Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure that uses implants to enlarge a woman’s breasts. The implant may be filled with either saline solution (sterile salt water) or elastic silicone gel.
Breast lift surgery can raise and reshape sagging breasts by tightening the loose tissue. Also known as mastopexy, a breast lift can also reduce the size of the areola.
Breast implant removal or revision is a surgical procedure that removes or replaces breast implants placed during breast augmentation. The procedure may be indicated for medical reasons or it may be the patient’s personal choice.
Breast reduction is a procedure for women with very large breasts who experience medical problems caused by the excessive weight. Back pain, neck pain, and skin infections are common indications for breast reduction.