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Do I need a lift, or can the fold be moved down and large implants be used?


I've had two kids and achieved a FULL 38DD, but with weight loss I expect to drop to a 34B-C with sagging due to stretching of skin to achieve 38DD, as some of this has already occurred. I've read a little about relocating the folds to alter the size/shape. I'm hoping for minimal visible scarring / nerve damage and would like to know if larger implants could be used along with relocating the folds, or if it would be necessary to have a lift performed in addition to augmentation. I really enjoyed having large breasts and would feel comfortable with nearly any size implant. I'll send pics if you need them, Thanks.

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drpousti


Plastic surgeon
La Jolla, CA
United States
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  Breast augmentation with a lift
December 7, 2009 1:36 PM

Depending on the severity and complexity of your case, it is best to find a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss your options. Some women are boarder line between using larger breast (more)
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drsenderoff


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New York, NY
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December 3, 2009 1:35 PM

It is hard to tell without evaluation, what you need. Usually in a case such as yours, I would suggest a breast implant with a lift. This will create some scaring but the scars can be (more)
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drsmaili


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Beverly Hills, CA
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  Breast Augmentation with Pocket Reconstruction
November 11, 2009 4:16 PM

Several options are available for reconstructiving breasts after pregnancy. Pocket reconstruction is a common choice for many women in your situation. To do this an implant of desired size (more)
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drberaka


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New York, NY
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  I am sure you will need a lift.
February 22, 2009 5:53 PM

I know this is not what you want to hear. But one of the most common mistakes that is made in plastic surgery is to try to correct sagging with large implants alone (because patients (more)
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drcaloca


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TIJUANA, Mexico
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  RESPONSE FROM DR. JAIME CALOCA
February 19, 2009 12:48 AM

I will gladly evaluate your digital photos (front and side views) in order to advise. From what you write, you are most probably a good candidate for either large implants or a Breat Lift (more)
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