recovery time when compared to other approaches.
Breast implant: It may be placed to create a natural-looking breast right after the mastectomy. It can be done in combination with tissue expansion or flap techniques.
Flaps: This procedure uses your own tissues, muscle, fat and skin from your abdomen, back or buttocks to recreate the shape of the breast.
Tissue expansion: Tissue expansion is a lengthier process that will require more than one visit over a period of time. The skin on the breast is stretched to create room for an implant. This procedure has a good recovery time when compared to other methods used.
Breast implant: A breast implant may be placed to create a new, natural-looking breast. This may be done in combination with tissue expansion or flap techniques.
Nipple deformities such as large nipples, inverted nipples, large areolae can be uncomfortable for many. There are different procedures that can be address these deformities.