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Perfect Bra For Sagging Breasts
Not usually: It is important to support the breast to limit sagging. However, many factors influence sagging. The larger the breast the more sagging even with support. The quality of the skin is important as are hereditary factors that are not in your control. It is always better to wear support. ...Read more
Not likely: The benfit of using bras to support your breasts is most likely going to be during the day when you are standing up and the weight of your breast pull on the ligaments that support your breasts. Using them at night will not do much, but you may find it more comfortable to use a bra if you have large sagging breasts. ...Read more
Some of the reasons: 1. Large breasts — large breasts sag much more than small breasts from the gravitational effects --- 2. Weight loss — especially multiple weight gains and losses --- 3. Heredity — to some extent it can be familial or hereditary. ...Read more
Depends in degree: For mild degrees of fullness and early sagging liposuction and its various forms (ultrasonic, power assisted, radiofrequency, etc) may help to diminish the size and help skin contraction particularly in a young individual. More advanced forms will require surgical excision of excess skin which may leave more noticeable scars. ...Read more
Lift vs Augmentation: If your volume is adequate than you may need a lift. If you require more volume that an augmentation my do the trick. Some patients require both to make the breast more youthful. Lifts are done by removing skin this will result in a scar. You can see typical results on line at asps. Org. ...Read more
Difficult: Giving ptotic breasts a more youthful appearance without a bra is difficult without surgery. Surgical results can be very good with mastopexy +/- augmentation. Mastopexy alone can improve shape but the breast will appear slightly smaller and significant upper pole fullness is difficult to achieve without augmentation in addition. See a board certified plastic surgeon for more details. ...Read more
Depends: Many women who lose large amounts of weight will complain there breasts now sag. Looking back they probably sagged at the heavyweight but were fuller. Large, un-augmented breasts usually to sag. Gaining back the weight may add fullness but is not likely to lift the breasts. ...Read more
Breast lift: A mastopexy, or breast lift, procedure can elevate your sagging breasts and create a more youthful appearance, while restoring the fullness in the upper breast area. This procedure will also re-position your nipple-areolar complex to a more natural position as well. ...Read more
No it is not: When you are 57 and have sagging breasts you have developed a degree of gynecomastia which is male breast tissue. This can be weight relsated or to a type of medicine or just soemthing thast develops. It can easily be corrected with outpatient surgery or to eleiminate the offending drug. ...Read more
Breast implant /lift: Deflation of your breasts after childbirth or weight loss can be treated by either removing the excess skin with a breast lift or adding volume to the breast with a breast implant. Often a combination of the two procedures, known as mastopexy augmentation (breast lift with implant), is needed to fully address both the excess skin and loss of volume. ...Read more
I am scared whether my future husband will be turned down with my sagging breasts. Is there any exercises to make it firm?
Saggy breasts: Need to see a plastic surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Minimal help: Sagging breasts is a common problem. Toning up the chest muscles (known as the pectoralis) will give some help but no enough of a difference. The only way to get lift sagging breasts is the get a breast lift or mastopexy by a plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Breast Lift: There are no effective nonsurgical treatments for breast ptosis (sagging.). ...Read more
No: The problem is in the eye of the beholder. ...Read more
No: There are no non-invasive ways to lift the breast. ...Read more
Can skipping lead to sagging breasts and menstrual problems examples a lesser flow or something of that sort
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Yes: The most common technique is referred to as a mastopexy or breast lift. Sometimes implants are used to fill out the skin. Generally the breast skin is tightened by removing excess loose skin and re-shaping the breast. The usually results in small scars around the nipple, and sometimes on the underside of the breast depending on the amount of skin to be removed. ...Read more
Depends on timing: If you have recently given birth, or recently stopped breast feeding, give you body time to recover. Sometimes, waiting is all that is needed to provide edequate improvement. If you have waited, and still feel your breasts are too saggy see a board certified plastic surgeon. Many types of lifts exist, and which works for you will depend on your anatomy. Best to wait until you are done having kids. ...Read more
Breast feeding is ok: With the help of time & gravity all breasts will eventually sag. Factors that contribute to breast sagging include smoking cigarettes, a woman's body mass index, number of children she has given birth to, breast size prior to pregnancy & genetics. Breast feeding is not considered a major factor when it comes to breast sagging. ...Read more
A combination: Of a lift and or implants.Get a more detailed answer ›
What causes sagging breasts and is there anything non-surgical you can do to fix this in a thin man?
Gravity. No.: Sagging breasts are not usually a problem in thin men who have always been thin so I am going to assume that you mean in a man who was heavier than he is now. Sagging of the breasts in men or women is due to an excess of skin relative to the amount of breast tissue. To correct this in men, skin reduction is the only way to correct this imbalance and surgery is the only way I know to remove skin. ...Read more
I'm 22, and suddenly started getting horrible sagging breasts. What is the treatment and how can I firm them. It makes me look horrible?
Breast Lift: An exam is needed to see if you are a good candidate for breast lift or aurgmentation. Make sure you see a plastic surgeon. ...Read more
I'm 27 and have an 8 yr old child. I don't plan on having any more kids. I have sagging breasts now. What options do I have to lift them?
Accept or operate: Unfortunately, after a pregnancy, many women find that their breasts are not as firm as previously, and neither massage nor skin creams are effective in correcting this, but a good supportive bra, especially during exercise, is important to prevent further damage. Online "Bra Fitting Guide" may be helpful. If you want true lifting, consult a cosmetic surgeon with specialty in breast surgery. ...Read more
Stay the course: There is not much of anything that can be done except stay the course. Months after you have stopped and your breasts have stabilized, autologous fat grafting is great for restoration of volume and form. ...Read more