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It is an unfortunate fact that time can take its toll on the human body. You may notice sagging in areas of the body that were previously firm and strong. As a result, patients may want to find a way to restore their bodies to their former youthful appearance.
Nowhere is this more evident than among women who wish to restore their sagging or drooping breasts to their previous appearance before age, weight change, or pregnancy and breast feeding took their toll. All that is needed is...Read More
Some patients may not take cosmetic surgical procedures seriously simply because they are elective treatments that are designed to improve their appearance. Of course, certain cosmetic surgeries are more involved than others. Dermal filler injections are not as invasive as a breast lift procedure. The latter surgery requires more careful attention to pre-op instructions to reduce the risk of complications. The breast lift procedure is designed to lift drooping breasts back into a higher,...Read More
It is an unfortunate fact that dramatic changes in the shape of the body can cause the skin to lose elasticity. This is particularly evident in women’s breasts. Whether due to pregnancy and lactation, changes in body weight or the effects of aging, the human breast can easily start to sag and droop. Drs. Marcus Crawford and Steven Bailey have seen many such women who hope to restore their breasts to a more youthful appearance.
Because a breast lift surgical procedure is elective (as...Read More
Each patient that comes to see Drs. Marcus Crawford and Steven Bailey is unique in terms of goals, concerns, and physique. This is particularly true in the case of a breast lift procedure, which involves the use of surgical techniques depending upon the size and shape of a woman’s breast. The breast lift procedure will remove excess breast skin to address sagging or drooping breasts, lifting them upward, giving them a more youthful look. The nipples can also be repositioned. Depending on the...Read More
There is no question that pregnancy can have a dramatic effect on a woman’s body even after she gives birth and is finished nursing her infant. The breasts will rapidly lose volume once the infant is weaned. Unfortunately, the breasts do not always revert back to their pre-pregnancy size and shape. In addition, the breasts and nipple-areola complex may sag or droop or change in size or volume, or the breast skin may develop stretch marks. This can cause women to feel self-conscious about the...Read More
A breast lift procedure (mastopexy) is designed to lift up sagging, drooping breasts to give them a more youthful and full appearance. Although the procedure can be done in conjunction with a breast reduction or a breast augmentation procedure, the recovery for just a breast lift is generally shorter than for either of the other two procedures alone. Recovery time will depend on the amount of work needed to meet the patient’s goals. Breast lifts can involve a simple repositioning of the...Read More
According to the Migraine Research Foundation, the statistics regarding the number of migraine sufferers are staggering. Approximately one in four U.S. households includes a migraine sufferer. This means that more than 10 percent of the U.S. population (including adults and children) suffers from migraines. Of these, three times as many women as men have migraines (18 percent versus 6 percent). Unfortunately, migraines...Read More
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), liposuction was the third most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed by ASPS member surgeons in 2014. A total of more than 210,000 were performed that year, which was up by 5 percent from the previous year. While it is obvious that the main reason for the continuing popularity of liposuction procedures is improving the shape of...Read More
When it comes to weight loss, the first areas of the body to gain weight (such as the abdomen and thighs) are often the last areas to respond to diet and exercise. Conversely, the last areas of the body to gain weight often respond well to weight loss methods. This is why it is not uncommon for women to lose weight in their breasts before they start to see any change in love handles or thighs.
Over time, the breasts may sag, and stretch marks may develop. Those women who have...Read More
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeon’s (ASPS) most recent report on plastic surgery statistics for 2014, breast augmentation was once again the single most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed by ASPS member surgeons. For 2014, almost 300,000 breast augmentation procedures were performed. According to...Read More