Choosing Between Breast Augmentation And A Breast Lift

Women all over the country are choosing to have their breasts enhanced through breast augmentation surgery and breasts lifts. Both options can improve your appearance and help you feel more confident, but which option is right for you. Here’s what you should consider:

Why Choose Breast Enhancement?

breast augmentation englewood njThere are many reasons women choose to enhance their breasts through breast augmentation and breast lifts. Some of these reasons include:

  • Women who have naturally small breasts want to increase their size.
  • Women want breasts that are in better proportion with the rest of their bodies.
  • Some women use these procedures to correct asymmetrical breasts or improve the overall shape of the breasts.
  • Pregnancy, weight loss, breastfeeding, and aging can all change the breasts over time. In some cases this results in sagging, and in other cases this results in a loss of volume. Breast enhancement procedures like breast lifts and breast augmentation can return breasts to their younger size and position.

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation increases the size of your breasts through implants. Implants are either saline or silicone. Saline implants are inserted first and then filled. Silicone implants are filled first and then inserted into the breast. The type of implant you choose will partially determine the placement and size of the surgical incisions. The two types of implants can also look and feel slightly different. Both types of implants have advantages, your doctor can help you decide which implant is best for you.

Breast Lifts

A breast lift is a procedure designed to elevate the breasts to a more youthful position. During the procedure the doctor will reposition the breasts and remove excess skin. The final results can leave the breast and nipple at a more appealing, natural angle.

Which Procedure Should You Choose?

Both procedures offer distinct benefits. If you are satisfied with the position of your breasts but feel that they are too small, a breast augmentation may be the best option for you. If you are happy with the size of your breasts, but unhappy with their position, a breast lift may be a better option.

In many cases, the two procedures can be combined to achieve the most aesthetically pleasing results. If you’d like larger breasts that are in a more youthful, perky position, it may be best to combine the two procedures into one effective treatment.

To learn more about these procedures, schedule a consultation with Dr. D’Amico.

3 Responses to Choosing Between Breast Augmentation And A Breast Lift

  1. Derek Mcdoogle November 15, 2016 at 2:16 am #

    You mentioned that both types of implants have advantages, your doctor can help you decide which implant is best for you. My sister stayed the night at our house last night and was complaining that her chest wasn’t as big as my wife’s. Do women have to meet certain requirements before they are eligible for this type of procedure? Finding a doctor who can perform this procedure might be her best option.

    • Lynda Schmidt December 12, 2016 at 8:03 pm #

      Thank you for your question. Generally, a healthy adult is a good candidate for breast enlargement. Saline implants are available for women 18 and older, while silicone gel implants are usually an option for women age 22 and older. In addition, Dr. D’Amico routinely performs corrective breast surgery for young women under the age of 18 who have tuberous breasts or other breast development issues. D’Amico performs breast augmentation to give women fuller yet natural-looking breasts. As a world-wide educator in breast surgery, Dr. D’Amico offers several improvements over traditional approaches -Minimized tissue damage and scarring, shortened, more comfortable recovery, more natural shaping of the breasts. If you are interested in additional information or if you would like to arrange a consultation, please call our office at 201-567-9595.

    • Lynda Schmidt February 7, 2017 at 8:04 pm #

      She should arrange a consultation to see if she is a good candidate for breast augmentation. Implant size, type, and location is discussed at that time. Generally, a healthy adult of any age is a good candidate for breast enlargement. We are happy to arrange a complimentary consultation if she is interested. Please have her call 201-567-9595 and mention you found us through our website.

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