Can Age-Related Volume Loss be Restored With Breast Augmentation Surgery?

By: Dr. Husam Elias


Volume loss is a natural process that causes our breasts to lose firmness and shape. Southern California Center for Surgical Arts may recommend breast augmentation surgery if you are unhappy with the way your breasts look and feel.

Breast augmentation involves the placement of medical-grade implants to restore fullness to the area. Board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Husam Elias can review your goals and help you choose the best implant type, size, and placement possible for your unique needs.

Now is the best time to discover the benefits breast augmentation has to offer. Call to see how we combat age-related volume loss through advanced surgical techniques in Los Angeles, CA.

How volume loss occurs

Volume loss in the breasts is very common, especially as women age. The breasts are mostly made up of fat tissue, which begins to break down and shrink over time. In addition, the skin around the breasts stretches out and loses elasticity, further contributing to a droopy appearance.

These changes may occur gradually or all at once, and they leave many women feeling self-conscious about their appearance. Some even start to feel pain in the breast area due to the added weight of saggy breasts. Breast augmentation can correct these issues and help women look and feel better overall.

A quick overview of breast implants

Saline and silicone breast implants have been used in breast augmentation surgery for many years, and both types are considered safe and effective for surgery. Saline implants are filled during breast augmentation to the desired size, while silicone implants come pre-filled in a variety of sizes. Dr. Elias can perform an assessment and determine which type of implant is best for your frame and desired results.

How much volume can be added through implants?

One concern many women have about breast augmentation is that their results will look fake or artificial. However, this is not the case when implants are placed by an experienced surgeon like Dr. Elias. Our team in Los Angeles, CA takes a meticulous approach to ensure that your outcomes look natural and proportionate to your body.

Most women elect to have a moderate-sized implant placed during breast augmentation. Larger breast implants provide dramatic outcomes, but too much volume can cause complications such as rippling or discomfort. The goal is to complement your body type without going overboard.

How does breast augmentation work?

Breast augmentation is performed while the patient is under general anesthesia, so you will be asleep during the procedure. Incisions are made in inconspicuous locations, so scarring is hidden once healed. Through these incisions, Dr. Elias will create a pocket for the implant and place it into position. We take great care to ensure the implant is positioned correctly before closing the incisions.

What if I have existing breast implants?

Sometimes, women have existing breast implants that need to be replaced for one reason or another. For example, if you have small implants and would like to increase your breast size to manage recent volume loss, Dr. Elias can remove the old implants and replace them with new ones. Alternatively, if you have larger implants that are causing discomfort, we can downsize them or even remove them.

Restore volume through implants

Age-related volume loss in the breasts is normal, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with this issue forever. Dr. Husam Elias can achieve beautiful and natural-looking results with breast augmentation surgery in Los Angeles, CA. See how the Southern California Center for Surgical Arts has helped countless women boost their confidence with this life-changing procedure.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.