10 Things To Consider Before A Breast Lift – Dr. Ted Eisenberg

Are you a candidate for a breast lift? Should you also consider implants? What can you expect during recovery? Here are 10 things consider.

A breast lift, or mastopexy, raises and firms your breasts, giving them a more youthful look. Dr. Ted Eisenberg accomplishes this by removing the excess skin, moving the nipples to a new, higher position, and suturing the remaining tissue together to create a sling – essentially a natural support bra – that raises and reshapes your breasts.

To determine if you are a candidate for a lift, try the “pencil test.” Take off your bra and look in the mirror. Place a pencil horizontally along the crease under your breast where your bra band would rest. Does your nipple – not your areola – rest above, below, or at the pencil?

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Breast Implant Statistics – Dr. Ted Eisenberg

1. In 2015, about 1.4 million women around the world got saline or silicone breast implants. Some 300,000 of them lived in the United States, according to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

2. Breast implants are measured in cubic centimeters (ccs) rather than cup size. To figure out how many ounces the implants are, divide the number of cubic centimeters in each of them by 30.

3. On a woman who is completely flat-chested and has a medium-sized frame, a 450 cc implant would be equivalent to the average C-cup bra. 450 ccs equals about 15 ounces, like this water bottle.

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What Is an IDEAL Breast Lift? Dr. Ted Eisenberg

Dr. Ted Eisenberg’s groundbreaking technique takes the guesswork out of Breast Lift Surgery – without and without implants. Have you ever tried to cut your hair yourself? You trim a little bit from the left side and then a little bit from the right side, using your ears as a guideline. Oops. It’s not even, so you go back and forth and back and forth. Before you know it, your hair is too short. Plastic surgeons have a similar challenge during breast lift (mastopexy) surgery when they strive to lift and even out even droopy breasts. The traditional approach is to draw a pattern, cut away the...

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