Do you need surgery?

Naked Woman Laying in BedHow do you know if you will need a breast lift, a breast reduction or breast enlargement to correct sagging to create your breasts more young looking? Questions and answers about breast lift surgery remains popular search parameters on my site. Additionally it is a top concern for individual consultations in my practice. Breast surgery is consistently in the Top 5 procedures for women requesting cosmetic surgery according to The American Society of Cosmetic Dentistry. There are specific procedures that are more successful in addressing these physical findings. Let us start with the “pencil test” because it’s a simple and a noticeable way to tell if breast lift surgery may be of help to correct this condition. The pencil test helps to identify true sagging. Place a pencil under your breast in which it’s attached to your chest and if your nipple hangs below the pencil when you sit or stand, then you might consider a breast lift.
True sagging or drooping of a woman’s nipples canĀ Rodent Control Palm Bay FL occur after pregnancy or as a result of any dramatic weight gain/loss. True sagging refers to the location of the nipple position under the crease beneath your breast. I don’t recommend breast lift surgery if nipples are over the crease or in the level of the crease. Breast enlargement is usually sufficient to correct the sagging breast contour in most cases, where the nipples are above the crease. The natural position is roughly one half to three-quarters of an inch above the crease. Positioning the nipples any greater than this could lead to an odd breast look. The size of the areola may also be lowered during the procedure if desired by the individual.
Breast enlargement or breast reduction can be considered to modify the size, shape and contour of the breasts, when a breast lift would not be indicated to achieve the desired improvement. As with all breast surgery, size is a personal choice and all options should be discussed during your consultation with your surgeon. Breast surgery is frequently part of the combined procedures commonly referred to Mommy Makeovers, along with abdominoplasty or tummy tuck. Mommy Makeovers are intended to address undesired physical changes that may persist following pregnancy.

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