What can be done to address excess skin the place typically known to be "bra fat?"
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Possible Mommy Makeover with Augmentation Mastopexy
A Mommy Makeover is a combination of procedures to bring a woman’s body back to the way she looked prior to pregnancy. Most commonly some variation of a #TummyTuck and #BreastSurgery are performed. Additional procedures can include liposuction, umbilical hernia repair. The most common #breastprocedures include #mastopexy or #breastlift, #breastaugmentation, or #breastreduction. The intentional result of a Breast Lift (#Mastopexy) is to improve the shape and position of the breast without reducing their size. It is used especially for breasts which sag or droop (#ptosis) as a result of aging, weight loss, pregnancy, or breastfeeding. However, many women report more satisfaction if an implant is used at the time of #mastopexy. The implants further shape their breasts, restoring superior fullness or volume which may be decreased over time.
In regards to implants alone, this is usually said to be mistake by patients reflecting back at the decision. Most breasts will look larger and more droopy with solely implants. They will sag more and sooner, due to the sudden and excess weight. At times it's possible for a “Snoopy” breast or double bubble to develop as a result.
Your procedures should always be performed by a #PlasticSurgeon who is board-certified and has a great deal of experience specializing in cosmetic #surgery. You will then greatly improve your chances of getting the result you desire, and, without the need for a revision surgery. It is suggested that you look at before and after photos of the surgeons actual patients, and read patient reviews. Gathering all of this information will help you make a well-informed decision.
Back fat and excess skin
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Excess skin anywhere on the body can only be ameliorated by excision.
Bra line tissue
Combining procedures is possible, but there are limitations for most surgeons. I prefer to limit elective surgeries to about 5 hours and try to minimize the areas that will be healing to help optimize the healing and recovery process. You will need to discuss your specific goals with your plastic surgeon to come up with the best operative plan and sequence that will benefit you the most.
Massive weight loss - surgery for bra fat
- Congratulations on your major weight loss - a great achievement.
- Usually the excess skin after weight loss in the chest area needs with an extended breast lift, or a J-lift or a back lift - or a combination of these.
- It depends on where the loose skin lies and how much of it there is
- You may also need a lower body lift, not a tummy tuck.
- A lower back lift can be done with an upper body lift and/or breast surgery, if surgery can be done in less than 6 hours, total.
- It sounds as though a consultation is your next best step to see what should be done and if it can be done all at one time.
- Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.
What can be done to address excess skin under the bra line?
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