Category: Tubular Breasts

When Breast Augmentation Needs A Lift | SF Bay Area

February 05, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Mastopexy Augmentation is the combination of Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift. When is Breast Augmentation alone enough? When is a Breast Lift the best choice? When should a combination of Breast Augmentation Lift be performed? It’s a big subject, and requires an in-person consultation for your specific needs, but some general rules for the procedures are explained below. There are many options, so be certain to consult with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon before making the decision.

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Do I Need A Breast Lift? The Pencil Test vs. The Pinch Test

November 14, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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One of the most frequent questions I get during a Breast Augmentation consultation is, “Do I need a breast lift?” The decision is based on anatomy, and how we define the ideal breast. The answer is ternary: yes, no and maybe, and can often be determined by a quick test. While every woman knows about the Pencil Test, the Pinch Test is the best way to determine if a Breast Lift Is needed.

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Tubular Breasts and Plastic Surgery – Walnut Creek, San Francisco East Bay Area

February 16, 2011 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Tubular breast deformity is a common, congenital breast abnormality found in both women and men. In men, a relatively flat chest is goal, so the treatment is straight forward. In women, however, a larger, sculpted, tear drop shape is desired, making the repair more complex.

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San Francisco Breast – A New Site Dedicated to Cosmetic Breast Surgery

November 25, 2010 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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San Francisco plastic surgery patients have a extensive new local resource encompassing all aspects of cosmetic breast enhancement surgery. If you are considering cosmetic breast surgery, SanFranciscoBreast.com is a comprehensive collection of consumer information.

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Radiant Life – RLM Success Files – Breast Augmentation

February 21, 2010 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Jennifer first came into the office for a consultation after noticing her breast volume had decreased after pregnancy. She was interested in restoring what mother nature had both given and then taken away. She expressed a desire to maintain proportions with her body, and wanted a natural look that would be attractive, without being distracting.

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