The Surgeon Minute

Breast Lifts & Augmentations: When Two Becomes One

Breast Lifts & Augmentations: When Two Becomes One

With technology and technique refining the means and methods of rejuvenation, it becomes easier for everyone to achieve the results they seek. More and more women are finding that the line between Breast Lifts & Augmentations is blurring. It is becoming safer and easier to endure two procedures at once — with no impediment to results.

By: Louis P. Bucky, MD
and Chris Knisley
ThePlasticSurgeryChannel.com

Types of Lifts

breast liftDr. Lou Bucky, a Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, explains that there are a lot of choices for breast lifts today:

  1.  The breast lift for the woman with plenty of breast tissue that just wants to be lifted.
  2.  The breast lift with an implant for the woman that wants not only to be lifted but to be fuller as well.
  3.  The breast lift with a re-appropriation of fat for the woman that doesn’t want to have implants but wants some upper pole fullness.

Seeing is Believing

vectre2 

Technology is changing the way surgeons communicate with patients. Imaging programs now allow surgeons to show patients what they might look like after any of the three lifts. It’s one thing to see before and after pictures of what these procedures look like on other women, but it’s quite another to see, with unprecedented precision, the potential of a new you.

With all options visible, women are equipped to make their most informed decisions. And what is it that women find to be of the utmost importance? Dr. Bucky admits: “Shape is dominant.”

The Importance Of Shape

Whether you’re going up or down, Lifts & Augmentations are reaching a level of sophistication that means women are getting exactly what they want. A variety of incision-types and augmentation techniques have provided surgeons with the means to rejuvenate the unique shape and size of any patient.

Beyond technology and technique lies aesthetic. And Dr. Bucky reiterates that the science behind a surgeon’s work should remain invisible in light of the art that is the female form. The breast lift otherwise known as a mastopexy, is still one of the more challenging procedures that surgeons do. Skin that’s stretched out must be made to act as an external bra; to lift, hold, and tighten.

 

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The Surgeon Minute

More in The Surgeon Minute

Breast Revision Surgery, with a Twist.

Breast Revision Surgery, with a Twist

Katherine StuartDecember 11, 2018

Your Breast Shape Determines Your Breast Augmentation

Katherine StuartDecember 6, 2018
Delaying a Facelift with EmbraceRF

Delaying a Facelift with EmbraceRF

Dawn TongishDecember 4, 2018
Reasons and Methods to Downsize Breast Implants.

Reasons and Methods to Downsize Breast Implants

Katherine StuartNovember 29, 2018
How to Find the Best Plastic Surgeon for Your Breast Augmentation.

How to Find the Best Plastic Surgeon for Your Breast Augmentation

Katherine StuartNovember 27, 2018
Sagging Skin After Massive Weight Loss Demands Plastic Surgery.

Sagging Skin After Massive Weight Loss Demands Plastic Surgery

Dawn TongishNovember 26, 2018
Sientra Breast Implants Are Back to Create Fantastic Results.

Sientra Breast Implants Are Back to Create Fantastic Results

Katherine StuartNovember 20, 2018

Modern Methods to Treat Hyperpigmentation

Katherine StuartNovember 15, 2018
Breast Reduction Surgery Improves Quality of Life.

Breast Reduction Surgery Improves Quality of Life

Katherine StuartNovember 15, 2018