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Case Study – Donut Breast Lift with Implants

  Background: Many breast augmentation patients present with some degree of breast ptosis. When combined with the number of women that are of the belief that an implant can lift up their sagging breasts, it can be a surprise when the concept of a breast lift is discussed as needed with their implants.. While the Read More…

Case Study – The Lifting Effect of Breast Implants

  Background: Many women who present for breast augmentation have varying degrees of breast ptosis or sagging. Some have the belief that a breast implant has the capability to lift the sagging breast and avoid the need for some type of breast lift. Unfortunately this is almost never the case much to the chagrin of Read More…

Case Study – Vertical Breast Lifts with Implants

  Background: The sagging of the female breast is a common sequelae to age, pregnancies and weight loss. The shape of a woman’s breast is rarely a static structure over their lifetime being subject to a variety of forces that work to make the breast mound lose its shape. Stretching of the mound skin and Read More…

Case Study – Breast Implant Replacements with Vertical Lifts

  Background: Breast augmentation patients present with a variety of breast shapes that may necessitate additional procedures other than just the placement of an implant.Such is the case with sagging of the breasts. While many patients think that an implant will lift a sagging breast, this is not so. While it is true that nipple Read More…

Galaflex Mesh in Breast Lift Surgery

Correction of the sagging breast with various breast lift procedures is an important part of breast rejuvenation surgery. Many different types of breast lift procedures have been described over the past century and all involve the use of skin removal and breast envelope tightening to create their effects. Unfortunately the thin breast skin is well Read More…

Case Study – Combination Breast Implant and Lift Surgery

  Background:  The breast is subject to many changes from the influences of time, gravity, pregnancy and fluctuation in weight. But whatever the cause the changes are very typical, loss of breast volume and sagging. Efforts to reverse these negative shape changes are also very consistent through the addition of volume and lifting and tightening Read More…

The Evolution of Breast Lift Scars

  Breast lifting is often needed in breast augmentation surgery when the nipples sits at or below the level of the inframammary fold. While there are four different types of breast lifts, the most effective of them involve the excision and tightening of skin beyond the areola on the lower pole of the breast. Breast Read More…

Case Study – Large Breast Implants with Vertical Lift

  Background: Breast sagging can be treated by either the use of a lift or an implant. A lift works by removing sagging skin and physically moving the nipple upward. Any lifting effect of an implant comes from tissue expansion with an outward and upward push. In many cases of breast sagging both a lift Read More…

Case Study – Vertical Breast Lifts with Implants

  Background: Sagging of the breasts is a common result from pregnancies and weight loss. The loss of breast volume withdraws the support of the overlying breast skin leading to collapse of the breast mound. The breast mound then falls over the fixed inframammary fold creating a sagging breast appearance. The classification of breast sagging Read More…

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