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Combination Breast implant plus Breast lift in Los Angeles with Dr. Karamanoukian; Los Angeles Breast Implants

Women of childbearing age who have been pregnant know that the body changes after childbirth, often requiring cosmetic surgical enhancement with a Mommy Makeover. During consultation for a Mommy Makeover, I usually address several issues that are important for women, including breast enhancement, tummy tuck, and labiaplasty. 

In this article, I would like to discuss the options for breast enhancement during a Mommy Makeover.  The decision becomes whether a women requires a breast lift, a breast implant, or a combination breast lift with breast implant.  Each of these surgeries is recommended for different reasons.  A breast implant alone is recommended for women who have perky breasts but a loss of breast fullness; while a breast lift is recommended for women who have full breasts wihtout breast perkiness.

A combination breast lift plus breast implant is performed for those who have lost their breast fullness and who have simultaneously developed droopiness of the breasts. I routinely perform single stage breast implant with breast lift for those patients who want to improve fullness and who need a repositioning of their nipple and areola.

Schedule a consultation today to discuss your options for Mommy Makeover surgery or Breast implant surgery in our Los Angeles plastic surgery office.

Choosing silicone vs. saline breast implant - Los Angeles plastic surgeon discusses breast augmentation

Choosing breast implants is a difficult task for those contemplating silicone vs. saline breast implants. During your consultation with Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian, he will facilitate the decision making by examining your breasts and providing you with an objective recommendation on silicone or saline breast implants.  Both implant types are safe and have low long term rupture rates.  Saline and silicone breast implants have an outer shell made of a silicone elastomer.  The contents of both implants differ with saline implants containing sterile saline solution and silicone implants containing a safe silicone gel.  Schedule a consultation with Dr. Karamanoukian, a Los Angeles plastic surgeon, to discuss your options for saline vs. silicone breast implants.  Phone (310) 998-5533 or Read More about choosing breast implant size. 



What are some basic factors in choosing breast implant surgery in Los Angeles? - Santa Monica Plastic Surgery

Breast implants are a very gratifying and effective type of enhancement surgery for the female breast.  There are many choices to make during your breast implant consultation and Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian, a Los Angeles plastic surgeon specialized in breast augmentation, can provide you with detail regarding your decision.  The basic element of breast implants that are important when choosing the type to style a breast implantation are the following:


  1. Texture: The standard silicon or saline breast implants can come in a smooth or textured surface.
  2. There are many different profiles of breast implants, with some giving a wide appearance to the breast whereas others provide more projection.  These are termed high profile, moderate profile, or low profile breast implants.
  3. The overall shape of the implant can be a teardrop shape or a round implant based on the dimensions of the implant itself and whether high or low implant fullness is required.


The decision to undergo breast augmentation is an important one and Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian, a Los Angeles Plastic surgeon can provide you with full detail during your consultation.  He is available to discuss your options for breast augmentation by calling 310-998-5533.

Beverly Hills Breast Augmentation, Breast Implant Revision Los Angeles, Beverly Hills Breast Implants

Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon and performs breast implant surgery on an outpatient basis.  Breast implants are FDA approved and can be performed with both silicon or saline implant.  Silicon implant has an elastomer shell with silicon content whereas a saline implant has an elastomer shell that is not prefilled by the manufacturer.  Saline is a sterile solution containing a sodium chloride that is very similar to the IV fluid that is administered in the hospital.  Both implants are available in the United States and have a record of safety. 


During your consultation for breast augmentation, Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian will provide you with detail to choose the type of breast implant that is suitable for your breast shape and desired augmentation.  Both silicon and saline implant have high rates of success and have on average, over a 10 year life span.  Dr. Karamanoukian provides consultation for breast augmentation in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills and serves the Greater Los Angeles area.  Please call our office at 310-998-5533 to schedule an appointment for breast augmentation in our Los Angeles plastic surgery office.

Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian - Breast reconstruction board certified plastic surgeon - Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian MD


Patients who have asymmetric breast often seek consultation for breast implant repair with Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian, a board certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon.  Dr. Karamanoukian is a trusted expert in breast reconstruction and cosmetic breast surgery and can identify and treat the breast asymmetry with outpatient surgery.  Breast revision is performed for a variety of functions, including aesthetic improvement of the breast contour volume.  As with any type of cosmetic plastic surgery, breast revision requires a comprehensive consultation and examination to determine the extent of asymmetry and or breast implant malposition. 


Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS is an expert surgeon in Los Angeles. Read reviews and information about Raffy Karamanoukian


There are many things that can go wrong with breast implants and Dr. Karamanoukian will assist you in developing a definitive plan for breast revision.  Dr. Karamanoukian will work on breast scars, breast asymmetry, breast implant malposition, and breast lift in order to restore the youthfulness of your breast.  Please call the office of Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian, a double board certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles to schedule a consultation for breast revision. (310) 998-5533. Our plastic surgery patient coordinators will be able to expedite your consultation.

Recovery after Mommy Makeover surgery in Los Angeles? - State of the art clinic in Los Angeles - Kare Plastic Surgery

Mommy Makeover Surgeon in Los Angeles


Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is a specialist in Mommy Makeover surgery and provides comprehensive cosmetic plastic surgery services in the Los Angeles area.  The most common cosmetic surgery procedures performed during a Mommy Makeover include liposuction, abdominoplasty, arm lift, breast augmentation, breast lift, and labioplasty.  The extent of your Mommy Makeover surgery will depend on your unique characteristics and your cosmetic surgery need. 


Dr. Karamanoukian can provide you with a definitive surgical plan to restore a more youthful and confident breast and body contour after your Mommy Makeover.  Most Mommy Makeover procedures are performed under general anesthesia in a surgical center and recovery is generally one to two weeks after the surgery.  The patients can return to normal activities within several days of their procedure, but full recovery will take approximately one to two weeks.  Many patients ask our Los Angeles plastic surgery office for a direct referral to an aftercare facility after their procedure.  There are many postsurgical aftercare facilities that are suitable for the first or second night after a Mommy Makeover surgery.  These surgical facilities are available in Santa Monica and the Los Angeles areas and can provide you with full care post surgery. 


In the majority of cases, Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian will recommend a surgical aftercare facility with 24-hour nursing to provide you with close and monitor care after your cosmetic surgery or procedure.  A full list of available options can be provided by our Los Angeles plastic surgery patient care coordination by calling 310998-5533.  During your consultation with Dr. Karamanoukian, he will provide you with a complete and definitive cosmetic surgery plan to enhance your breast and body after childbirth and pregnancy.  These procedures are collectively known as a Mommy Makeover surgery.  Dr. Karamanoukian is a double board certified plastic surgeon and currently practices in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.  Please call our office at 3109985533 to schedule a comprehensive consultation for Mommy Makeover surgery in Los Angeles.

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