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Can I Combine a Breast Lift with Augmentation or Reduction?

Posted August 30, 2023 in Breast Augmentation, Breast Enhancement, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction

Breast enhancement procedures come in three main forms: a breast lift, breast augmentation, or breast reduction. But did you know that it’s possible to combine some of these procedures? A breast lift can be combined with either breast augmentation or breast reduction to give you your desired aesthetic.

What is a Breast Lift?

A breast lift is a surgical procedure that lifts and reshapes sagging breasts. It’s primarily performed for women who have experienced breast sagging caused by pregnancy, aging, and/or weight fluctuations. A breast lift restores breast firmness and shape by removing excess skin, tightening the tissues, and repositioning the nipples and areolas for a more youthful appearance and contour.

What is a Breast Augmentation?

While a breast lift reshapes and lifts the breasts, breast augmentation enhances their size and fullness. Women who desire fuller breasts or who want to restore lost volume after pregnancy or weight loss often opt for breast augmentation. Most commonly, breast augmentation involves the placement of breast implants to increase volume and create fuller breasts.

What is a Breast Reduction?

Breast reduction surgery is basically the opposite of breast augmentation. It reduces the size and weight of overly large breasts, especially to alleviate physical discomfort, improve body proportions, and enhance self-confidence. By removing excess breast tissue and reshaping the breasts, a breast reduction can help you achieve a more balanced and proportionate figure.

Combining Breast Enhancement Procedures

Many women who are interested in a breast lift also want to either enhance or reduce their breast size. If this sounds familiar, you could be a candidate for a combination procedure such as a breast lift with augmentation or, conversely, a breast lift with reduction.

What is a Breast Lift with Augmentation?

A breast lift with augmentation lifts and reshapes the breasts while also increasing their size. Patients who undergo this combination procedure get to enjoy the benefits of a more youthful breast position along with more breast fullness.

What is a Breast Lift with Reduction?

A breast lift with reduction lifts and reshapes the breasts while also reducing their weight and fullness. Patients who undergo this combination procedure enjoy the benefits of less breast fullness along with a more youthful and proportionate figure.

The Benefits of Combining Breast Enhancement Surgeries

If you are a candidate for multiple breast enhancement surgeries, there are several benefits to combining these procedures. These include:

  • Enhanced Results: Combining your breast lift with augmentation or reduction gives you a more comprehensive result. Addressing both sagging and volume concerns will give you a more youthful and lifted appearance with improvements in breast size and shape.
  • More Convenient and Efficient: Combining procedures can save you time and money. If you are inclined to want both procedures, getting them performed together in one operation could significantly reduce your overall recovery time, cost, and hassle. It will also allow you to enjoy your full results sooner.
  • Customizable Treatment: No two women are the same, and every breast enhancement candidate has her own desires on how she’d like to improve her breasts. These procedures are very customizable both individually and in combination with each other, which allows Dr. Taleisnik and his patients to determine the optimal treatment plan customized to meet the patient’s specific needs.

Should I Combine Breast Enhancement Procedures?

Combining these surgeries can have many benefits, but it may not be right for everyone. It’s important to discuss your expectations, medical history, and lifestyle with a qualified plastic surgeon to determine if you are a good candidate for combined breast enhancement procedures. Dr. Andres Taleisnik is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Orange County, California with over 40 years of experience, and he would be pleased to help you determine which treatment plan is right for you.

Combining a breast lift with augmentation or reduction can provide comprehensive breast enhancement by addressing both sagging and volume concerns. To learn more about how you could benefit, schedule your personal consultation with Dr. Taleisnik. During your consultation, he will evaluate your individual needs, discuss your desired outcomes, and guide you through the decision-making process. To book your appointment today, call (657) 294-8375 or contact us online.