Cosmetic Breast Procedures

Cosmetic breast procedures encompass surgical interventions designed to enhance the appearance of a woman's breasts, addressing concerns that may affect self-perception. These surgeries aim to sculpt feminine curves, from augmentations to lifts and reductions, fostering confidence and a positive body image. They contribute to a solid and empowered sense of femininity and identity by aligning physical appearance with personal ideals.

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation, a type of breast surgery, involves enhancing breast size and shape using implants or fat transfer techniques. This cosmetic procedure aims to achieve the desired volume and contour, often chosen by individuals seeking to enhance body proportions or restore lost breast volume post-pregnancy or weight loss. It's a popular option to boost self-confidence and achieve aesthetic goals.

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Mastopexy (Breast Lift)

Mastopexy, commonly known as a breast lift , is a type of breast surgery that lifts and reshapes sagging breasts by removing excess skin and tightening surrounding tissue. This procedure rejuvenates breast appearance and addresses ptosis caused by factors like pregnancy, aging, or weight fluctuations.

Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is a cosmetic procedure that reduces the size and weight of the breasts to achieve a more proportionate and aesthetically pleasing appearance. It addresses physical discomfort, improves body symmetry, and enhances self-confidence. Sculpting the breasts to suit individual preferences better contributes to overall satisfaction with body image and appearance.

Fat Grafting

Fat grafting involves harvesting fat from one part of the body through liposuction and injecting it into the breasts to enhance volume and shape. This procedure serves as a natural alternative to implants, providing subtle augmentation and improving contour irregularities, often resulting in a more symmetrical and youthful appearance.

Revision of Implants

Breast revision surgery is a corrective procedure aimed at addressing various issues arising from prior breast augmentation, such as implant-related complications or the desire for a change in size or style. Whether you're experiencing discomfort, implant malposition, or aesthetic dissatisfaction, this surgery can serve as a personalized solution to align your breasts with your desires and needs. By revising the implants or adjusting their size and shape, breast revision surgery restores both physical comfort and confidence, ensuring that your breasts reflect your aesthetic goals and provide a source of satisfaction and contentment.

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Breast Cancer Reconstruction

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis brings profound decisions, including the possibility of breast reconstruction. Breast cancer reconstruction is a vital component of breast cosmetic procedures, aiming to restore the shape, symmetry, and appearance of breasts following mastectomy or lumpectomy. Our plastic surgeon in Denver, CO, guides you through this journey, presenting a comprehensive array of options such as DIEP flap microsurgical reconstruction, various flap techniques, direct-to-implant, tissue expander, or oncoplastic reconstruction for lumpectomies. Whether opting for immediate or delayed reconstruction, our doctor ensures personalized support tailored to your needs and lifestyle. With expertise in breast cosmetic procedures, we empower you to make informed decisions, restoring confidence and enhancing quality of life post-cancer.

  • DIEP flap reconstruction
  • Implant-based reconstruction
  • Revision of reconstruction

Top Surgery (Transgender)

Top surgery is a transformative chest reconstructive procedure for transgender individuals. It involves either breast augmentation with implants to create feminine contours or male chest reconstruction via double mastectomy to remove breast tissue. This surgery aligns physical appearance with gender identity, empowering transgender individuals to embody their authentic selves and move forward confidently in their transition journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ideal candidates for cosmetic breast procedures are individuals in good overall health, have realistic expectations, and are dissatisfied with the size, shape, or appearance of their breasts. Candidates should also have a stable weight and be non-smokers, as smoking can increase the risk of complications and impair healing.

During the consultation, your plastic surgeon will assess your medical history, examine your breasts, and discuss your aesthetic goals and expectations. They will explain the available options, recommend the most suitable procedure based on your anatomy and desired outcomes, and outline the risks and benefits associated with each approach. You'll also have the opportunity to ask questions and address any concerns.

Like any surgical procedure, cosmetic breast procedures carry certain risks and potential complications, including infection, bleeding, adverse reactions to anesthesia, implant rupture or leakage, changes in nipple or breast sensation, scarring, and asymmetry. However, these risks can be minimized by choosing a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon, following pre-and postoperative instructions, and attending all scheduled follow-up appointments.

The longevity of results can vary depending on factors such as age, genetics, lifestyle habits, and the specific procedure performed. While cosmetic breast procedures can produce long-lasting improvements in breast appearance, it's essential to understand that the natural aging process, weight fluctuations, pregnancy, and breastfeeding can impact the results over time. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise and a balanced diet, can help prolong the benefits of your breast surgery.

The recovery process varies depending on the type of procedure performed. Generally, patients can expect some swelling, bruising, and discomfort in the initial days following surgery. Your surgeon will provide detailed postoperative instructions, including information about pain management, activity restrictions, and follow-up appointments. Following these instructions diligently is essential to ensure a smooth recovery and optimal results.

"Each woman has a different ideal and her own individual anatomy. I listen to you and your body to find options for beautiful and natural results. "
- Joyce Aycock, MD

Are you considering enhancing your breast appearance through cosmetic procedures? Whether you desire augmentation, reduction, or lift, take the next step toward achieving your aesthetic goals. Visit Joyce Aycock MD at 36 Steele Street Suite 200, Denver, CO 80206, or call (720) 634-7400 to explore personalized options and embark on your journey to enhanced confidence and satisfaction with your body.

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