Hi, I am 5'5 1/4 145lbs having a full TT and having a large softball sized lipoma from my shoulder in 2 wks time. I'd like to have my breasts fixed and at this time I'm a 34 D though I believe a lot of what I have is excess skin implants needed nor no? I've not yet asked my PS to do my breasts as per my other surgeries. However I want back my PRE baby body! I am 39 children are all 12yrs and older. I BF all 3 of them, I do have a small cyst in right breast (ultrasound /no problems w/cyst)THANKS!
Help Which Type of Surgery for my Larger but Sagging Breasts? (photo)
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Rejuvinating large sagging breasts with minimal scars
Thank you for submitting photos.
It appears you have sufficient breast volume to create perkier more youthful breasts without the need of implants or a vertical and infra-mammary scars. There is a new series of techniques developed using engineering principles to fully lift and anchor the female breast without all the disfiguring scars. You would be the ideal candidate for the Mini Ultimate Breast Lift technique. The only scars you would need would be solely around your areolas. The Mini UBL is not a Benelli lift. I welcome you to do your research.
This is a great start!
Addressing Sagging Breast After Breast Feeding.
Great question and a common problem. You have a very typical appearance after breast feeding. You have a significant degree of ptosis or sagging. The least you will need is a breast lift, which is also called a mastopexy. You appear to have adequate breast volume for your body. If you are interested in increasing your breast size, then an implant would be needed. Best of luck.
Dr. Berardi, M.D. Scottsdale, AZ
Help Which Type of Surgery for my Larger but Sagging Breasts
You need a full lifting with or without a small implant. Best to read all the posting here to see each opinion.
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Implants and Lift or Just a Lift
If you are happy with the size of your breasts, a lift is sufficient. If you want the breasts a little larger or more superior pole fullness, a small implant can be placed. The removal of skin for the lift will reduce the size of your breasts by a negligible amount. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
Web reference: http://www.hughesplasticsurgery.com
Looks like a lift will do
If you feel you are too large, a small reduction with a lift will do, or just a lift. You do not need implants.
I think that you can have a breast lift and get a nice result with decent volume. If you want to be larger then you will need implants.
Help Which Type of Surgery for my Larger but Sagging Breasts?
The breasts are low and the areola are large so you would definitely need a lift. If you would be happy with what looks like a C dup after the surgery then you probably do not need implants.
Implants or Not
I would guess that you do require a breast lift but it is hard to determine if you have excess skin and not excess breast tissue as well. This is best determined by physical examination. Whether your plastic surgeon will perform all these procedures will be up to him or her.
Best Breast Surgery for Me?
Thank you for the question and pictures.
I think you will do well with breast lifting (plus or minus breast augmentation) surgery. Exactly which operation will best meet your goals, will depend mainly on what your goals are. For example, are you looking to mainly lift the breasts on the chest wall or do you wish to lift the breasts and increase volume/fullness as well.
I would suggest that you communicate these goals with your plastic surgeon carefully. In my practice, I prefer the use of goal pictures to help with this communication process.
thanks for the post and the pics. You would do well to have a full breast lift. Your breast size looks fine for your frame. The decision to have implants is based on whether you want to have bigger, or just perkier.
This is something that most PS do commonly. Make sure your PS is comfortable with the amount of surgery at one setting.
This is something that takes me about 4-5 hours to do at one time which is considered safe if you are otherwise healthy.
smoking, aspirin and motrin should be avoided before surgery. A high fiber diet is also recommended since the pain meds used typically cause very difficult constipation.
Wish you all the best.
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