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Breast Plastic Surgery Procedures Conveniently located to serve St. Louis

You can choose from several types of breast plastic surgery procedures in St. Louis if you want to change how your breasts look. These include breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, and breast revision. Knowing what each procedure entails can help you decide which option is right for you.

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in America. People often do it to increase their bust size and projection or to correct size asymmetries.

Breast augmentation takes 1-2 hours under general anesthesia. Dr. Rottler will make an incision around the nipple, under the breast, or in the armpit, as agreed upon during the consultation, then insert the implant through it. He will close the incision using sutures.

Breast Lift

A breast lift is performed to raise sagging breasts, improve their shape and firmness, and address shape asymmetries.

During a breast lift, the type of incision is determined during consultation. The incisions are made, excess skin is removed around the areola and nipple to lift the breast, and the nipple and areola are raised to a new location. The remaining skin is then tightened, and incisions are closed with sutures.

Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is used to reduce the size of excessively large breasts that often leave people with neck and back pain, bra strap soreness, inflammation under the breast folds, and low self-esteem.

During Breast reduction, Dr. Rottler will create the chosen incision based on the amount of tissue being removed. These will allow him to reduce excess skin, glandular tissue, and fat. The nipple and areola may be repositioned and resized.

Breast Revision

Breast revision is an option for women who are not happy with the results of earlier breast surgery. It can correct medical and/or cosmetic issues like rippling and capsular contracture.

During breast revision in St. Louis, Dr. Rottler may alter the scar-tissue capsule around the implant, support the breasts with Strattice Reconstructive Tissue Matrix to keep the implants in their proper place, or remove and replace the implants entirely.

Ideal Candidates

The best candidates for breast plastic surgery procedures vary based on the specific procedure. Generally, candidates should be in sound health, should not be pregnant or lactating, and should have realistic expectations for the procedure.

Your Breast Plastic Surgery Consultation

When consulting Dr. Paul Rottler about breast plastic surgery procedures, he will ask about your medical history, allergies, medications, goals, and current health. He will examine your breasts, ask about your problems with them, and explain the different procedures, preparation, and expected recovery.

The Recovery Process

The recovery time varies per patient and surgery. It may involve a few days of discomfort. Bruising and swelling will subside after a few weeks. Follow Dr. Rottler‘s post-surgery instructions, like wearing a good bra, taking medications as directed, and refraining from doing certain activities.

The Cost of Breast Plastic Surgery Procedures

The cost of getting breast surgery in St. Louis depends on the specific procedure chosen and the extent of the issues being addressed. It also depends on the total price of medical tests, anesthesia, and prescription medications.

Schedule Your Consultation

Achieve the body and look you want with breast plastic surgery procedures in St. Louis with Dr. Rottler at the helm. He has more than 25 years of experience helping patients like you achieve their dream appearance. Contact us today for a consultation.