About Augmentation + Lift
As many women age, they lose fullness in their breasts while other women begin to notice excess breast skin. Some women will have both problems that lead to sagging, deflated breasts. If you would like to increase breast volume while also eliminating loose skin, plastic surgeon Dr. Jules Walters can perform a breast augmentation surgery plus a breast lift (mastopexy). This procedure at Walters Plastic Surgery in New Orleans, LA begins by removing loose skin from the breasts and then placing silicone or saline implants or using a fat transfer method to get to your goal size. Breast surgery with a lift and augmentation addresses multiple concerns, such as shape, size, and position to create younger, perkier-looking breasts. Make an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Walters to go over your unique concerns and desires as well as view a simulation of your potential results with the Vectra 3D so he can help you decide if a breast surgery with a lift and augmentation best fits your needs.
"Dr. Walters Is The Creme De La Creme - I had a Mommy Makeover (extended tummy tuck and breast lift w/ fat transfer) with Dr. Jules Walters on October 24, 2018. Dr. Walters has truly been an amazing doctor. He’s patient, kind, listens to your questions and concerns and gives you his honest, professional opinion on what he thinks will give you the best outcome and most satisfying results for you personally. I am 2 weeks out from s..."- C. / RealSelf / Nov 07, 2018
"The care and attention to detail Dr. Walters provides is unparalleled. He not only makes sure you have a clear understanding of your procedure, he strives to provide results that exceed your expectations."- E.L. / Google / Jun 21, 2019
"I highly recommend Dr. Walters. Not only I got amazing results but he and his stuff made me feel comfortable during the whole process."- K.A. / Google / Jun 12, 2019
"Dr. Walters was amazing! He was able to listen to all of my concerns and make what I wanted reality. He is passionate about his work and therefore cares about making whatever you’re there for to look perfect! His rapid recovery technique for breast aug works wonders. I was out of the house the next day and only took ibuprofen. Definitely recommend."- R.T. / Google / May 30, 2019
"Warning: long post I call my cancer diagnosis “the gift that keeps on giving”. When I was referred to Dr. Walters, I had gone through 8 surgeries and was experiencing a 4-way contraction on the right side as a result of radiation after reconstruction. This caused me to be in pain 24 hours a day. Dr. Walters gave me hope that I could live without that pain and he did a fat transfer from my stomach to make a new breast. The pain was gone. This past November I had the second phase of the surgery which was to give me symmetry, to reconstruct the nipples which were misshapen, and to transfer fat to give fullness where needed. The surgery was a success for me. I can look at myself in the mirror and I am okay with what I see now. I live two and a half hours from Dr. Walters’ offices. Dr. Walters and his staff were kind, responsive, and accommodating to my needs to say the least. My questions which were numerous were answered in a timely manner. During difficult times, Dr. Walters was able to see me quickly and he was willing to discuss options by phone. I am a happy patient and at every visit I was asked if I was happy with the results. I can say that I am very pleased and happy with my results and with the care I was given by Dr. Walters and all of his staff!"- D.B. / Google / May 29, 2019
There are several reasons why you may be looking into breast surgery combining a lift with augmentation. It's an ideal choice if you want to significantly rejuvenate your breasts while improving the firmness of your breast skin. You may have developed breast ptosis (sagging) caused by significant weight loss, aging, or pregnancy; therefore, you would like to enhance the volume and shape of your breasts — this can all be achieved with an augmentation and lift. Dr. Walters will be able to determine if a lift and fat transfer will get your desired outcome or if both a lift and implants are better to attain your goals.
A combination breast surgery is commonly done at an accredited surgical facility as an outpatient procedure where you will be sedated with general anesthesia. In most cases, the lift portion of the surgery is done after a temporary sizer is placed or after the breasts are injected with fat. The excess skin is eliminated and the soft tissue is smoothed. Dr. Walters will explain the options available for breast implants or fat transfer before your surgery.
What to Expect
The recovery timeframe for an augmentation with a lift will be different for every patient; however, you will probably be well enough to get back to your everyday activities in about seven days. You should refrain from exercise and strenuous activities for at least 4 weeks. There will also be mild to moderate inflammation after your surgery that may last for 2 – 3 weeks. Your implants will settle into their final position after several months where at that time you will be able to see your results.
Plan Your Procedure
Where to Start
Attain the curves you dream about by scheduling a surgical breast augmentation with a lift at Walters Plastic Surgery. Dr. Walters will help you create a personalized procedure plan that meets your concerns and goals so you can see your best results. By addressing the skin, size, shape, and position of your breasts, your surgical augmentation and lift can lead to a younger appearance. Make a consultation with Dr. Walters at our New Orleans, LA office to find out more information about your options for breast surgery.