Breast Enhancements

Breast Revision

Also known as breast implant replacement. Breast implant revision surgery, which commonly involves removal and/or replacement of saline or silicone breast implants, is performed to change the size or type of your implants and to correct any complications from your primary breast augmentation. The overall goal is to restore a youthful breast contour and appearance.

When to consider breast revision:

  • Your saline breast implants have deflated or an X-ray or MRI suggests your silicone implant has a shell leak
  • If you want to change your implant/breast size
  • If you have tightening of the scar tissue around the implant (capsular contracture) or your breast implants have shifted in position
  • If your breast tissue has changed as a result of skin stretching or weight loss/gain

For more information visit The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Breast Augmentation

Also known as augmentation mammaplasty, breast enlargement or breast implants. Breast augmentation surgery increases or restores breast size using silicone gel implants, saline implants or in some cases, fat transfer. One of the most popular and frequently performed aesthetic surgery procedures, breast augmentation has a long and successful track record in satisfying women who wish to enhance, regain or restore balance to their figures.

When to consider breast augmentation:

  • If you want a better proportioned or more appealing figure
  • If you wish your clothes fit better
  • When pregnancy, weight loss or aging has affected the size and shape of your breasts
  • To restore symmetry if one of your breasts is smaller than the other

For more information visit The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and The American Society of Plastic Surgeons


Breast Implants

Also known as augmentation mammaplasty, breast enlargement or breast implants. Breast augmentation surgery increases or restores breast size using silicone gel implants, saline implants or in some cases, fat transfer. One of the most popular and frequently performed aesthetic surgery procedures, breast augmentation has a long and successful track record in satisfying women who wish to enhance, regain or restore balance to their figures.

When to consider breast augmentation

  • If you want a better proportioned or more appealing figure
  • If you wish your clothes fit better
  • When pregnancy, weight loss or aging has affected the size and shape of your breasts
  • To restore symmetry if one of your breasts is smaller than the other

For more information visit The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and The American Society of Plastic Surgeons.


Breast Lift

Also known as mastopexy and breast lift surgery. A breast lift addresses sagging and uneven breasts, decreased breast volume and drooping nipples and stretched areolas (the darker area surrounding the nipples), recreating a youthful shape and lift to your breasts. If there is too little or too much breast volume, a breast augmentation or breast reduction might be recommended in addition to a lift. Every year, thousands of women undergo successful breast-lift surgery, experience no major problems and are pleased with the results.

When to consider a breast lift:

  • Pregnancy, nursing, gravity, weight gain or loss, normal aging, and heredity have taken a toll on the shape of your breasts, resulting in sagging
  • If your surgeon thinks that breast implants alone are unlikely to achieve the contour you desire
  • If the tissue surrounding the nipple or areola has become stretched

For more information visit The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and The American Society of Plastic Surgeons


Breast Reduction

Also known as reduction mammaplasty. The goal of breast reduction surgery is to reduce the size of your breasts and reshape them so that they are proportionate to the rest of your body and are no longer a source of physical discomfort. This commonly requested, predictable procedure has the dual benefits of improving your appearance while relieving the physical and emotional burden of overly large breasts.

When to consider breast reduction:

  • If your breasts are too large for your body frame and create neck, back, or shoulder pain
  • If you have heavy breasts with nipples and areolas (pigmented skin surrounding the nipples) that point downward
  • If one breast is much larger than the other
  • If you are unhappy and self-conscious about the large appearance of your breasts

For more information visit The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and The American Society of Plastic Surgeons.


Male Breast Reduction

Also known as Gynecomastia. The goal of gynecomastia treatment is to reduce breast size in men who are embarrassed by overly large breasts. Reduction methods include liposuction, cutting out excess glandular tissue or using a combination of liposuction and excision. If you are treated by a board-certified plastic surgeon, gynecomastia can be effectively and safely improved or corrected completely.

When to consider gynecomastia treatment:

  • If you are reluctant to remove your shirt in public, to swim, to participate in sports or to exercise at a gym.
  • If you want to improve your overall body proportions.
  • If you experience psychological discomfort associated with large breasts.
  • If you want to increase your social confidence.

For more information visit The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.