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The process of Breast Lift procedures

Breast Lift Process in Fort Lee NJ Area

Women who have experienced changes in their breasts over time often feel uneasy about how their chest appears when wearing revealing clothing. They may find themselves hiding their body in spaces such as the pool or beach and might avoid situations where others may see them without clothing. It is not uncommon for the breasts to change over time in volume, shape, size, and location on the chest, which is why plastic surgery procedures such as the breast lift exist. What is a breast lift? Dr. Edmund Kwan and his team perform breast lift procedures in Fort Lee, New Jersey, … Continue reading

NYC patients seeking the perfect breast lift ask: “Are breast lifts permanent?”

Dr. Edmund Kwan explains whether breast lifts permanently

There is no single “perfect breast lift in NYC” at the offices of Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD. The surgical technique depends on many factors unique to each patient, including: Breast size and shape Level of desired improvement Body frame and proportions Some of these characteristics may make you a good candidate for a breast lift or mastopexy, alone or combined with breast augmentation or implants. When making this investment of time and money, it’s natural to wonder, “Are Breast Lifts Permanent?” Here Dr. Kwan discusses important considerations when weighing options to improve the appearance of your breasts, and factors that … Continue reading

How to achieve firmer breasts with a breast lift in NYC

Firmer Breast NYC

Plastic and reconstructive surgery allows patients in the NYC area to achieve more attractive body contours that can improve their self-confidence and overall quality of life. When women come into the practice of Dr. Edmund Kwan, M.D., they oftentimes want to enhance their breasts. Over the years through weight changes, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and the natural aging process, the breasts may begin to sag and lose their lift and firmness. While the right bra can help in holding the breasts up higher and therefore helping patients fit better in their clothing, this is not an effective solution for patients who want … Continue reading

What is breast lifting?

Breast Lift New Jersey

Breast lifting is a surgical procedure involving the lifting of breasts that sag. Breasts, like any other part of the body, will sag with the aging process. In many patients, breasts may sag following pregnancy. Skin can become stretched out or can become more deflated, which means breasts will no longer be firm but flattened instead. Dr. Kwan says that merely putting a breast implant in a patient whose breasts are very saggy will not solve the problem. Instead, the breasts need to be lifted by making incisions around them. This procedure can start from very limited breast lifting, which … Continue reading

How is breast lift surgery done?

New Jersey Breast Lift

Breast lift surgery involves the removal of extra skin and the recontouring of the breast mound to give the patient a better shaped breast. This is done through three techniques – periareolar, lollipop or anchor type incisions. All three may be effective, given the requirements of the patient. If the patient’s breasts are very saggy, then there may be more limited options or an anchor type incision may be the only option. If there is less sagging, a lollipop incision can solve the problem. If the breasts are even less saggy, then a periareolar incision will suffice. All these breast … Continue reading

What is the recovery period like for a breast lift?

Breast Lift Manhattan

Most patients do not experience much pain with a breast lift. So the recovery period is generally between one to two weeks. Most patients can go back to their routine two weeks later, or three weeks at the most. So recovery tends to be quick and easy. During the weeks of recovery, breast lift patients should expect to experience normal postoperative effects like slight discomfort, swelling and some bruising. In order to alleviate these, a surgeon usually prescribes pain relieving medications to make the patient feel comfortable and at ease. Moreover, with respect to their routine habits, sleeping on their … Continue reading

How much does breast lift surgery cost?

Manhattan Breast Lift

Costs associated with breast lift surgery have the tendency to vary. Depending on the type of breast lift procedure performed, the costs can range from $5000 to $10,000. However, this too can depend on the patient’s choice of wanting to do the procedure with a limited incision or by combining it with a breast augmentation procedure. Coupling a breast lift with an augmentation procedure normally entails an expensive price tag. Patients who opt to combine a breast implants procedure to their breast lift surgery should expect the costs to be considerably higher. Normally, factors like location, the type of implant … Continue reading

Who is a candidate for breast lift procedures in New York City?

Breast Lift Procedure NY

In his eighteen years of experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Kwan has seen many patients who are more concerned about the “firmness” of their breasts rather than their size. Women who are satisfied with the overall size and shape of the breasts, but feel embarrassed or otherwise uncomfortable with the lack of firmness they experience, are ideal candidates for breast lift surgery in our New York City facility. The condition of the breasts often changes over time. Lack of firmness, or sagginess, may develop as a result of: Age. The skin looses elasticity when the production of collagen … Continue reading

What can a New York City patient expect during a breast lift?

New York City Breast Lift

Many changes can happen to a woman’s body over time and can transform the way her body is contoured. When women go through changes such as pregnancy, weight loss, or aging, the appearance of their breasts can change. Breasts can be of an adequate size, but sag. Dr. Kwan can correct this for women in New York City. Breast lift surgery is the proper way to fix this. A breast lift, also called a mastopexy, is a procedure in which the breasts are “lifted” to give a more youthful appearance, while also maintaining a more desirable nipple position. It can … Continue reading


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