Breast surgery is for women who are unhappy with the appearance of their breasts. Reasons for breast surgery can include the desire to have the breasts appear even in size and shape. Some women choose breast surgery to correct disfiguration from breast cancer or pregnancy.
If you would like to enhance the size, contour, and feel of your breasts, breast implants mightbe right for you. The goal of breast augmentation is to create fuller, natural-looking breasts that increase your self-confidence and help your clothes fit better.
Reconstruction of the breast is one of the most rewarding surgical procedures for women. Newer techniques and procedures make it possible to create a breast that is similar in form and appearance to a natural breast. Almost any woman who must lose a breast to cancer is a candidate for reconstructive breast surgery.
Pregnancy, nursing, and the effects of age and gravity can cause breasts to lose volume, sag, and change shape. Breast lift (or mastopexy) raises and reshapes sagging breasts to make them firmer. Patients undergoing mastopexy also often have the darker skin surrounding the nipple (or areola) reduced.
Pregnancy, nursing, and the effects of age and gravity can cause breasts to lose volume, sag, and change shape. Breast lift (or mastopexy) with implants raises and reshapes sagging breasts. It also can make small breasts firmer and fuller.
Large, heavy breasts can prevent your clothes from fitting properly and can make you feel self-conscious. They can cause back, shoulder, and neck pain as well as poor posture. Sometimes they even can prevent you from participating in sports or other physical activities.
One in 3 American men has enlarged breasts (or gynecomastia), sometimes with enlarged or puffy nipples. It is usually caused by hormonal changes and can occur during infancy, adolescence, or as a result of aging.
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