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How Long Do The Results Last?

The results of your breast lift surgery are long-lasting. Over time your breasts can continue to change due to aging and gravity. Keeping a healthy lifestyle and maintaining your weight will allow you to retain your new look longer.

What Are the Potential Side Effects of Breast Lift Surgery?

The most commonly reported side effects include the development of a hematoma or seroma, changes in nipple and breast sensation, and delayed wound healing. More information can be provided during your consultation.

Can a Breast Lift be Achieved with Breast Augmentation?

A breast augmentation and a breast lift achieve very different results. Some patients find that they are happy with the amount of breast tissue they have and simply want their breasts lifted. Other patients are unhappy with both the volume of their breasts and the degree of sagging, these patients may want to consider having both surgeries done. A personal consultation with Dr. Garcia is recommended to discuss your desired goals and to learn about…

What Happens During Breast Lift Surgery?

Your breast lift surgery can be achieved through a variety of incision patterns and techniques. The appropriate technique for you will be determine during your consultation in which Dr. Garcia will consider your current breast size and shape, the size and position of your areolas, the degree of breast sagging and the quality and elasticity of the skin as well as the amount of extra skin.

Who is a Good Candidate for Breast Lift?

Breast lift surgery is a highly individualized procedure. Women choose breast lift surgery for a number of reasons but primarily due to the loss of skin elastic that can result from pregnancy, breast feeding, weight changes, aging, gravity and heredity. Healthy women over the age of 18 years old may be good candidates, we recommend a consultation with Dr. Garcia to discuss your goals and to review of your medical history to ensure surgery is…

What is a Mastopexy?

A mastopexy is a breast lift that raises and firms the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour. Sometimes the areola becomes enlarged over time, and a breast lift can reduce this as well. Breast lift surgery does not change the size of your breast. If you want your breasts to look fuller, or smaller, you may want to consider either breast augmentation or…

What Are Potential Side Effects And What Can I Expect After My Treatment?

The most common side effects occur in the treatment area and include: Swelling Bruising Tenderness Numbness Redness Areas of hardness These side effects tend to lessen on subsequent treatments. Rare side effects include: difficulty swallowing during the first few days (this is thought to be due to swelling), temporary numbness, nerve damage causing an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness, hyperpigmentation, and small areas of beard loss in men.

How Should I Prepare For My KYBELLA Treatment?

To reduce the risk of bruising and swelling, avoid taking aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, St. John’s Wort, or high doses of Vitamin E supplements for one week prior to treatment, consult your primary physician before discontinuing any normally prescribed medications. Dr. Garcia also recommends taking Arnica Montana for three days prior to your treatment to reduce the risk of bruising and swelling.  Do not use Arnica if you have active heart disease, uncontrolled high blood…

How Long Do Results Last?

Once the fat cells are gone, they are gone for good! When injected into the fat under your chin, KYBELLA™ causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat. After the aesthetic response is achieved, retreatment with KYBELLA™ is not expected.

How Many Treatments Will I Need?

Since everyone’s chin profile is different, the number of treatments varies from patient to patient.  Many patients experience visible contouring of their chin profile in two to four treatment sessions, the average number of treatment sessions is three. Dr. Garcia will customize your KYBELLA™ treatment regimen, including how many treatments you need, based on your desired chin profile. He will give you a series of injections at each treatment session, which are spaced at least…