The 5 Types of Breast Surgery
Loving her body helps a woman feel sexy and confident, whether she is curvy, lean or somewhere in between. And a woman’s breasts may help her feel attractive (or self-conscience) depending on their size, shape, position and how well she feels they flatter or detract from her overall physical appearance.
Breast surgery, when performed by an experienced and skilled plastic surgeon, can help a woman feel good about her body, by enabling her to change the shape, size and even the position of her breasts. Today, breast surgery is considered a routine medical procedure that is not only safe, but also becoming more and more affordable, with financing options to help offset the cost.
In this article, Macomb County plastic surgeon Dr. Ali explains the five types of breast surgery that a woman can elect to have, to improve her bust line.
Breast Reduction Surgery
Women with breasts that are too large for their body can experience serious health issues, from pain in the upper body, back and neck to posture problems that can become quite serious as they age. Due to its positive health impact, breast reduction surgery is becoming quite common, because it can help change the lives of women at any age so they can enjoy a more active lifestyle, free from pain.
And, the good news, is that many health insurance plans cover breast reduction surgery, if deemed “medically necessary” based on the overall health impact of the surgery.
Breast Lift Surgery
Over time, breasts of any size and shape will naturally begin to droop and lose their youthful appearance. Age, gravity, pregnancy, nursing and even heredity can cause the breasts to lose their elasticity and droop and sag.
Breast lift surgery can help restore and enhance the breast’s position and shape, and reduce the signs of aging. In addition to the breast being lifted and tightened, the procedure removes excess skin. The surgeon can also repositions the nipple higher on the breast for a perkier look.
Breast lift surgery can be performed with or without augmenting the breast with implants, if the patient would like the breasts to also appear fuller or larger.
Breast Augmentation Surgery (Implants)
Breast augmentation surgery is also referred to as breast implant surgery or breast enhancement surgery. In this procedure, the natural breast tissue is supplemented with inserts made from silicone or saline called implants.
Breast implant surgery can enhance the bust line of any women who feel their breasts are too small due to heredity, weight loss, or aging – all of which can impact a woman’s self-esteem.
Nipple Correction Surgery
Many women choose to have their nipples cosmetically corrected for a more pleasing appearance. Nipple Correction Surgery can solve a variety of nipple concerns from puffy, protruding, oversized or inverted nipples to altering the size and shape of the entire areola.
Nipple surgery can be performed alone – or along with additional breast surgery for enlargements, reductions, lifts or reconstruction.
Breast Reconstruction Surgery
For women who survived breast cancer, as well as women who have experienced physical chest trauma or burns, breast reconstruction surgery can help restore a better quality of life and renew their self-esteem.
Technological advances have given surgeons like Dr. Ali the ability to not only restore a patient’s beautiful female shape but to also preserve breast sensitivity which allows her to enjoy more natural sexuality.
And, with the 1998 passing of the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act, all health insurance plans are required by law to cover breast reconstruction surgery – including breast implants – for patients who endured a mastectomy or lumpectomy due to cancer and other diseases.
Best Macomb County Area Breast Surgery
Undoubtedly, women feel more confident, sexy and healthier when they feel good about their bodies. Those who make the choice to have breast surgery – whether it’s a reduction, reconstruction, augmentation, or breast lift – have said they feel amazing and more comfortable with their new shape.
Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ali will offer you a thorough and caring examination to help you determine what breast surgery options will best deliver the results you will love.
Call today and schedule an appointment to see if breast implant surgery is right for you!