Breast Lift is a procedure designed to improve the shape of the breast and correct its descent from its normal position. Several conditions predispose to a descended breast, being pregnancy and breast feeding the most important. This procedure can be done alone or in conjunction with breast implants in order to achieve a better volume. Excess skin is removed and the breast is reshaped to obtain a firm, normal breast.
Breast augmentation is a procedure performed to increase the volume of the breast by placing breast implants underneath. Different types of implants can be used, depending on the patient’s built, her expectations and the surgeon’s suggestion. Silicone (FDA approved) implants are the most frequently used; implants can be placed under the gland (sub-mammary) or under the muscle (sub-muscular); this is determined by the patient´s characteristics.