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Breast surgery is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the world. However, a common misconception is that cosmetic breast surgery is all about breast augmentation. Breast surgery is actually a broad term encompassing several procedures, each tailored to your specific needs. In this article, we take you through several types of breast surgeries, highlighting who they’re right for.


Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure that aims to enhance and increase your cup size. It creates a fuller and rounder chest with a curvaceous silhouette. Breast augmentation surgery is done with silicone, gummy bear, or saline implants.


The female breasts are often well-rounded and plump. But factors like aging, massive weight loss, aging, and pregnancy may make the breasts look deflated. Some women are also naturally flatter than they wish to be. Breast augmentation addresses that and is the perfect cosmetic surgery for anyone who wants a more curvaceous appearance.


Natural Breast Augmentation

Natural breast augmentation is often referred to as fat transfer breast augmentation because it increases your cup size by transferring fat tissues from another part of your body. As such, there are no foreign substances implanted into your body. The doctor harvests fat from another part of your body, such as your thighs, stomach, or hips, and injects them into your breasts. Natural breast augmentation doesn’t involve surgery, and it leads to natural-looking results.


You should opt for a natural breast augmentation if you want to increase your cup size without incisions or invasive surgeries. It allows you to enhance and increase your breast size, giving you a plump and curvaceous figure. Furthermore, natural breast augmentation is a great option for you if you have excess or stubborn fat in another part of your body, such as your stomach or thighs. Natural breast augmentation also includes a body contouring and liposuction component.


Breast Lift

Breast lift is a cosmetic surgery that focuses on changing the breasts and nipples angles, while also improving overall symmetry. During the breast lift procedure, the doctor creates incisions on the breasts to access and reposition the nipples and fatty tissues, making your breasts look firm and perky. A breast lift may include a breast augmentation component with implants, but not necessarily.


Generally speaking, most women want their breasts to be elevated and plump, with the nipples facing forwards. However, factors like aging, pregnancy, and gravity often make the breasts sag or look deflated. This can be a source of self-consciousness. You should opt for a breast lift procedure if you want to give your breasts a “lift,” setting them into an upright position. Breast lift is a common mommy makeover procedure for young mothers who want to restore their pre-pregnancy figure.


Breast Revision

Breast revision is a surgical procedure used to correct issues that may have arisen during a previous breast surgery procedure. Breast revision corrects numerous issues, including changing the cup size to addressing complications arising from implants.


There are numerous possible reasons to opt for breast revision surgery. You should contact a breast cosmetic surgeon if you’re not happy with the results of breast surgery, whether you want the originally intended results, have new cosmetic goals, or want to restore your breasts to their original position.


Breast Reduction

Breast reduction, also called a reduction mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure used to reduce breast size. The breast reduction surgery usually involves a combination of excision and liposuction, the latter of which is used to vacuum fat tissues out of your breasts. The procedure leaves you with an aesthetic but manageable pair of breasts.


While most women want a pair of large, round, and curvaceous breasts, overly-large breasts can also lead to several issues. Having large breasts can lead to neck, back, and shoulder pains and they can also prevent you from enjoying sports or exercise. You should opt for breast reduction if your breast size is lowering your quality of life.


Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is a procedure in which the doctor recreates breasts that you may have lost as a result of breast cancer. There are several options for breast reconstruction, including breast implants, tissue expansion, flat techniques (using fat tissues from your body), and nipple reconstruction.


Breast reconstruction is the ideal procedure for survivors of breast cancer who want to regain their confidence, restoring their pre-cancer breasts. You can opt for the breast reconstruction surgery immediately after the mastectomy or after some time.

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