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Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift

Dissatisfaction with the appearance of your breasts can be emotionally and physically difficult. However, choosing the right breast surgery for your specific needs can seem a bit overwhelming. Board-certified Alexandria plastic surgeon, Dr. Eric Desman, has over a decade of experience helping women make decisions that improve appearance, self-esteem, clothing options, and overall comfort. Working with you on an individual basis, Dr. Desman can help you determine if breast augmentation or a breast lift is best for your body.

Breast Augmentation and/or Breast Lift?

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure involving breast implants that is used to enhance the size, symmetry, and shape of your breasts. This procedure is ideal for women who are seeking better symmetry and a more womanly physique.

breast lift is a surgical procedure in which sagging or droopy breasts are lifted into a higher, more youthful appearance. Age, genetics, weight fluctuations, and pregnancy and nursing can all conspire to make your breasts sag. A breast lift can be used to reverse these effects and provide you with a perky, more pronounced chest.

In some instances, the factors that cause ptosis (sagging) also cause a loss of volume. If this is the case, Dr. Desman may suggest combining a breast lift with breast augmentation. This is determined on a patient-by-patient basis and customized to meet your body’s unique needs and your personal aesthetic desires.

If you live in or around Alexandria, Springfield or Fairfax, Virginia, or Washington DC, and would like to learn if a breast lift or breast augmentation can help you reach your goals, please contact the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery to schedule your personal consultation with Dr. Desman today.