While it is no surprise that breast implants top the list of cosmetic surgeries for women, it may be somewhat of a shock to find that breast lift procedures are growing at twice the rate of breast implant procedures—increasing 70% since 2000.
At Kaufman , we too are seeing this trend. More women are seeking to enhance the look of their breasts by using the tissue they already have. A breast lift (also known as a mastopexy) includes removing the excess skin and tightening the tissue to reconfigure and support the breast.
Should You Have a Breast Lift?
This surgical procedure is best suited for women who have lost the shape and fullness of their breasts due to childbirth,
The reality is that not every woman will be 100% satisfied with her results after breast enlargement surgery. Thankfully, if you aren’t happy with your implants or are experiencing a complication, a skilled surgeon can help you get the look you really want. Here are some common reasons why breast augmentation revision may be a good idea.
1. Implant Malposition Common implant malposition complaints include pronounced asymmetry, synmastia (implants positioned too closely together), and “bottoming out” (implants that sit too low on the chest wall). If your previous surgeon didn’t give you an ideal result, breast augmentation revision can correct these common malposition complaints, creating perfectly positioned breasts.
2. Ruptured Implant While today’s breast implant options have a stellar safety record,
One of the great ironies of dramatic weight loss is that after all the hard work is successfully done, sometimes patients still face a frustrating problem: excess skin that distorts their hard-won results. Here are three of the best body contouring procedures that can help reveal the slimmer, trimmer you that may be hiding below excess skin.
1. Tummy Tuck Abdominoplasty, more commonly known as a “tummy tuck,” is a procedure that permanently removes excess fat and skin from the stomach while also tightening loose abdominal muscles. Using an incision that can be easily hidden by bathing suits or underwear, the tummy tuck carefully flattens the lower abdominal region for significant long-term results in post-weight loss patients.