Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure done to enlarge the breasts. A breast implant is either inserted behind the breast tissue or behind the chest muscle. There are two types of implants, one is saline (salt water) and the other is silicone gel (memory gel). The saline implant has more of a firmer feel and the silicone gel resembles more of a natural breast tissue. View the latest news and information on Breast Implants here.
Breast reduction is a surgical procedure to reduce the size of large pendulous breasts that are disproportionate to a woman’s body. Breast reduction improves breast size, shape and the associated conditions of large breasts, which can include: back, neck and shoulder pain caused by the weight of excess breast tissue, shoulder discomfort and indentation from bra straps, restricted physical activity due to breast size and the associated discomfort, skin irritation beneath the breast crease and more.
Gynecomastia is a procedure to remove excess fat, glandular tissue of an over developed man's breast. Causes of gynecomastia range from heredity to taking certain types of medications. A man's chest can be most improved by removing the excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue. Liposuction can also be used if there is unwanted fat deposits that need to be remove
Breasts often change over time, losing their youthful shape and firmness, this can result from: pregnancy, breastfeeding, weight fluctuations, aging, gravity and heredity. A breast lift raises and firms the breast by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support a more youthful perky breast. Sometimes the areola becomes enlarged over time, these can also be reduced with a breast lift. A breast lift can rejuvenate your figure with a breast profile that is youthful and uplifted.
The excess skin is removed and the nipple is raised to its proper location. Occasionally, an implant is used to restore the size and contour as well.