Breast Augmentation and Lift
in Huntsville, AL
Many women seeking breast enhancement will find that they have breast droop that can affect the quality of their results. If breast sagging is left untreated at the time of a breast enhancement procedure, patients can develop complications in the future such as double-bubble deformity or their implants bottoming out. If you are looking to increase the volume of your breasts but have mild to significant breast sagging present, a combination breast augmentation and breast lift may be right for you.
When to Consider a Combination Procedure
After PregnancyWomen who seek breast enhancement procedure following pregnancy are typically looking to restore lost volume. Empty, deflated breasts often appear not only because a lack of volume but also because the breast tissue is sagging.
Following Weight LossWomen may notice a significant decrease in the size and volume of their breasts following weight loss. This may be accompanied by poor breast shape caused by drooping, undefined breasts.
Women Over 40As you age, your breast tissue becomes weaker, and many women begin to experience ptosis. These women may also wish to restore youthful volume that they may have lost over the years.
What Can Impact Your Breast Augmentation and Lift?
What Are the Benefits of Combining Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift Surgery?
What Are Your Concerns?
Frequently Asked Questions
Dr. Wilson usually places breast implants behind the muscle for breast augmentation alone and also for breast augmentation with a lift.
A breast lift treats sagging tissue by removing excess skin and reinforcing the remaining tissue using internal sutures. The breast lift restores tissue firmness and provides additional implant support.
Breast augmentations and breast lifts are performed as outpatient procedures with the patient under general anesthesia to ensure comfort and safety.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation and a breast lift can be performed safely in one procedure. These procedures complement each other well, and a combination can be useful when wanting to avoid multiple surgeries.
Breast augmentation with a breast lift procedure is a great option for women who would like to add volume to their breasts while also restoring their youthful contours. You may be a good candidate for a breast augmentation and breast lift combination procedure if you:
- Are in good overall health
- Do not smoke or are willing to quit for some time
- Have skin ptosis in your breasts
- Would like to enhance your breast volume and shape
- Desire to restore youthful breast contours
- Would like to restore pre-pregnancy breasts
The size and contours of the breasts can be significantly affected by weight fluctuations. Unhealthy eating and exercise habits can cause changes in the breasts, so try to maintain a healthy diet and exercise plan to control weight fluctuations. Also, dramatic weight loss or decrease in body fat percentage after your breast surgery will have detrimental effects on your breast appearance as well.