Archives by Tag 'Breasts'

Breast Reconstruction Before and After

May 11, 2012

A breast reconstruction is the creation of natural-looking artificial breasts using plastic surgery. Having a breast reconstruction is a big decision which women face after a mastectomy (removal due to breast cancer). When you are diagnosed with cancer, it’s scary. On top of dealing with possible death, you have much to learn about the condition, […]

Breast Liposuction Before and After

May 11, 2012

Liposuction to the breasts can reduce their size and also provide some lift. This procedure can be performed on men and women. Men who suffer from gynecomastia can either use prescription medication or surgery to have their larger breasts reduced.  After a male has his man boobs removed, he can feel proud again of his […]

Breast Implant Removal Before and After

May 10, 2012

There’s a multitude of reasons why women would ask for their breast implants to be removed. Firstly, the products themselves need to be replaced. Breast implants do not have an expiry date as such, however most plastic surgeons recommend replacing them after around 15 years. Some women have been reported to leave the same ones […]

Breast Lift Before and After

May 10, 2012

A breast lift (mastopexy) is designed to elevate the position of the breast and nipple. Like the name suggests, the idea is to ‘lift the whole breast upward’. It won’t make your breasts larger or project more forward. This is what a breast augmentation does. If your boobs have lost volume and are drooping, then […]

Breast Reduction Before and After

May 10, 2012

A breast reduction (reduction mammoplasty) is a form of plastic surgery to reduce the size of breasts. This page focuses on women. If you are interested in male breast reduction, please visit our gynecomastia page. If you want smaller breasts, you may get some reactions like “What! You want smaller boobs!?” That’s the shock many […]

Mastectomy Before and After

May 8, 2012

It is very unfortunate to find out you have breast cancer as a woman. Women who are diagnosed often require a mastectomy to remove one or both breasts. If the cancer is small, then a lumpectomy may be enough (where only a portion of the breast is removed). Those who inherit the harmful BRCA1 or […]

DIEP Flap Before and After

February 22, 2012

DIEP (Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforators blood vessels) flap breast reconstruction is a micro-surgical re-constructive plastic surgery procedure where fat and skin connected to the abdomen (lower) are removed and moved onto the chest area, reconstructing the breast. This operation is usually what may follow after a lumpectomy or mastectomy (breast removal, typically from cancer). There […]

Gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction) Before and After

February 10, 2012

Gynecomastia is a condition where males develop breasts. Males who suffer from this often consider breast reduction surgery as a means of wishing to look normal or less like a woman. The surgeon uses liposuction to remove the fat from the chest. In fitness and men’s magazines around the world gynecomastia among males has been […]

Boob Jobs Before and After

February 9, 2012

Boob jobs are basically any type of cosmetic breast surgery to improve or correct the size, deformities, shape or sag of the female breast.  The term ‘boob job’ is a slang term which has become well known in today’s society. The most popular procedure, a breast augmentation can be done with implants or autologous fat […]

Nipple Reduction (Areola Reduction) Before and After

February 1, 2012

Nipple reduction and areola reduction are a type of breast surgery focusing on the center of the breast. There are several options for making this area more aesthetically pleasing: reducing the length and/or width of the nipples or making the areola area smaller. There’s a difference between nipples and areolae. Nipples are the two knobs […]