Many patients are not sure which one is right for them. Of course, there is no real “black and white” answer to this question. The right procedure for you will depend on the physical characteristics of your breasts and your aesthetic goals.
The procedure can also correct sagging caused by age or pregnancy.
They are also an effective method to correct breasts that are of unequal shape or size.
A breast lift is performed to raise sagging breasts and put them in their normal position. It is also commonly used with patients who need to correct nipple placement.
If your nipples are too low and reside below the inframammary fold, a breast lift is an excellent option to remedy this situation.
There is a significant overlap in the functions that these two procedures can accomplish.
Often, we have patients who elect to have a breast lift in conjunction with breast augmentation. This will enable you to achieve your desired breast size and shape while correcting issues caused by sagging.
To learn more about the differences between breast augmentation and breast lifts, please contact the experienced plastic surgeons at the Austin-Weston Center for Cosmetic Surgery to schedule your initial consultation.