Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction Breast reduction, or reduction mammaplasty, is a surgical procedure to reduce the size and contour of large breasts. It can allow more comfortable physical activity, relieve weight-bearing pain in the breasts, shoulders, neck and back, and improve an individual’s overall appearance. A consultation with a plastic surgeon is the first step an individual…

Breast Lift

A breast lift — also known as mastopexy — is a surgical procedure performed to change the shape of your breasts. During a breast lift, excess skin is removed and breast tissue is reshaped to raise the breasts. You might choose to have a breast lift if your breasts sag or your nipples point downward.…

Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia refers to the appearance of female-like breasts in a man, ranging from simply puffy nipples to full-blown breast development. Gynecomastia is caused by the proliferation of tissue usually related to an imbalance of the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone. This tissue is fat, gland and fibrous in nature. Any or all types of tissue…

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation/enlargement— also known as augmentation mammoplasty — is surgery to increase breast size. It involves placing breast implants under breast tissue or chest muscles. For some women, breast augmentation is a way to feel more confident. For others, it’s part of rebuilding the breast for various conditions. If you’re considering breast augmentation, talk to…