Plastic Surgery and Pregnancy

Will a Breast Lift Interfere with Breastfeeding?

As a procedure designed to rejuvenate and reshape sagging breasts, a breast lift is among the most popular cosmetic surgeries performed in 2023. During mastopexy, excess tissue is removed and repositioned to achieve a more youthful and “perky” breast profile. Naturally, some patients wonder whether breast lift surgery affects the ability to successfully breastfeed in the future. Ultimately, a breast ... Learn More

How Soon After a C-Section Can I Get a Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck is one of the most highly sought after cosmetic surgeries among patients who have previously had children. This procedure can be a very effective technique to correct a protruding abdomen, which commonly develops as the abdominal muscles become stretched and separated by pregnancy. In resolving the hanging appearance caused by loose abdominal muscles, tummy tuck surgery can ... Learn More

Tummy Tuck and Pregnancy: What are the Risks?

Tummy Tuck and Pregnancy

It is generally recommended that women should complete their families before having a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) procedure. The reason for this is simply that the abdominal muscles and skin will be significantly stretched during pregnancy, which can have a major effect on the results of a tummy tuck. When this happens, a secondary tummy tuck can often restore those results. ... Learn More

What Effects Can Pregnancy Have on My Breast Implants?

Breast Implants and Pregnancy

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 I Still Breastfeed After Breast Augmentation?

Breast Augmentation and Breastfeeding

One of the more common questions we receive here at the practice of Dr. David L. Durst among women considering breast augmentation is whether they will retain the ability to breastfeed after the procedure. While the answer to that question depends on a variety of factors for each patient, generally speaking – breast augmentation does not necessarily preclude one’s ability ... Learn More