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Douglas A. Taranow, DO, FACOS

New York, NY


Posted June 19, 2017 in Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction

The breasts are a symbol of femininity. There are many women who lack confidence due to the appearance of their breasts. Unfortunately, there isn’t some magical at-home solution to changing how a woman’s breasts look. This is why so many women opt for breast surgery every year. Whether aging, pregnancy, or genetics are causing an unsatisfying breast size or shape, breast surgery is a possible option for women who want to make enhancements. With so many techniques and procedures available, how does a woman know what breast surgery is right for her? The answer is, it all depends on what she is trying to do, such as increasing the size, reducing the size, or improving sagging breasts.

What Are My Breast Surgery Options?

Dr. Taranow offers a variety of breast surgery procedures designed to target different characteristics of the breasts. The following procedures can be performed alone or combined for optimal results.

  • Breast Augmentation: The insertion of saline or silicone breast implants are used to increase the size and/or enhance the shape or symmetry of the breasts. There are many types of breast implants to help a patient achieve breasts that fit their figure and desires. Women can achieve fuller contours that complement their physique. A breast augmentation is ideal for those who: Before and After Breast Augmentation By Dr. Taranow
    • Want fuller breasts
    • Have lost volume due to aging, pregnancy, or breastfeeding
    • Are unhappy with the shape of their breasts
    • Want to correct uneven breasts
  • Breast Lift: The tightening of the breast tissue and removal of excess skin is performed to correct sagging breasts that have lost firmness and shape due to pregnancy, aging, or weight loss. A breast lift is ideal for those who: Breast Lift Before and After photos by Dr. Taranow
    • Want to lift the breasts
    • Need breast asymmetry correction
    • Want to improve the shape of the breasts
  • Breast Reduction: Pendulous breasts are alleviated by removing excess fat, skin, and glandular tissue. The breasts are reshaped, and the nipples and areolas are lifted into a higher location. A breast reduction is ideal for those who:Before and After Breast Reduction By Dr. Taranow
    • Have breasts that are too large for their body
    • Are experiencing back, neck, and shoulder pain due to overly large breasts
    • Need breast asymmetry correction
      • Want to correct nipples/areolas that are too large

There are many types of techniques for breast surgery. When a woman decides to undergo a breast procedure, she can receive a personalized surgery plan designed for her body and goals.

To find out which breast surgery is right for you, schedule a consultation with a qualified doctor. Dr. Taranow is a board-certified plastic surgeon who can create an individualized surgery plan. Schedule your consultation by calling (212) 772-2100 or by filling out our online contact form.