What is breast augmentation?

Augmentation mammplasty is the surgical procedure that utlizes breast implants to increase a woman's desire for fuller breasts or to simply restore breast volume to her breasts after a pregnancy or weight loss.


What is a breast lift?

A breast lift surgery is for women who want to restore their breasts to a more youthful, perky appearance. This procedure is also referred to as a Mastopexy.


When a surgeon performs a breast lift, he or she will raise and firm the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the breast's surrounding tissue. This will allow the breasts to be reshaped and to support a new breast contour.


What is a breast reduction?

Women with overly large breasts are the usual candidates for breast reduction surgery. Oversized breats often cause chronic neck and back pain as well as emotional stress. A Breast reduction procedure can alleviate these isues.


Reductiom mammoplasty is a fairly common procedure that is specifically designed with one goal in mind: reducing the size of the breasts by a substantial amount. This is accomplished by excising fat, skin, and glandular tissue.



Are these procedures safe?

There is no such thing as "risk free" plastic surgery. As with any form of invasive surgery, there comes an inherent set of risks that can't be avoided.


To learn more about the latest advancements in plastic surgery, you will need to speak directly with a plastic surgery who is board certified as a specialist in the type of surgery you are seeking.


How can I find out if a surgeon is a specialist in a particular procedure?

The American Society of Plastic Surgeon's is the best resource for finding a board certified surgeon in your area. You can find out his or her education, training, and specialties.