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Will A Breast Lift Correct Breasts That Are Far Apart
If a woman were to get a breast lift because of sag, but with no implants, do they count as fake breasts?
No: A breast lift is not the same as breast implants. "fake" is a term you never have to use, regardless of which choice you make. You have choices, including doing both a lift and implants. Take a friend with you to your plastic surgery consult, ask to see photographs of each option. Take time to contemplate which option will be best for you before committing. Okay to go for two opinions. Be well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will a lumpectomy leave my breasts dramatically uneven? Will a lumpectomy really removed that much tissue that i will need to consider padding my bra to keep things looking symmetrical? What are the most common options for reconstructive surgery on breast
Can i get a breast lift at the same time as my breast reduction? My breasts are very saggy as well as being too large. Can i get a breast reduction and a breast lift at the same time?
Are there limitations on how small the breast can be made during a breast reduction surgery? I have extremely large breasts and i want to get down to an a cup. Can breast reduction surgery make my breasts this small?
Ask Plastic surgeon: The question, 'can it be done' is easily answered in the affirmative.But the main concern with someone wanting to be an 'a' cup is that their frame i.e.Chest circumference and width will be relatively too big and they will look flat chested unless they are a size 26-30 inch chest circumference.On average a 34-36 inch chest circ patient needs a 'b' cup volume.So before you get set on a cup'a' see md. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
No: There are no non invasive ways to lift the breast. ...Read more
Yes and no: Breasts are composed of glandular tissue (usually firm) but contained within a fatty matrix (soft). Depending on the relative density of the breast parenchyma relative to the distribution/volume of fat, the breasts can greatly vary in consistency from firm to soft. However this should be relatively symmetric, consistent and homogenous throughout the breasts. Localized firmness requires evaluation. ...Read more
Can I have a breast lift at the same time as breast implant removal? I'm having breast implant removal, but am concerned about sagging. Is it possible to have a breast lift at the same time?
Absolutely: Except for complicated cases with ruptured silicone gel implants, it it usually possible to remove the skin excess with the breast implants and provide a more shapely breast. This is similar to breast reduction surgery when breast tissue is removed and a lift is performed. Be certain to seek an experienced, board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Breast augmentation? How does breast augmentation work and is it real expensive?
Would breast augmentation be better than implants because its more natural?
Cost depends: The cost for breast augmentation will vary depending on geographic location, type of implant, and type of anesthesia. The national average is $5, 975. In my practice most patients spend $5, 000 for a silicone breast augmentation under general anesthesia as an outpatient. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Varies w technique: First off, if you have never attempted, it is not known if you are capable of nursing at all. This may not be a possibility. Assuming you can nurse the potential to interfere as a result of a mastopexy will vary with the extent of the surgery. Whereas a crescent lift may have a very low risk ( <5%). A more traditional lift with resection and implants may have a much higher 15-20% rate. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can an areola reduction be performed at the same time as other breast alteration surgeries? My breasts have been gradually sagging for a little while. (gravity is starting to take hold.) now, my areolae seem to be getting bigger or longer. My doctor says
Absolutely. : Absolutely. In fact, the areola diameter is nearly always reduced during a breast lift or breast reduction surgery. However, over time, the areola size and shape may change. The areola nearly always stretch back to a larger size. This is highly dependent on the quality of your skin, and since you are considering a lift, that means that your skin has the propensity to stretch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My breasts are getting smaller after weaning from breastfeeding. Smaller than pre pregnancy weight. Is there anything I can do aside from implants?
Breast size: Unfortunately post pregnancy hormones are gone fat tissue in the breast gets depleted momentarily the breast will look smaller. Rest as she was also stretched by the hormones in the body getting ready to breast-feed this leads to sagging breasts in some might look like smaller breast ...Read more
Is it true that n testing a lot of lumps in breast that you can not have whole breast ultrasound? Im being scheduled for a double mastectomy instead
ABUS: Automated breast ultrasound (abus) is a new technique that involves scanning the entire breast; however, this is a screening test that compliments mammography, especially for women with dense breasts. If you have many lumps, a diagnostic ultrasound is most appropriate. Regardless, we need more info to answer your question--it's unclear why you need a double mastectomy & how this could relate to us. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does sex make your breast grow and would occasionally massage my breasts but not for as long as some breast enhancement massages say to. Is it the sex causing it?
Unfortunately NO!: I not aware of any study that shows that breast growth is a function sexual activity. Libido may be i directly related to testosterone levels but that would theoretically be associated with less breast mass. Similarly massage is unlikely to have any true effect on breast size. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
? for radiologist or breast surgeon. I have fibrocystic breasts. Can a complicated breast cyst that is taller than wide, still be benign?
Yes,: Complicated cysts are almost always benign. "Taller than wide" is relevant for solid or complex masses, not cysts. ...Read more
Are there any alternatives available after a breast implant removal? I am having a breast implant removal because it made my breast much larger than i wanted. I know i will not be happy with my original breast size either. What other solutions are there f
If breast implants are removed, what is the probability a lift will be necessary?Implants were size 395
It depends: If you had a nice breast shape before you had implants - with no droop - then the odds are good that you can avoid a lift, if you have normal skin elasticity. But if you had pre-existing droop, have droop now, or just have decreased skin elasticity, you may well benefit from a breast lift. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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