01. Breast Consultation
Breast Consultation Series Augmentation Mastopexy
Breast lift surgery, otherwise known as a mastopexy, removes the excess breast skin to elevate and reposition the nipples. A breast lift also aims to reshape and firm the breasts. The areolae may also be reduced in size. However, in recent years, Dr Hanikeri explains how it can be in conjunction with breast implants, also called augmentation mastopexy.
02. Breast Consultation
Breast Consultation Series Ideal Outcome
“I personally strive for a natural proportion aesthetically pleasing breasts where one can’t specifically tell that the patient has breast implants.” In this video, Dr Mark Hanikeri explains the importance of communication with the patient and understanding what they want.
03. Breast Consultation
Breast Consultation Series Ideal Patient
It’s important to keep your outcome desires reasonable and to the surgeon’s abilities. To Dr Hanikeri, the ideal patient is someone who has realistic expectations and has goals that are achievable. If you establish these prior to surgery and are both happy with the end goal, the results will be more satisfying.
04. Breast Consultation
Breast Consultation Series Implant Brands
The two implant brands Dr Hanikeri uses are Mentor and Motiva. Why should this matter to the patient? These two implant brands are reliable, high-quality implants that both have a lot of research development behind them, as well as the two implants having the lowest figures for BIA-ALCL.
05. Breast Consultation
Breast Consultation Series Patient Expectations
It’s important for Dr Mark Hanikeri to understand, as the surgeon, exactly what the patient wants to achieve out of breast augmentation surgery. From this, he can understand if he can marry up his skills and your desires to achieve a satisfying result. Find out what is accomplishable through plastic surgery.
06. Breast Consultation
Breast Consultation Series Recovery Results
All surgical procedures require a recovery time for physical recovery, and aesthetic recovery. Dr Mark Hanikeri explains that it’s important for patients to understand that the final outcome from the breast augmentation procedure may not be visible for several months.
07. Breast Consultation
Breast Consultation Series Resizing
After a few weeks with the implants as they do initially and certainly not as big as they think they are when they try the sizes on before the operation. This leads to patients returning to the practice wishing to go bigger. “If I think what they’re trying to achieve in terms of proportion and appearance is consistent with larger implants. I’m more than happy to change them over.” Watch Dr Hanikeri explain resize to a bigger implant.
08. Breast Consultation
Breast Reduction Consultation Series Case Studies
“Breast reduction surgery can be life transforming.” Statistics have shown that breast reduction surgery has one of the highest patient satisfaction rates of all surgical procedures. In this video, Dr Mark Hanikeri lists three case studies of previous patients, where breast reduction changed their lives.
09. Breast Consultation
Breast Reduction Consultation Series High BMI
In the event that a patient has a BMI of 32 or less and suffers functional problems which will benefit from surgery, then they may be considered for breast reduction surgery. Dr Hanikeri explains if a patient’s BMI exceeds 33, they may be required to lose weight and maintain a healthy, stable BMI before surgery.
Helping patients realise their body goals.
10. Breast Consultation
Breast Reduction Consultation Series Patient Age
Dr Mark Hanikeri has performed a breast reduction on a 14-year-old girl, and also many women in their 80’s. The most common age group he sees for breast reduction is women anywhere in their mid-twenties to mid-forties. Watch this video where Mark Hanikeri discusses suitable ages for breast reduction.
11. Breast Consultation
Breast Reduction Consultation Series
Due to the heaviness of substantially larger breasts, a breast reduction can reduce the sagging and weight of the breast, however, a lift can raise the position of the nipples due to the sag from the initial breast weight.
Continue watching Dr Mark Hanikeri to learn more.
12. Breast Consultation
Implant Removal Consultation Series
“Some patients come for removal of breast implants because there are complications capsular contracture, implant rupture, movement of the implant distortion or displacement of the implant.” Quotes Dr Mark Hanikeri. In this video, Dr Hanikeri discusses common reasons for women wanting their implants removed, things you need to consider prior to the surgery, and what you can expect post-surgery.