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Will I be able to breastfeed after a breast procedure?

There are many plastic surgery procedures to consider if you are not happy with your breasts, such as a breast lift, breast augmentation, breast reconstruction, and breast reduction. You may be interested in having a procedure, but you may also be concerned about how a procedure could affect your future pregnancies and breast feeding. You should always consult with your doctor about any questions, but in the meantime, here is a bit of information about what a breast procedure can mean for your future motherhood. 

What are the breast procedures?

Very quickly, a breast augmentation involves breast implants; a breast lift (mastopexy) lifts breasts and gives them firmness and shape; a breast reconstruction can help women who have asymmetric breasts or other issues; and a breast reduction can reduce the size and weight of breasts. 

How will a breast procedure affect breast feeding my baby?

The good news is that a breast procedure typically will not keep your breasts from producing milk. Breast implants are placed in such a way that they do not interfere with ducts or mammary glands, and in the other procedures enough breast tissue is typically left intact to enable milk production. 

According to the La Leche League, a group that advocates for breastfeeding and helps to educate and encourage new mothers, a woman’s milk supply is better if it has been 5 years or more since the breast surgery. 

How will motherhood affect my breast procedure?

Fair warning: if you do become pregnant after a breast procedure, this can alter the work you have had done. Pregnancy can really change a woman’s body, and even breasts that have had work done are not immune! 

Should you decide to breastfeed, it is a wonderful experience for both you and baby! If you are concerned about how a breast procedure may affect motherhood for you (and vice versa), make sure you ask your doctor about this. The staff at Weinstein Plastic Surgery Center in Chester, New Jersey, can answer your questions and help you decide which breast procedure is right for you. Call for a consultation today, at (908) 879-2222.

How Laser Technology Can Help You

young slender woman get hair removal procedure on legs. beauty cosmetic procedures in salon. beautiful woman has prefect smooth and soft skin on legsHave you ever stopped to think about lasers? Probably not, but these gadgets serve many different yet important purposes in our lives today, from helping us run our errands to keeping us healthy. Lasers are also used for cosmetic procedures, to help patients get the results they want! 

Why use lasers?

Lasers help us by speeding up our trip to the store by reading barcodes on groceries, they are used in communication, and they can even help in construction projects. They are often used in medicine nowadays, from correcting eyesight to treating cancer. 

And they serve many purposes at your plastic surgery clinic, too. Lasers are safe, effective, and noninvasive. As opposed to other procedures that might involve surgery, lasers involve much less hassle and downtime – and, lasers are noninvasive. Patients may report, at most, some discomfort with a laser procedure, but the pain that comes with surgery is avoided. Lasers can be used on most skin types and hair colors. And, a laser treatment can be done very quickly, although some treatments may require more than one session. Lasers can do a lot for patients, including: 

Tattoo removal

Do you regret getting that tattoo? You can have it painlessly and easily removed with a laser treatment. Laser beams break up the pigments in the tattoo so that your skin looks as if you’ve never had one. 

Skin rejuvenation

Laser beams can penetrate deep into the skin, which triggers the creation of new collagen. New collagen gives skin a rejuvenated, refreshed, younger look. Different laser treatments can focus on different problems. Lasers can reduce wrinkles, fine lines, and blotchy spots; reduce acne and other scars; and can clean out oil from pores, reducing the pores and existing acne. 

Hair removal

If you are tired of the hassle (and pain!) that can come with shaving and waxing, laser hair removal may be the answer. Lasers can remove unwanted hair in almost any location on men or women. It is quick and the results are long-lasting. 

Lasers really can do some amazing things – let laser technology help you to have the beautiful skin you want. Call Weinstein Plastic Surgery Center in Chester, New Jersey, for more information about how lasers can help you! Call (908) 879-2222 today!

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