What is Breast Enhancement?
Women displeased with their breast size or shape may elect breast enhancement surgery, also known as a mammoplasty. The most common mammoplasty procedures include breast augmentation, breast lifts and breast reductions. Breast augmentation procedures are the most popular cosmetic surgery in the U.S. year after year.
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Breast augmentation surgery involves inserting an implant into the breast to increase breast cup size. Though his Denver patients frequently choose breast augmentation for the sole purpose of enlarging their breasts, it is often performed after weight loss or pregnancy, which can alter breast shape and size.Read More
Patients undergoing a breast augmentation may select implants filled with saline or silicone. Saline breast implants consist of a sterile saltwater solution filling within a silicone outer shell. Saline implants are FDA approved for women over the age of 18.When performing a saline implant augmentation, the surgeon inserts a deflated implant and then pumps...Read More
Patients may choose either saline or silicone breast implants for their breast augmentation. Silicone implants contain a firm silicone gel filling that, according to many, is similar to the feel of human fat and imitates the natural breast tissue better than saline implants. A report by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery says...Read More
A breast lift, known as a mastopexy in medical terminology, is a procedure that elevates sagging breasts when excess skin causes the breasts to drop from their original position. The particular type of surgical procedure and technique used for a breast lift depend on the degree of sagging, the shape of the breast and other factors. These are issues discussed by patient and surgeon beforehand.Read More
Breast reduction surgery reduces the size of overly large or disproportionate breasts by surgically removing spare breast tissue, fat and skin. Sometimes it is necessary to reposition the nipple-areola complex, which can also involve adjustments in size, shape and pigmentation.Read More