Breast Surgery Guide
Natural factors like age, pregnancy, nursing, weight loss and skin elasticity can lead to changes in breast size, shape and firmness. Breast surgery aims to resize and reshape the breasts - and there are numerous aesthetic and reconstructive procedures that can help you reach your goals.
Articles in the breast surgery section have been written by medical professionals and will help you understand each type of breast surgery, how to know if you are a good candidate, along with covering possible complications and your recovery. _______________________________________________________________________
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast lift surgery will raise and reshape the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour. Breast lift surgery can be performed alone, or in combination with breast augmentation if you'd like to change your breast size. Breast Lift Surgery _______________________________________________________________________
Breast augmentation uses implants filled with saline or silicone to change the size and shape of the breasts. Breast augmentation can be performed along with a breast lift to improve the appearance of breasts that have sagged and lost volume due to pregnancy, breastfeeding or weight loss. Breast Augmentation. _______________________________________________________________________
Breast implants are used to enlarge the breasts during breast augmentation surgery. Made of a tough silicone outer shell, breast implants can be filled with either silicone or saline. They come in a variety of shapes, profiles and textures. The one that is best for you will depend on your body type, the placement of the implant and the look you are trying to achieve. Breast Implants
Extremely large breasts can cause back and shoulder pain as well as emotional issues. Breast reduction surgery makes the breasts smaller by removing excess fat, tissue and skin. Breast reduction can also be performed on men. Because it can help alleviate medical conditions like back pain, breast reduction is sometimes covered by health insurance. Breast Reduction.
Losing one or both breasts to breast cancer is a very difficult and emotional experience for many women. Thankfully, breast reconstruction surgery can help to restore natural breast appearance for women who have undergone a mastectomy. While a reconstructed breast won't have the same sensation as a natural breast, reconstructive surgery can restore the appearance of the breast. There are a variety of breast reconstruction techniques which restore the mound of the breast with implants or tissue from other parts of the body. The nipple can be reconstructed as well.
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