It’s normal to feel both nervous, and an excited sense of anticipation, when planning your breast surgery. Dr Sharp will take the time to ensure you have as many consultations as you require, and will customise your treatment to suit your body and expectations – and address any concerns you may have.
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A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, is a procedure that raises, firms and reshapes the breasts. Excess skin is removed to tighten the surrounding tissue and to reshape and support the new breast contour.
For women with breast ptosis - whereby the nipple sits below the inframammary fold, or points down - a mastopexy results in the nipple sitting higher on the breast.
The internal breast tissue is usually reshaped as well. Sometimes the areola (the darker skin around the nipple) becomes enlarged over time, and a breast lift will reduce this too.
Breast augmentation, also known as augmentation mammoplasty, can be a cosmetic procedure - or a reconstructive procedure, in the case of breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy or trauma.
The procedure involves implants - usually silicone - being inserted beneath the breast muscle, or sometimes, above the muscle. The objective of this procedure is to increase the size of your breasts, or restore breast volume that has been lost after weight reduction or pregnancy.
The decision to have treatment or surgery with a plastic surgeon is never made lightly, and involves significant research, time and preparation.
While superior surgical skills and expertise are undoubtedly paramount, the experience of having any treatment is certainly measured by more than just the time spent in the operating theatre or clinic chair. From your first consultation to your last follow-up, the staff at our Brisbane and Ipswich plastic and cosmetic surgery clinics will support you with quality care, expertise and genuine compassion.ENQUIRE NOW