augmentation is a very popular procedure for women and among the most
commonly performed cosmetic surgery procedures in Reading, PA. Most often, a
saline-filled implant is used. The implant can be placed under
the breast tissue or beneath the chest wall muscle. After surgery,
breasts will appear fuller and more shapely in contour. Incision
scars can be placed in the armpit, around the areola, or under the
In some cases silicone implants can be used.
time, the effects of gravity along with the loss of the skin's natural
elasticity begins to have an effect on the appearance of a woman's
breasts. These factors, combined with pregnancies and nursing will
often cause the breasts to lose their youthful shape and firmness.
A breastlift, or
mastopexy, is a surgical procedure to raise and reshape
sagging breasts. The procedure can also reduce the size of the
areola (the darker skin surrounding the nipple). Breast implants
inserted in conjunction with a mastopexy procedure can increase both
firmness and size.
of the breast after a mastectomy due to cancer or other disease is quite
possible with today's surgical procedures. The procedure is covered by many HMOs after breast cancer surgery. Using the
newest medical techniques, a plastic surgeon is often able to create a
breast that is similar in form and appearance to that of the natural
breast. A consultation will provide you with information on the
many available options for post-mastectomy breast reconstruction.
pendulous breasts may cause a woman to potentially experience various
medical problems caused by the excessive weight of the breast tissue.
Problems with posture, skeletal deformities, back and neck pain, skin
irritations and nerve irritations of the fingers are common with this
condition. Bra straps often leave indentations in the shoulder
area. Many women, especially teenage girls, are very
self-conscious if they have unusually large breasts. With breast
reduction surgery, women of all ages are able to have breasts that are
better shaped and in proportion.
reduction (reduction mammoplasty) removes fat, glandular tissue, and
excessive skin, resulting in smaller, lighter and firmer breasts that
are better-shaped in proportion to rest of the body. New
techniques can be used that result in shorter scars.