Breast Procedures

Breast Enhancement/Augmentation

Desire: To establish a more full and enlarged appearance of the breast.

Procedure: After a thorough discussion and examination by your physician, a personal treatment plan will be determined.

Involves the surgical placement of an implant in either one or both of the breasts.

Helps to enlarge a breast that may be naturally small.

Helps to restore a breast that has reduced in size over time.

Ideal for those individuals who desire a more proportioned bust line.

Recovery: Usually back to work in 4-6 weeks.

Breast Lift

Desire: To have a more youthful, uplifted or “perky” appearance of the breasts.
Procedure: After a thorough discussion and examination by your physician, a personal treatment plan will be determined.

Lifting and re-shaping sagging breasts by removing and tightening of excess skin and tissue.

Combined with implants to enlarge and lift.

Usually done as an outpatient surgery.

Recovery: Usually back to work in a week.

Breast Reduction

Desire: To alleviate neck, back and shoulder pain due to excessive breast size and reshape breasts to be more natural in appearance.
Procedure: After a thorough discussion and examination by your physician, a personal treatment plan will be determined.

Involves the removal of excessive tissue, fat and skin of the breasts. Includes reshaping for a more natural appearance, while limiting surgical scars to the lower part of the breasts.

Generally an outpatient procedure.

Recovery: Typically 2-4 weeks.

Breast Reconstruction

Desire: To regain the natural appearance of the breast after breast removal due to cancer or other diseases.
Procedure: After a thorough discussion and examination by your physician, a personal treatment plan will be determined.

It may involve more than one operation for reconstruction of the breast mound and nipple. There are many reconstructive options including skin expansion and insertion of an implant or reconstruction using patient’s own tissue from the back or abdomen.

Reconstruction may be performed immediately after a mastectomy.

May be an inpatient or outpatient procedure.

Recovery: Varies due to treatment options.