Reasons to Consider Revision Breast Surgery

Revision breast surgery can be a great option for many women who have previously undergone a breast enhancement procedure that produced an unsatisfactory outcome and/or led to complications affecting the appearance of the breasts. In addition, this secondary procedure can also be beneficial for individuals whose aesthetic goals have changed…

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Can I Change Implant Sizes After Breast Augmentation?

A question frequently asked by women interested in breast augmentation is if they will be able to exchange their implants for a larger or smaller size later in time. While not common, there are a few reasons why patients may desire this change. For instance, some individuals feel that their…

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How Is Capsular Contracture Treated?

As with any foreign object introduced into the body, it is normal for a thin layer of scar tissue to form around breast implants, creating what’s known as a “capsule.” Most of the time, this capsule remains unnoticed and virtually undetectable to the touch. In some instances, however, scar tissue…

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4 Pieces of Advice for Mommy Makeover Patients

As you may already know, a mommy makeover is a popular surgical option that combines body contouring and breast enhancement procedures to comprehensively address a variety of aesthetic concerns that can manifest after pregnancy and/or breastfeeding. At The Aesthetic Institute of Chicago, women who have received a mommy makeover have…

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Mommy Makeover Recovery: What to Expect

Recovery and downtime following a mommy makeover will depend on a variety of factors, including the specific procedures you elect to receive, the number of treatments you undergo, and whether your mommy makeover is conducted at one time or in separate stages. When performed alone, surgical procedures such as full…

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When Should I Consider a Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover can often be a great procedural option for women seeking to inclusively address such aesthetic concerns as loose skin in the midsection and lower body, breast sagging and/or volume loss, excess fat accumulations, and/or the appearance of stretch marks – all of which can be the result…

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Recovery from Breast Lift with Augmentation

The recovery process for breast lift surgery (mastopexy) combined with breast augmentation is similar to what you can expect for either procedure performed alone. Throughout the healing process, patients are asked to wear surgical or sports bras for added comfort and support. Most individuals experience some mild discomfort in the…

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Should I Get a Breast Lift with Implants?

When considering breast lift surgery, the decision of whether or not you should also receive implants will depend on your ultimate goals. By definition, a breast lift – also referred to as mastopexy – is a procedure performed to lift and reshape the breasts to restore a more youthful contour…

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