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A brief overview.
As one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed in the United States, breast augmentation surgery has ascended to the level of an art. Since the procedure was first performed in 1962, a variety of approaches and techniques have been developed. Today, women in search of fuller breasts, more symmetrical figures, and a way to enhance their body's contour, have a number of considerations to keep in mind during the research process. . . . read more.
Breast augmentation, technically known as augmentation mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure to enhance the size and shape of a woman's breasts for a number of reasons: To enhance the body contour of a woman who, for personal reasons, feels her breast size is too small; to correct a reduction in breast volume after pregnancy; to balance a difference in breast size; or as a reconstructive technique following breast surgery. . . . read more.
Breast augmentation can be performed from the age of 17 years old on up using saline implants. However, the legal age for silicone breast augmentation is 22 years of age. You are NEVER too old to improve the appearance of your breasts. . . . read more.
Now it's possible to have breast enlargement surgery without visible scars. Transumbilical Breast Augmentation or T.U.B.A. is an improved method for inserting breast implants, using state-of-the-art fiber optic technology. . . . read more.
T.U.B.A. is often performed in less than an hour using general anesthesia. . . . read more.
Breast reduction or Reduction Mammoplasty from Plastic Surgery Seattle is a procedure that provides much needed relief to women with breasts that are uncomfortable and hindering due to an excess of breast tissue. Women with unusually large breasts may choose breast reduction as a way to minimize the back and neck pain that results from carrying around the extra weight. Breast reduction surgery is a successful method of achieving more comfortable and aesthetically pleasing breasts. . . . read more.
Breast augmentation can undergo a series of changes in the patient over time. Some women may experience thinning of the breast tissue, displacement of the implant, capsular contraction, and implant rupture. . . . read more.
A breast lift procedure from Plastic Surgery Seattle can do wonders for sagging breasts that have lost their firmness due to aging and pregnancy. Breast lift, also called mastopexy, is a surgical procedure to reshape breasts for a more youthful look and feel. Dr. Gottlieb's breast lift patients love the instant rejuvenation that a breast lift surgery provides. Many women choose to have a breast lift procedure and a breast augmentation together for a fuller, younger-looking bosom. . . . read more.
The breasts are often an object of much adoration, scrutiny and obsession. Some will argue that women should be comfortable with the way their breasts are. However, in a perfect world all women would have the perfect breast size that they desire. . . . read more.
Gynecomastia is a condition of enlarged breast in men. This can be the result of several factors including enlarged breasts glands or an increase in weight gain which increases the male breasts through fat deposits around the nipple. . . . read more.