While pregnancy, weight fluctuation, and prior breastfeeding are well-known for altering the shape of the breasts, contours usually change as a natural result of aging as well. Women who have never had children, or who maintained a stable weight throughout their lifetime, often still notice a visible loss of breast volume or increasingly droopy breast tissue. The ways in which ... Learn More
How Long Should Breast Implants Last?
Though breast augmentation remains one of our most popular plastic surgery procedures, Dr. David L. Durst educates all prospective candidates about the role of breast revision surgery. Breast implants are not designed to last a lifetime, and Dr. Durst teaches his patients how to monitor for ruptures and be vigilant about replacing their implants if needed. Most patients will enjoy ... Learn More
Reasons to Upgrade Your Breast Implants
Although breast revision surgery can be used to replace a ruptured or damaged implant, this procedure is most commonly used for patients who wish to exchange their breast implants for a different size or type. During the consultation process, Dr. David L. Durst spends a lot of time discussing each patient’s individual cosmetic goals and expectations, allowing them to make ... Learn More
What Can I Expect From the Breast Lift with Augmentation Recovery Process?
While each patient is different and the recovery process will be somewhat unique to everyone, there are some general aspects of recovery from breast lift with implants surgery that most people can expect to experience. Since this treatment is a combination procedure – breast augmentation to increase volume and enhance shape; breast lift to address sagginess and excess skin in ... Learn More
Why Should I Get a Breast Lift with Implants?
A breast lift can effectively address sagginess or “droopiness” in the breasts that is typically caused by the natural aging process, genetics, pregnancy, weight fluctuation, or even simple gravity. With a breast lift surgery (medically known as mastopexy), our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. David Durst, can remove excess skin and tighten the remaining skin, “lifting” the breasts to a higher ... Learn More
Breast Reduction vs. Breast Lift
A breast reduction is usually performed for patients with overly large breasts who are experiencing pain, discomfort, or lifestyle inconveniences as a result. Some women with breasts that are too large for their body frames have difficulty exercising or finding clothes that fit well, and many have chronic back, neck, or shoulder pain. Breast reduction surgeries involve the removal of ... Learn More
Can I Get A Breast Lift Without Implants?
For women who are concerned with a loss of skin elasticity and “sagging” among the breasts, a breast lift can address these concerns and provide firmer, more youthful results. Due to pregnancy, breastfeeding, the natural aging process, and simply gravity, the look of the breasts often changes over time. These changes can lead to sagginess and excess skin, ultimately causing ... Learn More
What Effects Can Pregnancy Have on My Breast Implants?
Many women wonder about the effects pregnancy may have on their breast implants. One thing to remember is that each woman’s body is unique; therefore, the effects of pregnancy on one person can be very different from what others experience. With that in mind, there are some general issues that patients who have had breast augmentation can expect to result ... Learn More
Can Exercises Help Me to Avoid Breast Lift Surgery?
A quick look across the Internet will show you a number of sites with articles claiming to know how women can enhance the appearance of their breasts without surgery. While it is understandably tempting to try to find ways of eliminating signs of breast sagginess and excess skin with exercises that can be done at the gym or at home, ... Learn More
Breast Implants or Breast Lift Surgery: Which is the Best Option for Me?
Breast lift surgery and breast augmentation are two very popular, yet very different, procedures. They can both be excellent options to renew the appearance of the breasts with results that look natural and beautiful. One of the more common questions we receive here at the practice of Dr. David L. Durst is: “Should I have breast augmentation, breast lift surgery, ... Learn More