Should I Consider Breast Augmentation After Weight Loss?

Many women are disappointed to see that their breasts are one of the first places they lose volume during weight loss. Unfortunately, there is no way to select where fat will be reduced during times of diet or extensive exercise.Before and after image showing the results of a breast augmentation in Scottsdale, AZ.

This fat loss can be frustrating for those women who want to slim and tone their bodies but also want to keep the size of their breasts. To make matters worse, women who experience significant weight loss may develop excess skin that results in sagging breast tissue and an undesirable breast aesthetic. 

Breast enhancement surgery can restore and enhance the appearance of the breasts following weight loss. 

How Can You Add Volume After Weight Loss?

Even though the benefits of weight loss far outweigh the downsides, the reduction in your overall size can result in the deflation, flattening, and sagging of your breasts.

Breast augmentation can restore your breasts to their pre-weight loss size or even larger, if so desired. By selecting breast implants of appropriate size and profile, you can customize the results that you are seeking such as it relates to cup size, shape (fullness versus naturalness), cleavage, and projection.

How Can You Address Loose Breast Skin After Weight Loss?

Unfortunately, the flattening and deflation of the breasts are not the only downsides to weight loss in the breasts. Because skin stretching occurred as a consequence of the increased breast size, there is permanent loss of elasticity along with redundancy as relates to the enveloping breast tissue.

Correcting loose skin and sagging after weight loss can be accomplished with a breast lift (to tighten and elevate the breasts) or a combination of a breast lift with breast augmentation

A breast lift can also reposition and reduce the size of downward-pointing or too low situated and stretched out nipple-areolar complexes. 

When Should I Consider These Breast Enhancement Procedures?

Breast augmentation and/or breast lift surgery can be performed at any time following your weight loss in order to provide you with perkier, more voluptuous appearing breasts that can provide you with greater confidence, an improved self-image, and feelings of enhanced sexiness.

In order to maintain your rejuvenated results far longer, it is recommended that you try to maintain a stable weight along with wearing a good supportive bra regularly.

Are You Interested in Breast Augmentation in Scottsdale, AZ?

To learn more or to set up your consultation with Dr. Steven Turkeltaub, contact the Arizona Center for Breast Surgery by calling (480) 451-3000 or by filling out our online contact form.