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Case Study – Older Maximum Breast Reduction

  Background: Reduction of large breasts is one of the most common body contouring procedures in plastic surgery. It has been around in various forms for almost one hundred years. It is a uniformly successful procedure for reducing the back, neck and shoulder pain that typically accompanies large sagging breasts as well as positioning the Read More…

Shoulder Groove Fat Grafting in Breast Reduction Surgery

  Breast reduction is a combination reconstructive and aesthetic body contouring procedure. It relieves the musculoskeletal symptoms from large hanging breasts as well as lifts and reshapes it higher up on the chest wall. While it does so a the expense of anchor-pattern scars of some length, it is a tremendously effective operation for the Read More…

Case Study – Breast Reduction with Breast Lift

  Background: Breast reduction persists as one of the most common of all body plastic surgery procedures. Breasts that are too large  and heavy are common and ultimately the back shoulder and neck pain that they create is best relieved by making the breasts smaller and more uplifted. The improvement is musculoskeletal symptoms is as Read More…

GalaFLEX Mesh Use In Breast Lift Surgery

  Breast lift surgery has been around for almost a hundred years in a variety of different excisional patterns based on the amount of breast sagging. While the initial breast lift results can be very satisfying, many long-term results have lost some of that early luster. This is caused by the so called ‘bottoming out’ Read More…

Case Study: Healing and Scars From Breast Reduction Surgery

  Background: The treatment of large breasts has been done for almost one hundred years with a variety of surgical techniques. Despite the many techniques that have been used to create a smaller breast, the one that has stood the test of time is the inferior pedicle method. Also known as the Wise pattern (as Read More…

Case Study: Breast Lift with a Little Reduction

Background:  Breast reshaping surgery includes three basic manuevers, making the breast smaller (reduction), uprighting a saggy breast (lift) or adding volume.(implant vs. fat injections) They can be done alone or in almost any combination depending upon the patient’s aesthetic breast desires. Breast reduction surgery is very common and extremely effective at not only reshaping the Read More…

Top Plastic Surgery Searches in 2012

  On the final day of 2012, it is interesting to look back and see what some of the trends and interests were in plastic surgery over the past year. While plastic surgeons may perform the surgeries, the interest of patients drive the number and type of surgeries that are done. For this reason, it Read More…

The Sister Concept in Cosmetic Breast Surgery

  Cosmetic breast surgery encompasses a wide array of procedures from the placement of implants, lifts, reductions, liposuction and fat grafting. This is not to mention another list of potential changes that can be done to the nipple-areolar complex with or without concomitant mound reshaping. But what makes breast reshaping surgery a very unique collection Read More…

Case Study: Breast Reduction in Older Women

  Background:  A large breast size is well known to put a strain on back, shoulder, and neck muscles. The constant pulling of the breast weight across the shoulders strains the entire upper body. This is magnified when the large breast also have a large amount of ptosis or sagging, as most large breasts do Read More…

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