Should I Combine Breast Augmentation with a Breast Lift?

Watch this video by Samuel Shatkin Jr., MD, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Buffalo, NY as he explains the situations in which a breast augmentation should be combined with a breast life procedure.

Sometimes the breast lift needs to be done with the breast augmentation or even prior to the breast augmentation. Some women that have significant sagging, perhaps after weight loss or after childbirth with breastfeeding, they’ll need to have some tightening of the breast skin.

Sometimes I’ll recommend doing that as a separate procedure from the breast augmentation. But very often, some women talk about doing breast augmentation, but they have an adequate volume. So all we need to do is re-tighten up the breast skin in order to give them that perkier look. And that could be all they needed. And perhaps they don’t need a breast augmentation.

Meet Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr. MD, FACS

Samuel Shatkin Jr., MD is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and performs all aspects of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He specializes in creating a customized approach to looking your best, which may include using multiple modalities which Dr. Shatkin refers to as ‘Combination Rejuvenation’. He has been in private practice in this field since completing his Plastic Surgery Training in 1989.

His major concentration is in the areas of Aesthetic Cosmetic Surgery including Eyelift and Facelift, Facial Rejuvenation, Nasal Surgery, Body contouring and Mommy Makeover tummy and Cosmetic Breast Surgery, Laser Skin Resurfacing and Injectables.

He is the only Plastic Surgeon in the world to have received the coveted 5-Star Diamond Award from the American Association of Hospitality Sciences and to date, the only Medical Doctor to have received the coveted Buffalo-Niagara Business Ethics Award which he and his team received in 2017.

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