19 Jan

Can a breast augmentation be improved with a breast lift?

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Woman’s breasts often change over time, losing their youthful shape due to many things, such as pregnancy, shutterstock_192481448breastfeeding, weight fluctuations, aging, gravity, and heredity.

A breast lift, also known as a mastopexy, raises the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour. Sometimes, the areola become larger as breasts sag, and this can be addressed with the lift by reducing the size as well.

A breast lift can rejuvenate your figure with a breast profile that is more youthful and uplifted. What a lift will not do is significantly change the size of your breast or round out the upper part of your breast.

If you want your breasts fuller, Discuss with Dr. Johnston breast augmentation with implants in conjunction with a breast lift.

If you want smaller breasts, then you should consider a breast reduction when tissue is removed, and the breast reshaped.

Insurance companies have varying coverage for breast reductions and never cover an augmentation or mastopexy because these surgeries are considered cosmetic.