Archive for the ‘Breast Surgery’ Category
Perhaps no other time during the year do women feel more self-conscious about the size of their breasts than during the summer months. During the summer, clothes become smaller and reveal more skin and cleavage – leaving women who are small chested at a seemingly disadvantage. continue reading
Breast reduction surgery is a surgical procedure done in order to decrease the size of a woman’s breasts. Overly large breasts can cause a great deal of physical and emotional discomfort for many women. Dr. Mark Mitchell Jones of Atlanta Plastic Surgery Specialists offers breast reduction for women whose breasts are uncomfortably or proportionately too large for their bodies. continue reading
Corrective breast surgery refers to a wide range of procedures which are performed to correct breasts that have been distorted by previous surgery. Dr. Mark Mitchell Jones leads Atlanta Plastic Surgery Specialists as a superbly qualified surgeon with over 20 years of education and training. He is a double board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon with unparalleled skills, techniques, and artistry to perform a variety of breast surgeries.
Gynecomastia is a condition that can occur in males producing the swelling of the breast tissue, which makes the breasts appear larger and feminine. The condition is caused by an imbalance of the hormones estrogen and testosterone, and it can affect newborns, boys at puberty, and older men. Normal changes in hormone levels affect certain men differently, and the growth of enlarged breasts can be tough to cope with. At Atlanta Plastic Surgery Specialists, Dr. Mark Mitchell Jones is a trusted leader in surgical treatment for Gynecomastia, and he is proud to offer extraordinary results to male patients who are suffering from embarrassment or discomfort.
For many women, the choice to undergo breast augmentation is not a decision that they make lightly. Perhaps you have always had small breasts and felt self-conscious about them and are now ready to move forward, yet you are worried what other people may think. Or perhaps you are a mother of three and you have gladly chosen to breastfeed your babies, but now your breasts are limp and you feel uncomfortable with their appearance. continue reading
Many women find that as they age things begin to sag in an unflattering way. The breasts are no exception to this development, and women who have had children – especially those who breastfed their babies – find that their breasts no longer resemble the perky breasts of their younger years. Mastopexy is a procedure that is done to improve the appearance of sagging breasts. The goal of the surgery is to improve the shape and height of the breasts while minimizing visible scars. continue reading
Breast augmentation surgery involves using breast implants to increase the size of the breasts or to restore breast volume that has been lost. Breast augmentation is typically chosen by women who wish to increase the fullness and projection of the breasts, improve the balance and profile of their figure, and to enhance their self-image and confidence. As one of the most popular and frequently performed aesthetic surgery procedures, breast augmentation has been used for decades to help women achieve the figure that they desire. continue reading
All breast implants have the potential of breaking. The older your breast implant is, the more likely it is to break. So, what is the next step if you have a ruptured breast implant? The first thing to do if you think your implant has ruptured is visit your doctor. The recommended course of treatment will depend on the type of implant you have (silicone or saline) and the circumstances surrounding the rupture.
When saline breast implants break, they typically leak very quickly. When this happens, you can usually see noticeable changes in the size and shape of your breast immediately. When the saline leaks, the body absorbs it. For this reason, it is usually harmless. continue reading
Being well-endowed can be a good thing. However, there is such a thing as “too much of a good thing” when it comes to breast size. Overly large breasts can make it difficult to participate in activities such as sports and can make it challenging to find clothing that fits. Carrying overly large breasts can also negatively affect your posture and cause chronic back and shoulder pain. Lastly, overly large breasts can cause skin irritation and bruising at the location on the shoulder where bra straps dig into the skin. continue reading
Mammaplasty (breast reduction) is a surgical procedure than can be used to reduce the size of the breasts. It is commonly used in women with overly large breasts and can also be used to treat Gynecomastia (benign enlargement of breast tissue in males).
The procedure involves making an incision in the breast, removing excess tissue and then suturing the incision. Many plastic surgeons now employ innovative surgical techniques that minimize scarring and preserve the opportunity for breastfeeding in the future. continue reading