Dr. Fortes offers breast augmentation, breast reduction, and breast lift procedures that can help patients achieve their desired aesthetic figure.
Additionally, these surgeries can be combined in a single or staged set of operations to achieve a final breast shape that meets your goals and establishes proportion to the rest of your body.
There are 3 different surgical procedures that have the potential to be combined.
Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure that enlarges the patient’s breasts to the desired size and contour. There are numerous reasons why women undergo breast augmentation surgery. Some women desire a larger cup size so that their breasts appear more proportionate to their physique. Others attempt to regain breast volume lost during pregnancy, lactation, or significant weight loss. Others may desire breast symmetry improvement after undergoing medical procedures that resulted in an asymmetrical appearance.
A breast reduction is a plastic surgery procedure that reduces the size and/or weight of large and/or heavy breasts to produce a more appealing breast contour that is proportionate to the patient’s body. This is accomplished by reducing the bulk and overall weight of the breasts. In addition to making the breasts smaller, lighter, and firmer by removing excess breast tissue, fat, and sagging, stretched skin, a cosmetic surgeon can also enhance breast symmetry and eliminate breast sagging.
Women may choose to undergo a breast lift for a variety of reasons. Some breast cancer survivors who undergo breast reconstruction may attempt to enhance their outcomes. Some women may desire to strengthen and tone their bodies after giving birth and lactating. Others struggle with the affects of time, genetics, and weight fluctuations on their breasts and seek an effective means of regaining a youthful appearance. Dr. Fortes provides effective breast lift procedures to meet patient objectives and reach aesthetic goals. Breast mastopexy, also known as a breast lift, is a surgical procedure used to reshape and elevate the breasts. This surgery can help restore the firmness and contour of sagging breasts. A breast lift will not increase or decrease the size of the breasts. Those who wish to change the size or volume of their breasts may also contemplate breast augmentation or reduction in addition to a breast lift.
A combination of breast augmentation and breast lift, also known as mastopexy, can assist women in attaining breasts that exhibit a fuller, rounder, and more youthful appearance, while also appearing perkier.
It is often recommended that women who desire breast enhancement to consider incorporating a breast lift procedure in order to reposition their nipples, which prevents the nipples from facing downwards. An implant can enhance the volume of the breast, specifically in the upper region, in cases where a breast lift alone may not fully achieve a woman’s desired aesthetic outcome. In order to eliminate surplus skin, incisions are made, which typically consist of one encircling the areola and another running vertically from the lower portion of the areola to the base of the breast. The implants are inserted through the same incisions and are usually positioned beneath the pectoral chest muscle. As with standard breast augmentation, it is worth noting that implants can either be made of silicone or saline.
Breast reduction and lift surgery is a two-part procedure that is conducted in a single surgery. During this procedure, excess fat and tissue are eliminated, followed by the elevation of the breast position. During the procedure, Dr. Fortes will extract fat and glandular tissue, followed by the removal of surplus skin and the subsequent tightening of the skin around the newly formed contour.
While it sounds odd to combine a reduction and an augmentation, the reality of this combination procedure is that the implant used in the “augmentation” portion is really utilized to enhance the shape of the breast more so than to simply add size. After removing fat and tissue, an implant is placed to provide sufficient volume and give the breasts a youthful and perky look. That combined with a breast lift provides an overall smaller breast (the reduction), but an aesthetic shape and volume (the augmentation) and a raised and tightened appearance (the lift).
If you feel that some combination of breast augmentation, reduction, and lift could be a solution to help meet your aesthetic goals, give Dr. Fortes a call today and schedule a consultation. We can go over all of the procedures, determine which are best suited for you, and start a plan to help you attain your physique goals as soon as possible. Call today!
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