Category Archives: Breast Lift

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What Is the Right Age for a Breast Lift?

Patients considering any form of aesthetic treatment or plastic surgery often wonder if they're the right age for the procedure. These questions usually come from women or men considering facial rejuvenation, but some women ask what's the best age for a breast lift. At my Columbia, MO, practice, the answer is that age isn't really …

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5 Myths About Sagging Breasts and Breast Lift Surgery

One of the unfortunate realities of aging for women is that breasts begin sagging. Skin loses its elasticity and gravity's pull overcomes the perkiness of youthful breasts. This process accelerates for women who have children because pregnancy stretches the skin and ligaments that help create a lifted appearance. Moms are probably the most common breast …

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Breast Lift Recovery Tips

Women at our Columbia plastic surgery practice who get breast lift surgery typically lead active lives and need to back on their feet as soon as possible. In many cases they work and have school-aged children whom they often drive to practices and friends' houses. In this blog post, I'll share some tips that can help …

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Getting a Breast Lift After Weight Loss

Improving your health by losing a significant amount of weight represents a major commitment. But the sense of accomplishment after shedding 50 or 100 pounds, or even more, may unfortunately be tempered by deflated breasts and excess skin that remain. Plastic surgery, such as a breast lift at our Columbia, MO, practice, can help. Breast …

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Can a Breast Lift Address Asymmetry?

Some women feel self-conscious because their breasts aren't the same size. The truth is that breast asymmetry — having different sized breasts — is fairly common. In certain cases, however, the size difference is more noticeable and can make it difficult to find clothes and bathing suits that fit. When the asymmetry is coupled with …

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Minimizing Breast Lift Scars

Patients considering cosmetic breast surgery often want to know whether they can avoid breast lift surgery by getting implants. For most women, the question is rooted in a deeper concern about the potential scars created by the incisions used during breast lift surgery at my Columbia practice, but they are often pleasantly surprised by the …

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The Value of Plastic Surgery Procedures such as Tummy Tuck at our Columbia practice

More Evidence for the Value of Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss

A study recently presented at a major plastic surgery conference shows bariatric surgery patients who later undergo body contouring procedures — including arm lifts, breast lifts and tummy tuck surgery, which I perform frequently in Columbia — are more likely to maintain a healthy weight. The study, shared at the annual American Society of Plastic …

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