Augmentation of the breasts with implants can make the breast appear more youthful and larger. Modern breast implants look and feel natural and come in a wide array of widths, volumes, and types. Both Saline and Silicone breast implants are available with relative benefits, which are discussed at consultation.
A breast lift repositions sagging breast tissue and skin higher on the chest wall for a pert, youthful appearance. For additional fullness, an implant may be added at the time of breast lifting.
Women who have undergone a mastectomy because of cancer or a pre-cancerous condition may wish to consider breast reconstruction. Most mastectomy patients may undergo reconstruction, even if further treatment is needed, like radiation or chemotherapy. By using a number of different techniques, Drs. Thomas and Jeffries can create a breast that is similar to the shape, size, and feel of the breast that was removed.
A variety of different techniques can be used and Drs. Thomas and Jeffries are well-versed in each to be able to offer a world-class result. Surgery is performed in the hospital or surgery center and an overnight hospital stay may be recommended. Pain is usually minimal as patients have tremendous improvement in their discomfort from breast weight.
Male Breast Reduction
Gynecomastia is a condition that causes overdeveloped male breasts. It affects an estimated 40 to 60 percent of men. Breast reduction surgery is one possible treatment of the condition, to remove fat or glandular tissue from the breasts. Skin removal can further flatten, firm and contour the chest.