Is full front and back midsection lipo + mastopexy and augmentation all at once a good idea?

I'm scheduled to have a mastopexy + silicone augmentation + full abdominal and full back lipo (12 areas) at the same time, is this safe to do all at once?? P.S. I'm also and out of state patient. Thanks!

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Is full front and back midsection lipo + mastopexy and augmentation all at once a good idea?

Hello dear, thanks for your question and provided information as well.. The breasts may lose their elasticity and firmness which can be caused by different factors such as pregnancy, massive weight loss, lactation and aging. To reaffirm the breasts and restore the natural look your surgeon can perform a mastopexy or breast lift. A breast lift restores a firmer, perkier, and more aesthetically pleasing shape to sagging breasts. This not only can improve a patient’s appearance by restoring her youthful, feminine proportions, but  also help bras and swimsuits fit more comfortably and attractively. By removing excess, stretched out skin, reshaping the breast tissue, and raising the nipple & areola into a more forward position, a cosmetic surgeon can create a more youthful breast contour. Stretched, large areolae can also be reduced during breast lift surgery, creating an overall better proportioned, natural looking breast, Actually the perkiness on a person or another, depends on patients skin and breast tissue… Breast augmentation surgery increases or restores breast size using silicone gel implants, saline implants or in some cases, fat transfer. One of the most popular and frequently performed aesthetic surgery procedures, breast augmentation has a long and successful track record in satisfying women who wish to enhance, regain or restore balance to their figures. At the first 3 to 5 months, it is too soon to determine how your results are going to be, per now, they look very nice and beautiful, you can have one bigger than the other, feel swollen and also have bruises and open wounds, it is normal and that can happen for the first 3 to 4 months until your implants have settle in. I recommend you to wait and keep using your post surgical bra, that will help you with the shape and support…

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I appreciate your question. Multiple procedures are frequently performed together as long as the patient is in overall good health and cleared for elective surgery by her primary care doctor.  Without examining you in person, difficult to answer this question.  Discuss with your surgeon best and most safe approach to move forward. The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam. Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative plastic surgery. Best of luck! Dr. Schwartz Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Director-Beverly Hills Breast and Body Institute #RealSelf100Surgeon #RealSelfCORESurgeon

Combination surgical procedures?

Generally speaking, combination surgical procedures are done routinely.  However, you are wise in being concerned about the safety of combination surgery; risks/possible complications do increase with increased length of surgery… You are also wise about having concerns about having surgery performed out of state; important issues such as follow-up and management of complications are of great concern.

 It is best to evaluate each patient's suitability for combination surgery on an individualized basis. During this consultation process, after a complete history and physical, the SAFETY  of combining these surgical procedures becomes of paramount importance.  Plastic surgeon, anesthesia provider, duration of surgery, surgery facility all important  considerations. Your best bet: choose your plastic surgeon very carefully; everything else including  good judgment/advice/planning, anesthesia provider and safe surgery facility will follow. Best wishes.


No one over the Internet can really answer this questions without examining you. If you don't have a lot of fat in these areas, and the physician is fairly fast, it could be very safe. If you have a lot of fat and the procedure will take several hours, it might be best to separate into 2 sessions. Ask your surgeon how long he is expecting this procedure to take. Also, consider choosing a surgeon in your area so you can keep all your follow up visits, and he/she can deal with any potential complications.

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