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What type of Breast Surgery is right for you?

Dr Rahul Dalal
What type of Breast Surgery is right for you?

Breasts are among the most personal and intimate areas of a woman's body, and they have a significant impact on her overall body image and confidence. The decision to get breast surgery is a very important and personal one. You must go through multiple sessions of detailed learning and consideration of the various possibilities accessible. To determine which breast surgery is best for you, consider the following factors: 

-the shape and size of your breasts 

-the amount of drooping or sagging in your breasts

-your general health condition

-your personal goals and expectations

What are the different types of breast surgery available?

Breast Augmentation:

It basically helps to raise the size of the breasts and can also be used to restore the volume that has been lost with age, pregnancy, or weight changes. It is a surgical treatment that involves silicone or saline implants according on your unique needs and preferences. Saline implants include a saltwater solution, whereas silicone implants are made of silicone gel. They each have their own set of benefits and drawbacks, and it is critical that you consult with a plastic surgeon to determine which option is best for you based on your body type and aesthetic goals. The treatment typically takes one to two hours and is done under general anesthesia. The incision will be made in one of three places: under the breast, around the areola, or in the armpit. Following that, a pocket for the implant will be created above or below the pectoral muscle. The implant will then be placed in this pocket, and the incision will be closed. The recovery and healing process will then begin.

Breast Lift:

A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, is another surgical technique that can help firm up sagging breasts. If your breasts have changed due to age, pregnancy, weight gain or loss, or simply genetics, this procedure may be right for you. The process entails removing extra skin and tightening the remaining skin to give you a younger appearance. A breast lift treatment normally takes two or three hours and is done under general anesthesia. It involves making an incision in one of several locations by your surgeon based on your overall anatomy and the degree of lift desired.

Breast Reduction:

Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure used to reduce the size of heavy breasts. The surgery also assists women in reducing physical discomforts caused by large breasts, such as back and neck pain. It is also suitable for women who want to reduce their breasts for cosmetic reasons. Breast reduction surgery typically takes two to three hours and is conducted under general anesthesia. After making an incision, your surgeon will remove the excess skin and fat from your breasts. The residual tissue will be sculpted to give your breasts a smaller, more proportionate appearance.

Breast Reconstruction:

Breast reconstruction is typically performed following a mastectomy or breast removal to restore the shape and appearance of the breasts. It is also the preferred breast surgery after various forms of breast cancer treatment. Many women have reported regaining their confidence after undergoing this procedure. It makes individuals feel more at ease in their own skin after a severe loss.

Before deciding on breast surgery, you should have a lengthy and detailed consultation with a skilled and board-certified plastic surgeon. This will allow you to discuss your specific needs and choose the best course of action for you. The best plastic surgeon will examine you first, learn about your medical history, discuss all of your options, and then recommend the best operation for you.

Dr Rahul Dalal
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