More commonly referred to by patients as a, "boob job," breast augmentations involve using implants or fat transfers to increase bust size, restore breast volume after weight loss or pregnancy, achieve a more round breast shape, or improve breast asymmetry. Breast augmentation is a great procedure for those seeking to:
For patients with more severe sagging of the breasts, a breast lift may be needed. It is possible for both procedures to be performed at the same time, but a separate operation may be necessary.
Breast implants may also be used for breast reconstruction after mastectomy or injury.
A breast lift raises the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour. Breast lifts can also improve the size of an enlarged areola.
A breast lift is meant to rejuvenate your figure with a more youthful and uplifted breast profile, but will not significantly change the size or fullness of your breasts.Patients seeking to increase breast size can consider also having a breast augmentation performed. Those seeking a smaller bust can consider also having a breast reduction performed.
Breast reduction is a procedure that removes excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size more in proportion with your body and/or to alleviate the discomfort associated with excessively large breasts (macromastia).
Gynecomastia surgery reduces breast size in men, enhancing the chest contours. Gynecomastia is a condition of overdeveloped or enlarged breasts in men that can occur at any age.
The condition can be the result of hormonal changes, heredity, obesity or the use of certain drugs. Gynecomastia can cause emotional discomfort and impair your self-confidence. Some men may even avoid certain physical activities and intimacy simply to hide their condition.