Page Updated: September 10, 2020
Breasts are beautiful. And every woman should have the right to have the breasts that makes her feel good about herself.
It may be for aesthetic reasons that a woman desires larger or smaller breasts. She may want to simply restore the look and feel of her younger days. Or post-surgery – a full or partial mastectomy, for example – a woman may want to reconstruct her breasts to make her feel complete.
A good plastic surgeon needs to be more than just a skilled technician. The best doctors have keen insights and the ability to talk with their patients – to understand their wants and needs. Understandably women are sensitive when it comes to discussing the shape and size of their breasts – whether it is for a better look or to reconstruct a breast after surgery.
With more than 25 years’ experience, Dr. Paul Dreschnack provides the professional guidance to help his patients make the right choices for themselves.
Cosmetic breast surgery includes:
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Reduction
- Breast Reconstruction
Breast augmentation surgery (mammoplasty) is used to increase the size of a woman’s breasts. Women often seek out breast augmentation to fill out smaller breasts. Dr. Dreschnack is very sensitive to the issues involved and provides a comfortable environment to discuss his patients wants and needs.
Many women can also lose the natural size of their breast do to a variety of reasons – from pregnancy, nursing, weight fluctuations, illness, etc.
The actual surgery increases the size of the breasts – using breast implants or fat taken from other areas of the patient’s body
A breast lift is a surgical procedure that raises the breasts raises. Over time most women’s breasts do begin to sag. This can occur for a range of reasons, including,
- Weight fluctuations
Fortunately, most women can benefit from breast lift surgery – which is a relatively simple procedure. by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape, the surgeon can lift the breast and provide the support necessary to restore a youthful look and contour. support the new breast contour.
Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammoplasty) is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of the breast. For some woman overly large breast can by problematic. Large breast can:
- Limit physical activity,
- Create back, neck and shoulder pain,
- Create shoulder irritations from bra straps,
- Create uncomfortable skin irritations on breasts and chest.
Beyond the physical problems, some women are self-conscious about having overly large, pendulous breasts.
Breast reduction surgery is relatively simple, as the doctor removes excess fat and tissue, and then contours the breasts to create a natural look and contour. The vast majority of women are happy with the results.
Breast reduction is also appropriate for men who have overly large breasts.
Breast reconstruction is a type of surgery for women who have had all or part of a breast removed – usually after a mastectomy for breast cancer. In these cases Dr. Dreschnack would employ a variety of techniques and procedures to create a natural look and feel – the goal being to reconstruct a breast that is similar as possible to the other breast. Also, Dr. Dreschnack will work to create a natural looking aureole and nipple if possible.
In the case of lumpectomy, a partial reconstruction only a partial reconstruction may be necessary.
Breast reconstruction is a far more complex operation than other forms of cosmetic plastic surgery.
Fortunately, Dr. Dreschanck’s has a wide range and depth of experience in reconstructive surgery and an extensive background in breast reconstruction.