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Dr. Henry Carlos Vasconez, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1101 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Henry Vasconez is a specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Vasconez include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Vasconez has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Central University of Ecuador. Dr. Vasconez is professionally affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Lee Hill Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1401 Harrodsburg Road; Suite B488
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Joseph Hill, who practices in Lexington, KY, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Hill's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hill include breast reconstruction revision, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Dr. Hill completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast reconstruction revision , breast implant revision, breast lift, breast lift with implant

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Ptosis ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Critical Care
Suite K454, Division of Plastic Surgery; 740 S. Limestone
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Lesley Wong is a plastic surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine) specialist. Dr. Wong's areas of expertise include the following: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. She is affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Breast Reduction, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Henry Grover Wells Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
135 E. Maxwell Street; Suite 402
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Henry Wells is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wells include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Wells has received include Professional Recognition: Leadership positions, Fayette County Medical Society; Leadership positions, University of Kentucky Medical School Alumni Association; and Board member, Susan Komen Foundation of Lexington. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, and Samaritan Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift, breast lift with implant

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Lip Implants, Chin Implants, Nipple Surgery, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Dorothy H Clark, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1707 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Dorothy Clark sees patients in Lexington, KY. Her medical specialty is plastic surgery. She graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Clark include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. The average patient rating for Dr. Clark is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Clark honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Laser Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery
740 South Limestone Street; K-448
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Daniel Stewart's area of specialization is plastic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Stewart's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stewart accepts. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Hair Transplant, Nose Surgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Urology
1760 Nicholasville Road; Suite 601
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Cameron Schaeffer sees patients in Lexington, KY. His medical specialties are plastic surgery and pediatric urology. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient reviews placed Dr. Schaeffer at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Gender Reassignment Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Yhi Liau, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1101 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. James Liau is a plastic surgery specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is professionally affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center. Dr. Liau is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Nose ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian D Rinker, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1101 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Brian Rinker specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery and practices in Lexington, KY. Dr. Rinker's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center. He graduated from Yale School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Rinker is 1.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. Monica Susan Combs, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1760 Nicholasville Road; Suite 202
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Monica Hall's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Hall include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville, Dr. Hall attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Hall is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast reconstruction revision , breast lift, breast lift with implant

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan H Wermeling, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1707 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Susan Wermeling is a specialist in plastic surgery. She works in Lexington, KY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wermeling include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). After completing medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School, she performed her residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Laser Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Therese-Anne Levan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1707 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Therese-Anne Levan is a specialist in plastic surgery. Her areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Levan accepts. Dr. Levan attended medical school at Rush Medical College. She is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Mini Tummy Tuck, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bradley Bradley Turner, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3288 Eagle View Lane; Suite 300
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. J. Turner is a plastic surgery specialist in Lexington, KY. He is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Turner include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. Dr. Turner takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Turner's education and training includes medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He has received the distinction of RealSelf Top Doctor.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast reconstruction revision , breast implant revision, breast lift, breast lift with implant

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Vaginoplasty, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Paul Lynch, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1401 Harrodsburg Road; Suite B488
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Michael Lynch is a plastic surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lynch include eyelid surgery, tummy tuck revision, and breast reconstruction revision. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After attending the University of Louisville School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Dr. Lynch is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast reconstruction revision , breast implant revision, breast lift, breast lift with implant

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Breast Reconstruction Revision, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael J Bass, JD, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
216 Fountain Court; Suite 160
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Michael Bass, who practices in Lexington, KY, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. His clinical interests include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bass graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. John Michael Moore, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1401 Harrodsburg Road; Suite B488
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. J. Moore's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Moore include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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What is Cosmetic Breast Surgery?

When a woman is dissatisfied with the appearance of her breasts, she may consider cosmetic breast surgery. Lack of tissue, sagging due to breastfeeding, and deformities present at birth are some of the most common reasons why women may choose to surgically enhance their breasts. Breast augmentation and breast lift are the most frequently performed cosmetic procedures on the breast.

In breast augmentation, enlargement of the breast is accomplished using either implants or the patient’s own fat. Implants are clear shells that may be filled with saltwater solution or silicone. They come in varying sizes and shapes. There are different approaches to placing the implant as well. Incision locations can be:

  • Peri-areolar, or around the outline of the areola.
  • Inframammary, or along the crease of the breast.
  • Transaxillary, or through the armpit.
  • Transumbilical, or through the belly button.
You and your surgeon will discuss your needs, preferences, and limitations to determine the type of implant and incision to use.

Using one’s own fat for breast enlargement starts with a procedure called liposuction, which is the removal of excess fat from other parts of the body. After the fat is collected, it is rid of impurities and then injected into the breast. This option suits those who do not wish to have foreign materials placed inside their bodies.

Deformities such as tubular breasts may also be corrected using breast augmentation. Tubular breasts are characterized by small, droopy breasts and a narrow base. Aside from placement of an implant, the surgeon cuts the breast tissue to release the tightness and make the base wider.

Breast implants are not lifelong devices. They may rupture or you may develop capsular contracture, which is the hardening of scar tissue around the implant. If these complications occur, you may need to get another surgery to replace or remove your implants.

While a breast augmentation enlarges the breast, a breast lift, also called mastopexy, raises the breast by repositioning the nipple and removing excess skin. Breast lifts can be done using three techniques. If there is only a small amount of sagging, removal of excess skin around the outline of the areola may accomplish the desired result. This technique is called a doughnut lift. If your nipples are just at or slightly below the level of your breast fold, your surgeon may recommend a lollipop lift. This type of lift involves a doughnut lift and a vertical incision from the bottom edge of the areola to the crease. If you have a lot of excess skin, your surgeon may recommend an anchor lift. This technique is similar to the lollipop lift, but it also involves a crescent-shaped incision along the breast fold to be able to remove more excess skin. Sometimes loss of breast volume accompanies sagging. If this is the case, an augmentation can be performed in combination with the lift procedure.

Because nerves around the nipple are cut during surgery and need time to heal, temporary loss of sensation in this area is common after having a breast lift. Sensation is usually regained after several weeks to a few months. Although uncommon, loss of sensation may also be permanent, especially if a significant amount of tissue around the nipple was removed.

Both breast augmentation and breast lift are typically done in an outpatient facility and do not require a hospital stay. Following surgery, you should apply a cold compress over your breasts for the first 24 hours and keep your upper body elevated -- even during sleep -- for the first few days. You will also be given a special type of bra to wear while you are recovering. Using cold compresses, staying elevated, and wearing the special bra help minimize swelling and pain. Strenuous activities like running and working out should be avoided for four to six weeks, but light exercise may be started about one week after your procedure.

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