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When In Doubt, Should You Add a Breast Lift to Your Augmentation?

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Women considering a breast augmentation may be wondering if they should add a breast lift as well. The answer will depend on a number of factors, such as your goals, skin elasticity, age and others. So, how can you tell if you need a breast lift? Drooping vs. Deflated Breasts The first thing to consider Read More.

3 Tips for an Easier Recovery after a Breast Lift with Augmentation

After your breast lift with augmentation, expect to focus on resting and relaxing for several days before starting to work your way back into your normal routine. In the meantime, there are lots of easy things you can do to make the process as smooth as possible, including these three top breast lift recovery tips. Read More.

How a Breast Lift with Reduction Can Boost Your Breasts

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If the size of your breasts keeps you from doing certain exercises, playing sports or even wearing certain clothes, there is a breast enhancement combo procedure that could help. Take a look at just a few of the benefits of a breast reduction and lift to see it could be right for you. 1. Part Read More.

Breast Lifts with Augmentation: 3 Questions You Should Ask

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Updated October 2018 Are you thinking about pairing a breast lift with augmentation, but aren’t sure which options might be right for you? Before making a decision, ask these three questions at your cosmetic surgery consultation. 1. How Many Breast Lift with Augmentations Have You Performed? First things first, you’ll need to choose the right Read More.

Breast Lift, Breast Augmentation or Both?

Updated for 2019 Many women automatically assume that “breast enhancement” translates directly to “getting breast implants.” As effective as breast augmentation can be, that doesn’t mean that getting implants is the only option for improving your figure. When can a breast lift be the better option instead? Benefits of Breast Implants The most obvious benefit Read More.

How to Enhance Your Breasts without Implants

Although there are ways to boost your cup size without implants, many of my patients want to enhance their natural breast shape without increasing their existing volume at all. Let’s look at how a breast lift may be the perfect solution to improve the look of your breasts without augmentation. Is a Breast Lift Right Read More.

Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift

For women in Florida, going from days on the beach to enjoying the variety of nightlife we have to offer means an added emphasis on looking your best. This is one reason why breast augmentation is so popular in the Tampa and St. Petersburg areas. Many women who visit my practice are surprised to find that they may get better results from an augmentation if combined with a breast lift. How are these two procedures different? And when should they be combined?

Looking Your Best

Women have unique challenges when it comes to breast appearance, as the placement and volume of the breasts can be affected by pregnancy and nursing. Even without children, age and activity level can impact breast appearance. Breasts commonly shift to lower placement on the chest, and can develop a “deflated” look due to this lower placement combined with volume loss.Many women visit me thinking that breast implants can resolve these issues. While implants definitely add volume, they won’t change the placement of the breast. For higher, fuller breasts, a breast lift is necessary.

Combining Efforts

During a breast lift, your existing breast tissue is reallocated, placing the breasts up higher and reshaping to eliminate volume loss from the upper breast. Including implants during this procedure will create a fuller, more dramatic profile. The short version of all this comes down to one thing: If you just want larger breasts, augmentation is the answer. If you want your breasts to look perkier and more youthful as well, you may want to include a breast lift at the same time. If you’re not sure which is right for you, schedule a consultation with me at my Tampa office and we’ll work out a strategy that’s designed to help you look your best.