Cosmetic Breast Surgery at Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery
Turn to Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery for all your cosmetic breast enhancement needs. Too big? Too small? Our skillful plastic surgeons have the expertise you need to craft breasts that are just right for your figure and lifestyle. Offering a variety of breast-enhancing procedures performed by skilled plastic surgeons, we have the procedures you need to feel confident about your figure.
Many women would love to have bigger breasts, but their reasons for desiring this change are as varied as they are. Some are frustrated by hollow breasts after weight loss or pregnancy; others have always had a naturally small breast size. Whatever your reason for desiring a size increase, breast augmentation is the procedure to choose if you want larger breasts.
How does breast augmentation increase breast size? Your surgeon places an implant into the breast to add volume and enhance the breast’s shape. This breast implant remains in place until it is removed or replaced, often 10 to 15 years after the initial surgery.
Big, small or in between, there’s a breast implant size for every woman. Breast implants are typically measured in CCs. We use an innovative breast implant sizing system so patients can see what their breasts will look like after surgery. It is important to not just choose breast size based on photos or imaging, but actually seeing how the implant size matches to your hips and figure. Often fuller figured bodies will choose a larger size implant to complement their body type.
Costs for breast surgery vary widely, depending on the procedure you’re receiving and the difficulty of the operation. It is important to get the best result possible at the best cost in the safest facility. . Choose a skilled and experienced surgeon, with lots of experience performing cosmetic breast surgeries. Our practice has performed thousands of breast augmentations. The typical cost of breast augmentation surgery ranges from $5,500 to $8,000 depending on the type of implant.
To help you plan for the expense of cosmetic breast surgery, we’ll provide a detailed estimate prior to your procedure. Until that time, we have created a handy cost estimator so you can begin to plan.
Learn more about breast implants in Ann Arbor, MI by contacting Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery.
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Our Michigan plastic surgery specialists understand that the difference is in the details when it comes to achieving your desired results. Visit Dr. Malhotra, Dr. Ballard and Dr. Lapaine at our Ann Arbor or Jackson locations to learn more.
Sagging, or ptosis of the breast, is one of the most common breast complaints, especially after pregnancy or weight loss. When sagging occurs, the breast tissues shift downward, causing increased fullness in the lower breast and a loss of volume in the upper breast.
A breast lift is the only solution for sagging. It can be performed on its own but is commonly paired with breast augmentation to lift and reshape the breasts while increasing size. These two procedures are often performed at the same time, but some patients will need to separate procedures, receiving the lift first and the breast implants after healing if they have lost a lot of weight or have very loose skin. This is only about 15% of patients.
Our surgeons use vertical lifting techniques when possible, eliminating the older anchor-type incisions for up to 90% of patients. This approach significantly reduces scarring and improves on the aesthetic result we can achieve. We also infuse the breast tissues with a local anesthetic to dramatically reduce pain medication needs after surgery as well as using quick recovery techniques that we have developed.
We are strong believers in specializing, finding areas in plastic surgery to master and excel. Our specialization in breast procedures means that we can comfortably perform difficult breast surgeries, including many that other surgeons won’t attempt. As Dr. Malhotra often says, “With experience, the difficult becomes easy.”
- Breast revision surgery isn’t always a sign of a problem. Many of our revision patients choose to change their implant size or type and do not otherwise need surgery.
- Breast revision is often needed after pregnancy when women have breast implants.
- As implant technology improves, breast implant removals are becoming less common. In the U.S. removal surgery is down 28% since 2000.
As one of the top breast surgery practices in Michigan, we see a lot of women that are experiencing complications after breast surgery elsewhere. These complications include:
- Capsular contracture
- Breast implant rupture
- Breast asymmetry after breast surgery
- Implant replacement
- Breast implant migration
YOUR BEAUTY REVEALED
Let our before and after gallery show you the expertise of Michigan’s plastic surgery specialists Dr. Pramit Malhotra, Dr. Tiffany Ballard, and Dr. Pierre Lapaine. Place your trust in the skilled hands of our board-certified surgeons who understand that the difference is in the details.
- Cosmetic outcomes for breast reduction surgery are very good. In one study, 95% of women rated their outcomes as good or very good at six months post-surgery.
- Your surgeon’s techniques can dramatically reduce post-procedural scarring. We use advanced suturing and incision closure techniques to provide a superior outcome to our patients.
- Breast reduction provides medical benefits to many patients including reduced back pain.
Large, heavy breasts aren’t solely a cosmetic complaint. They can reduce quality of life by creating pain and discomfort, reducing the ability to participate in physical activities, and leading to clothing fit difficulties. Our breast reduction patients report that the procedure felt like taking a literal weight off of their chest, making life easier and more comfortable.
Our surgeons are experienced breast reduction providers and have helped women from across Michigan to find relief from oversized breasts.
Frequently Asked Questions About Ann Arbor Breast Surgery
At Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery, we have many options for breast enhancement. Which procedure is right for you?
Choose breast reduction if you want to reduce the size of your breasts to alleviate back or neck pain or to help improve clothing fit. Choose a breast lift if you would like to shape and rejuvenate your breast appearance after pregnancy, weight loss, or breastfeeding. Breast augmentation increases breast size and is ideal for patients that want to enhance their breast size or shape. Breast revision can address issues after an initial breast surgery, correcting complications or refreshing the breasts’ appearance.
Talk with your plastic surgeon about your goals for breast surgery, and they’ll help you choose the right procedure for your needs.
If you want to enhance your breast appearance, you may benefit from breast surgery. Meet with our surgeons and explore your options if you want to change the size, shape, or appearance of your breasts.
Good candidates for breast surgery are in good overall health. They are not currently pregnant or have not breast fed in the past six months. As recovery is an integral part of the surgery, it is essential to have time available to rest and recover after your procedure.
If you’re considering breast surgery at Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery, we recommend that you stop smoking for some breast procedures, as nicotine can interfere with the body’s ability to heal quickly after surgery.
Breast procedures can be combined. One of the most popular combinations is breast augmentation with a lift or mastopexy.
Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery is one of the top plastic surgery practices in Michigan, and our surgeons are breast surgery specialists who do one of the highest volumes of surgery in the entire state.
Our patients choose us for our dedication to patient care, utmost attention to detail, and commitment to safety. Our team is focused on you, and we will do what it takes to help you have a positive experience starting with your consultation.
We’re delighted that you’re interested in breast surgery at Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery. If you’re ready to learn more, reach out to our team and schedule a consultation.