Breast Augmentation for Older Women

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Reasons Older Women Elect to have Breast Augmentation

As we age, our skin loses its elasticity and may begin to sag in some areas. The breasts are one area of the body where the skin begins to sag most noticeably. Sagging or drooping breasts can make a woman look older than she is and can cause her to become self-conscious. The breasts also lose breast tissue and volume over time. Breast augmentation will correct these issues and give women restored confidence in their appearance.

Having breast augmentation does not mean that the size of the breasts will become overly large. Many women choose a breast implant size that subtly increases the size of their breasts while primarily restoring fullness.

The Mommy Makeover

Experienced breast surgeons offer a procedure called the Mommy Makeover for women who have completed their family and are ready to regain their pre-pregnancy bodies. The Mommy Makeover, a combination of several cosmetic surgery procedures designed specifically to meet each woman's needs, includes:

  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast lift
  • Liposuction
  • Tummy tuck

Bearing children and breast-feeding can take their toll on the female body. The body may retain weight gained during pregnancy and breast-feeding can make the breasts lose their shape and volume. A Mommy Makeover will correct these issues and give women their pre-pregnancy bodies.

The increased popularity of the Mommy Makeover has transformed how older women view breast augmentation. Women in their late 20s, 30s and 40s seek cosmetic surgery procedures like breast augmentation and tummy tuck surgery to help them regain their pre-pregnancy bodies.

Now, as women in their 40s and 50s notice their breasts starting to sag and lose volume, they are not as timid about turning to breast augmentation for help. Breast augmentation will restore their breasts giving them a younger overall appearance. Some older women also see the promise of having breast augmentation surgery combined with a breast lift. A breast lift reduces the sagging of the breasts while breast augmentation will give the breasts the desired fullness.



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There is a wealth of information available about breast augmentation and if this breast surgery procedure is right for you. Please visit the St. Louis breast augmentation website of Richard L. Kofkoff, M.D., P.C. today.

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This article was published on 2010/10/29