All Video News for Breast Surgery

  • Fat Grafting Can Reduce the Appearance of Breast Implant Rippling

    The most common cause of breast implant rippling is when a patient does not have sufficient amount of tissue to cover the implant.  

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kamran Khoobehi explains that if a breast implant is too big or the patient is born with inadequate amount of breast tissue to cover the implant, this will result in implant rippling.  

  • Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction Added Symmetry to My Breasts

    Georgette underwent a mastectomy on one of her breasts following her breast cancer diagnosis. She consulted with a board-certified plastic surgeon who recommended a breast reconstruction procedure. 

    Breast reconstruction includes a variety of procedures performed to restore the form and shape of the breast, following mastectomy or lumpectomy surgery. 

  • A Breast Reduction Improved My Posture and Numbed My Back Pain

    After bearing two children, Gina’s breasts increased in size causing pain to her neck, back and shoulders. The size of her breasts interrupted her level of physical activity; she started to feel insecure and uncomfortable. Through word-of-mouth and research, she found Dr. Tracy Pfeifer, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in New York, who recommended a breast reduction procedure. 

  • Lessons Learned from Previous Botched Breast Surgery

    Cassondra first got her breasts done when she was 18, but was unsatisfied with the results because her breasts were very far apart and her chest bone was noticeable.  

    “I finally decided to get my breasts redone and did my research to find my doctor,” explained Cassondra. “Research is very important, the internet is good but anyone can put up a website. I had a bad experience in the past and have learned from it.” 

    It is important to consult with your plastic surgeon prior to your procedure and verify his credentials to ensure he is a board-certified plastic surgeon. 

  • My Breast Augmentation Enhanced My Femininity

    Growing up, Debbie was flat-chested and always felt like she resembled a 12 year-old boy; she didn’t feel like a woman. This made her self-conscious when she wore certain types of clothing such as bathing suit –she lacked self-confidence. 

    “My sisters made fun of me and it was the on-going joke since I was the last child born that there was none left for me,” stated Debbie. “I decided to look into the surgery and chose a doctor that my friend had a recommended.” 

  • What to Expect During a Breast Lift Surgery

    A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, addresses sagging and uneven breasts, decreased breast volume and drooping nipples and stretched areolas (the darker area surrounding the nipples), recreating a youthful shape and lift to your breasts. 

    Dr. Kamran Khoobehi, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Metairie, Los Angeles, explains that when a patient has sagging breasts following a pregnancy, weight loss or a genetic inheritance and is only happy with the appearance of her breasts in a bra, which he refers to as an external lift, then he recommends a breast lift.  

  • Carmela's Experience Undergoing A Breast Asymmetry Correction Procedure

    Carmela lived with breast asymmetry (defined as a difference of form, position, or volume of the breast) for years. She wasn’t happy about it and wanted to correct it. Dr. Tracy Pfeifer was recommended to her through casual conversation with a friend who’d already undergone the procedure.  

    “I researched her online, looked up her credentials, and before and after photos. I knew then that Dr. Pfeifer was the right fit for me,” explained Carmela.  

  • Karen's Breast Cancer Reconstruction

    After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003, Karen had a lumpectomy. As a result, she decided to have both a breast reduction and reconstruction. Due to where the cancer was located, following its removal, the breast would have looked lopsided, which helped Karen make the decision to have her procedures done. 

  • Joanne's Breast Augmentation Story

    For Joanne, a mother of three, who was very flat-chested when younger, breast implants were something she had long considered. When she was younger, she was very thin and her smaller breasts were in proportion to her figure. After aging and having children, that was no longer the case, and she felt that implants would help her proportions. 

  • Breast Augmentation: Teneia's Story

    There are many reasons why women choose breast augmentation. These reasons may center around breasts that are perceived to be under-developed, or because of differences in the sizes of the breasts, or from changes after pregnancy or breast feeding. Some women may be happy with their breasts but just want them made fuller. Often after weight loss, aging or childbirth, a woman’s breast volume and shape change. 

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