Category: Breast

The Ultimate Guide to Breast Lift Surgery: What You Need to Know

Breast lift surgery, or mastopexy, is a transformative procedure that reshapes and raises the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue. Ideal for those experiencing sagging due to aging, weight fluctuations, or the effects of motherhood, this surgery enhances breast contour and firmness, providing a rejuvenated body image. Here’s what you need …

Is Breast Reduction Right for You? Understanding the Benefits and Risks

Those seeking breast reduction surgery typically include women experiencing chronic pain, postural issues, skin irritation, difficulty with physical activity, emotional distress, and limitations in clothing choices due to the excessively large size of their breasts. Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammoplasty, surgery offers a solution to alleviate these issues. It can also improve …

Innovations in Breast Reconstruction: Understanding Direct-to-Implant Technology

Breast reconstruction after mastectomy is a crucial step in the journey toward physical and emotional recovery for many women. Traditionally, the process involved a two-stage approach: first, tissue expanders were placed, followed by implants in a separate procedure. However, advancements in medical technology have paved the way for a game-changing alternative known as direct-to-implant (DTI) …

Beyond Aesthetics: The Transformative Power of Breast Reduction Surgery

Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is often associated with aesthetic enhancements. While the procedure does indeed address issues related to breast size and shape, its impact goes far beyond mere appearances. For many women, breast reduction surgery offers a transformative journey towards improved physical and emotional well-being, significantly enhancing their overall quality …

How Long Does a Breast Lift Last?

The longevity of a breast lift can vary depending on several factors, including the technique used, individual healing processes, lifestyle factors, and aging. Sadly, a traditional breast lift only lasts about five years, so it’s important to recognize before your surgery that the results aren’t permanent. Over time, the effects of gravity, natural aging, changes …

Can Breasts Grow Back After Breast Reduction?

The decision to undergo breast reduction surgery can be both empowering and daunting. Among the many concerns patients often have, one recurring question stands out: do breasts grow back after the procedure? Imagine undergoing surgery, only to find yourself back at square one later. This apprehension is entirely valid, considering the significant physical and emotional …

From Survival to Renewal: The Power of Direct-to-Implant Breast Reconstruction

In the wake of a breast cancer diagnosis, amidst the whirlwind of treatments and decisions, lies a silver lining—a chance to rebuild not just your health, but your self-confidence too. At the heart of this transformative journey is the Direct-to-Implant (DTI) breast reconstruction method, pioneered by Dr. Lisa Cassileth and practiced by her and Dr. …

What to Expect After Breast Implant Removal 

Breast implant removal, also known as explant surgery, is a procedure some women choose for various reasons, including medical concerns, personal preferences, or lifestyle changes.1 After the removal of breast implants, patients may have several concerns, particularly regarding the appearance and health of their breast tissue. In this blog, we’ll provide an overview of what …

5 Essential Things To Know About Recovery After Breast Lift Surgery

Recovering from breast lift surgery can be a journey filled with anxiety and anticipation, especially as your body undergoes significant changes. At Cassileth Plastic Surgery, we understand how being well-informed about what to expect during the healing process can lead to a more relaxed and comfortable recovery. Our female-led team, based in Beverly Hills and …

5 Most Common Questions About Breast Implant Replacement

Whether you’ve had breast augmentation for cosmetic reasons or breast reconstruction following a mastectomy, the time will come when you need to consider replacing your breast implants. In this article, we’ll answer the five most common questions patients ask about breast implant replacement surgery. Our aim is to provide you with a clear understanding of …

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