As if the wrinkles, gray hairs, and fat accumulation weren’t enough, one of the many downsides of aging is breast sagging. If your breasts are sinking toward your toes, you may want to consider breast lift surgery. Breast lift surgery was one of the top five cosmetic surgical procedures in 2016, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Although this hugely popular procedure is ideal for many candidates, some will not achieve the best results with a breast lift on its own. Women whose sagging breasts also lack attractive volume should consider combining breast lift surgery with breast augmentation. Getting breast implants with your breast lift could help you achieve a more desirable outcome.
Reasons to Combine Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift Surgery
There are different reasons women may want implants with their breast lift. Some women have naturally small breasts but do not choose to get breast implants in their younger years. As aging, gravity, and other factors lead to breast sagging, the idea of getting a breast lift comes up. Then, these women who are already considering breast lift surgery realize that this is the perfect opportunity to get breast implants as well. If you are already going to undergo breast surgery, it is usually a relatively uncomplicated addition for your plastic surgeon to insert breast implants as part of the process.
Other women may not have small breasts, but they have breast volume loss. When the breasts lose volume, they become deflated and lose their round shape and firmness. This is somewhat common for women who have endured pregnancy, nursing, and/or major weight loss. While a breast lift will correct breast sagging, shape, and firmness, it does not make up for lost volume. If your breasts have deflated or seem to have shrunk from their previous size due to pregnancy, weight loss, or similar circumstances, you may need to combine breast augmentation with your breast lift.
The Benefits of Getting Breast Implants With a Lift
Breast lift surgery on its own does not enhance breast volume, and breast augmentation on its own does not improve breast sagging. However, when combined, the two procedures can significantly improve the appearance, shape, firmness, and position of the breasts. A breast lift strengthens the tissues of the breast so that they are better situated, perkier, and more youthful in appearance. Breast implants add volume to enhance breast fullness and shape. Together, these procedures can create youthful, uplifted breasts that flatter your feminine figure.
Dr. Michael Jazayeri of the Elan Institute for Plastic Surgery is our board-certified plastic surgeon and frequently performs breast lift with augmentation procedures. If you would like to learn more about combining these two procedures, call (714) 834-0101 or fill out our online contact form to request your free personal consultation.