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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 Augmentation for Women Over 40

Pregnancy, breastfeeding, weight changes, and aging take a toll on the body, especially the breasts.  Fortunately, advancements in plastic surgery have made it safer for women to undergo cosmetic breast procedures at an older age. Breast augmentation at our Columbia practice can address a variety of concerns that develop with age. In this post, I'll …

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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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