Dr. John Anastasatos MD FACS – Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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Breast lift and reduction following massive weight loss
Dr. John Anastasatos performed surgery for this patient pictured below. This patient lost 200 pounds on her own. Impressive will power! I told her she did the very hard part. Now the plastic surgery part is the easy part.
In the before and after pictures you see the extreme sagging of her breasts. I did a mastopexy on her. It is also called breast lift. How do you create a breast that is perky in a patient like this with very little breast tissue? A plastic surgeon can create a youthful breast by re-arranging the breast tissue. That is part of the art of plastic surgery.
This lady in addition had so much skin that extended to her armpit and bra area. That had to be dealt with too. You treat excess saggy skin by removing it. Doing it in conjunction with the breast lift helps.
This plastic surgery operation helped with the bra area and armpit area.
When patients have bariatric surgery such as lap band surgery or gastric bypass surgery they develop usually excessive breast ptosis or sagginess. This requires skilled plastic surgery to correct. The principles for breast lift and reduction after massive weight loss surgery are the same as the ones I show here.
What I love about this case is that I was able to give her round and teardrop shaped breasts. The patient is obviously very happy.
The before and after breast photos speak for themselves.