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How to Prevent Saggy Breasts MARK A. SCHUSTERMAN, MD, FACS

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Board of Plastic Surgery American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery American Board of Cosmetic Surgery Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Texas Surgical Society Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons

Most women would prefer to have youthful breasts their entire life, but this isn’t possible for most of us. Saggy breasts occur as a natural part of aging when the skin and connective tissues that support the breasts lose their elasticity. Having a baby, breastfeeding, losing a significant amount of weight or having nutritional deficiencies can all negatively impact the appearance of your breasts.

If you want to preserve the perfect perkiness of your adolescence, follow these tips to help prevent saggy breasts.

Wear a Supportive Bra

Never run or participate in other strenuous exercises without a bra. A high-impact, racer-back sports bra provides the best support when working out.

Then, wear a supportive bra from day to day. Visit a lingerie store for a fitting. A salesclerk will take your measurements and check the straps and cups to ensure the bra fits you correctly.

Exercise Your Pectorals

Your pecs lay beneath your breast tissue. Tighten and tone your chest, and you naturally perk up your breasts. Effective exercises include pushups, bench presses and chest flys.

Drink More Water

This is a good idea no matter what ails you. Water helps prevent saggy breasts because being well-hydrated keeps your skin elastic, a fundamental requirement for perkiness.

Apply Skin-Firming Creams

Anti-aging products for the face can also do wonders for your breasts. While they may not be able to reverse saggy breasts, skin-firming creams that encourage collagen production can help keep the skin on your chest tight and supple.

Try At-Home Remedies

Here are some natural remedies to help firm up saggy breasts:

  • Ice your breasts for one minute multiple times a day.
  • Massage your breasts with olive oil for 15 minutes four to five times per week.
  • Apply a mask of cucumber and egg yolk to your breasts for 30 minutes once per week.
  • Apply a paste of fenugreek and water to your breasts for five to 10 minutes once or twice per week.

Get a Medical Opinion

If you implement these techniques before any signs of saggy breasts appear, you may be able to prolong their perkiness for years. However, despite your diligence, it’s nearly impossible to sustain the appearance of youthful breasts past middle age.

That’s where plastic surgery comes in. A breast lift or breast augmentation could be just what you need to reshape, firm-up and enlarge your deflated breasts. These procedures provide a more youthful, natural look for women who are dissatisfied with the appearance of their breasts. Be aware that your surgeon may recommend waiting to get a breast lift or implants until after you have finished having children.

Don’t allow the natural parts of life to take a toll on your body. Reverse saggy breasts and restore your self-confidence with breast enhancement surgery in Houston. To schedule an individual consultation with our plastic surgeon, Dr. Mark Schusterman, please contact us today. We’ll help you learn how a breast enhancement can help you be the best you.

Contact us today to schedule your appointment with the renowned plastic surgeon and breast & body specialist Dr. Mark Schusterman. Take your first steps to a more beautiful you.

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