A woman’s breasts are an important part of her physique, one that can be a source of pride or even embarrassment. They can make her feel feminine or self-conscious, confident or shy. Because breasts are a key piece of a woman’s identity, breast enhancement surgeries have been a top requested procedure since they were first introduced. If you’re not happy with your breasts as they are, there are a few different ways they can be changed. Based on what you’re looking to do, there’s a breast procedure that’s right for your needs.
Lighten Up With a Breast Reduction
Breast reduction surgery is performed to alleviate the strain and discomfort associated with very large breasts. Women who have overly large breasts may face a long list of physical, emotional, and psychological problems as a result. From chronic back pain to breathing problems to a restricted lifestyle, these women are often looking for some relief. Also known as reduction mammoplasty, a breast reduction is a surgery that makes the breasts smaller and more proportionate to the rest of the body while maintaining a natural looking contour.
Performed as an outpatient procedure, breast reduction begins with general anesthetics and anchor-shaped incisions beneath the nipples and across the natural breast crease. Next, your plastic surgeon will remove the excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin necessary to achieve the desired results. In most cases, the nipple and areola will be removed and relocated to a higher, more natural position. Overly large areolae will be reduced in size as well, then the incisions will be closed and your procedure will be complete. Consult with a plastic surgeon if you would like to learn more about breast reduction and whether you are a good candidate for this procedure.
Look Younger With a Breast Lift
Breast lift surgery was designed to address the aesthetic concerns of women whose breasts have begun to sag. Loose skin around the breasts can lead to drooping breast tissue, usually a result of aging, weight fluctuations, pregnancy and breast feeding. Over time, especially under such circumstances, the breasts will lose shape and firmness, sagging lower on the body. A breast lift surgery can reshape the breasts and lift them to a more natural and youthful position.
The procedure is similar to a breast reduction, but fat and tissue will not be removed. All of the existing tissues will be reshaped once the excess skin has been removed. Your surgeon will tighten up the breasts and lift them, often making reductions in the size of the areolae as well. The nipples are typically relocated as well to keep the breasts looking as natural as possible. If you are unhappy with the size of your breasts, a breast augmentation can also be performed to increase their size and improve their shape. Many women combine these procedures to achieve their optimum results.
Enhance Your Curves With Breast Augmentation
Of course, a breast augmentation can be performed alone as well. As the most commonly requested type of breast enhancement surgery, a breast augmentation can do much to improve a woman’s self-confidence and self-image. Through the insertion of breast implants, this surgery is designed to enlarge the breasts, balance uneven breasts, improve the contour of the body, and create a more feminine appearance. There are many reasons that women seek breast augmentation surgery, but the end result can be life-changing.
Your plastic surgeon will begin surgery with a version of the same anchor-shaped incisions used during other breast procedures. However, your surgery may begin with an incision under the arm instead, depending on what type of implants you are receiving and where your surgeon has decided to place them. Some implants are placed under the breast tissue while others are placed under the breast muscle instead. Discuss the specifics of your own breast augmentation with your plastic surgeon to get a better idea of what to expect.
Discuss Your Breast Enhancement Surgery With Dr. Rubinstein
When you consult with Dr. Rubinstein about your breast enhancement surgery, he will use the VECTRA 3D Imaging system to create a 3D visual representation of your expected results. He will make the changes necessary to the original image and display an approximate result for you to see for yourself. This can be a useful tool when planning a breast reduction, breast lift, or breast augmentation surgery.
Contact Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Specialists, where Dr. Ran Rubinstein can help you to achieve the surgical results you desire.
To contact Dr. Rubinstein, please call 845-863-1772. Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Specialists is located at 200 Stony Brook Court #2 in Newburgh, New York.