Perhaps the most commonly performed plastic surgery procedure, breast augmentation is a safe and easy way to enhance a woman's chest. Through a small incision, an implant is placed into precisely prepared breast pockets. There are many options for implant shapes, material and styles.
Some of the happiest patients in plastic surgery have undergone a breast reduction. That's right. Breasts that are large and heavy can decrease quality of life and produce health problems related to the back and neck. In many cases, the procedure is even covered by insurance companies.
The breasts can undergo some profound changes over a lifetime, especially after pregnancy. Skin can be stretched beyond its limits, and the breast gland can undergo atrophy. This all produces sagging breasts. The breast lift repositions the sagging tissues and redundant skin effectively.
Breast Revision Surgery
Sometimes, breast deformity can result after breast surgery for any reason. For example, capsular contractures can occur after breast augmentation, or breast asymmetry may result after breast reduction. Whatever the deformity, Dr. Panossian takes pride in correcting challenging deformities of the breast of all types.
Inverted Nipple Correction
Inverted nipples may be a point of self-consciousness for women and men, especially in the adolescent years. This results from tethering of the underlying ligaments of the nipple. Correction of this deformity is relatively straightforward and can sometimes be performed in the office.
Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia)
Many men are genetically predisposed to breast enlargement. It is most troublesome during the teenage years and beyond. Dr. Panossian performs a unique male breast reduction procedure through minimal scars. Even very large breasts can be reduced with this technique. Patient satisfaction is high.