Some women may opt only for breast augmentation; others may choose to undergo just a breast lift. Combining the two procedures can help you achieve multiple aesthetic goals during the course of a single surgical session.
Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift
To perform this, incisions are made under the breast fold, in the armpit, or around the areola, depending on the patient’s preferences and other factors. Through the incisions, breast implants are inserted into tissue pockets to make the breasts look bigger.
Silicone or saline breast implants are usually the preferred implant types. While silicone implants tend to be pricier, they can give you a more natural look compared to saline implants.
Why a Combination of Both Procedures Is Ideal
During augmentation mastopexy, breast implants are first inserted into the breasts. After this, the excess skin is removed from the breasts in order to lift them. Finally, the incisions are closed with the help of medical sutures.
One of the many benefits of this procedure is that because it combines two procedures in a single surgical session, you will not need to return for multiple sessions. This also means that you will only need to undergo a single healing and recovery process instead of two, which saves a great deal of time.
This combination procedure may be ideal for you if you identify with any of the following: