Breast lift/mastopexy reshapes and lifts the breast. Pregnancy and breast feeding can shrink the breast tissue and stretch the skin excessively. Nipples can also be restored back to their old size during surgery. Implants can also be used in correcting asymmetric breasts. Modern silicone implants used in surgery nowadays are very high quality. The most common implants are so called anatomical implants that resemble the breasts own shape profile. There are several different types and sizes of implants. The incision is normally done under the breast. Surgery is done under general anesthetic and it lasts for about 1-2 hours. It requires over night stay in the hospital. Suitable support garment needs to be worn night and day, 4-6 weeks, after surgery.
Breasts size can also be enhanced by fat grafting, using own body tissue from thighs or stomach area. The newest alternative is using filler substance from the Restylane-group called Macrolane hyaluronic acid filler. The procedure can be done under local anesthetic. More information is available on request and plastic surgeons more detailed individual plan is made during consultation at the clinic.
Neck and shoulder pain can be caused by heavy, large breasts. Breast reduction is recommended in this case. IT is possible to remove very small amounts (2-3 grams) to very large amounts (2-3kg) of breast tissue. One night over night stay is required at the hospital. Breast support garment or good pair of sports bra, needs to be worn up to 4-6 weeks after surgery.
after breast cancer Ihoakatemia's plastic surgeons have a long experience in reconstructive breast surgery after breast cancer. There are different methods available, own tissue is used and implants are used when required.