Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Associates
Vincent D. Lepore, MD
2581 Samaritan Drive #102
San Jose, CA 95124
Surgeon: Vincent D. Lepore, MD
Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift San Jose
This is a woman in her mid-40s, who has had children, and is bothered by the current appearance of her breasts. They have lost volume, and she notes some sagging as well. She came to see Dr. Lepore to investigate whether she could see some restored volume, and have her breasts lifted at the same time. After discussions about the various types of breast implants, types of breast lifts, and surgical approaches, our patient decided on the following.
She chose to undergo Breast Augmentation, with silicone gel implants inserted in a transaxillary, subpectoral approach. The implants she chose, are smooth, round, moderate profile, 445cc. She also elected to undergo a Donut Mastopexy, or Breast Lift. In this type of lift, the incisions are made around the areola. The scarring is minimized with the so-called Donut Lift, but our patient also understood, however, that the amount of "lift" that can be achieved with this procedure is more moderate than a 'standard' breast lift would produce.
Both procedures were performed in a single session. Our patient is seen in her After photos, 8 weeks post-surgery. Even at this early date, you can see that the scarring is very discreet, and healing well. She is very pleased with the results of her Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift.