Although breast augmentation and breast lift are two completely different procedures, patients often confuse the two, according to Miami plastic surgeon Ary Krau. Breast augmentation involves inserting saline or silicone implants into the breasts to improve size and fullness. Breast lift removes skin and reshapes the tissue to elevate the breast and nipple. What Do… Read More
Breast augmentation with the placement of saline or silicone implants is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in Miami and the surrounding areas. Unfortunately, there is a lot of confusion amongst potential candidates about what exactly breast implants can do. Some of them assume that the placement of implants always results in a… Read More
Many women have more than one concern about their breasts. Some may feel their breasts are too big, too small, or too saggy or shapeless. If you are concerned about more than one of these issues, a breast lift with implants procedure may be right for you. Here, Dr. Ary Krau discusses five benefits to… Read More
Pregnancy and breastfeeding can significantly alter the appearance of a woman’s breasts. Many mothers find that after pregnancy and nursing, the breasts lose their perky position and youthful shape, and start to sag unattractively. Leading Miami plastic surgeon Dr. Ary Krau can help. He offers cosmetic breast surgery to restore the look of full and… Read More
From the standpoint of incisions, there are three types of breast lifts. Just around the areola, the lollipop, and the anchor. However, what is more important is what is done on the inside. There are basically two types of techniques. In one technique the breast tissue is simply pushed up by tightening the skin envelope…. Read More
No one can completely stop the natural aging process. Eventually, factors including hereditary traits and the effect of gravity will take a toll on your body overall and on your breasts in particular. However, there are certain steps you can take — and certain habits you should avoid — to postpone visible signs of aging… Read More
Some of the women who visit the cosmetic surgery practice of Dr. Ary Krau seeking breast augmentation surgery are also bothered by the look of their sagging breasts. They ask Dr. Krau whether they should undergo breast augmentation with breast implants alone or as part of a combined procedure with breast lift surgery. The answer… Read More
Let’s face it—whether due to motherhood or just aging, many women are dissatisfied with the position, shape, perkiness and fullness of their breasts. As many women know and have experienced, a breast augmentation, breast lift, or combination of both procedures can restore or improve the shape and fullness of breasts. A breast lift is used… Read More
How long does it take to recover from a breast lift surgery? In most cases, the recovery time after a breast lift procedure is relatively short. Many patients find that they are back to their everyday lives within three weeks of surgery, notes Miami plastic surgeon Dr. Ary Krau. Getting back on your feet quickly after a breast lift means listening to what your surgeon says and coming back for follow-up appointments as needed.
As doctors and surgeons become more experienced in their fields, opinions about the best ways to do certain procedures change. In the past, accepted medical wisdom dictated that it was better for all involved to perform a breast lift or mastopexy and a breast augmentation as two separate procedures. Over the course of thousands of surgeries, Miami-based plastic surgeon Dr. Ary Krau has found that it makes much more sense to perform the procedures together. His findings are backed up by a study published in January 2013 in the journal “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,” from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.