Internal Bra Techniques

In San Jose, CA

Internal Bra Surgery Introduction

Breast augmentation and breast lift are very common surgical procedures that provide women with rejuvenated and more youthful-looking breasts. Now, there is an exciting new technique called internal bra surgery goal which can be added to your aesthetic breast surgery. While there are numerous surgical techniques out there that improve the shape, size, and overall appearance of the breasts, the internal bra technique is special because it gives a patient’s breasts the same support as an external bra. Dr. Eric Li offers this innovative technique to our patients in San Ramon and the surrounding Bay Area. Please continue reading below to decide if this surgical route is right for you.

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What is Internal Bra surgery?

An internal bra is used to describe techniques in breast surgery that improve your breast’s shape and stability using a mesh scaffold. During this procedure, a piece of biocompatible mesh is attached to your breast with the intention of borders offloading tension and/or weight from your tissues.

Internal bra procedures seek to control breast position, shape, or implants by providing structural support to the breast or breast implants internally. It is designed to internally support a woman’s chest in the same way an external bra supports the chest.

The internal bra procedure is also one of the best ways to correct complications related to previous breast implant surgery with tissue weakening, skin stretching, or implant malposition over time. These complications arise from implant pocket instability created by improper implant placement and inappropriate selection of implant size. The result is breast implants that drop too low also known as “bottoming out” or sit too far apart or close together with abnormal cleavage after surgery with distortion of the breasts. The internal bra technique helps reinforce any tissue maneuvers used to correct these issues so that the implant can be held in a stable and correct position.

It is also possible to have “bottoming out” after a breast lift or breast reduction without an implant.  This occurs after surgery when the new breast fold is not reinforced enough to support the breast lift or breast reduction. It also happens when the skin is tensioned and extensively relied upon to shape the breasts and thus will stretch as a result of the weight sitting upon it in the postoperative period.

Who are the best candidates for Internal Bra Surgery?

Women who desire lasting fullness and perkiness after breast reduction, breast lift, breast augmentation, and implant revision breast surgery may greatly benefit from an internal bra surgery, also known as breast scaffolding.  The best candidates for an internal bra procedure in San Jose, Los Gatos, and the Bay Area include patients who:

  • Have heavy or very low breasts undergoing breast reduction
  • Have experienced massive weight loss and wish to undergo breast reduction, breast lift, breast lift with implants, or breast augmentation
  • Have breast implants but suffer from sagging or distorted breasts over time
  • Have stretched skin and deflated breast tissue after breastfeeding 
  • Have breast implants but experienced implant malposition or ”bottoming out.”

What are the benefits of Internal Bra Surgery?

At CA Aesthetics, we have seen our San Jose and Bay Area patients enjoy the following benefits from the internal bra procedure, including:

  • Provides better breast support
  • Prevents “bottoming out” or “double bubble” from silicone breast implants
  • Minimizes chances for capsular contracture
  • Minimize breast rippling that occurs with silicone implants
  • Creates an even breast shape and size

As you can see, the internal bra technique has many applications for breast and breast implant surgery. So, if you’re currently unhappy with your previous breast surgery or implants from breast augmentation, schedule a consultation with Dr. Li. He may recommend this technique during your breast revision surgery in order to fulfill your aesthetic and health goals.

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Internal Bra Techniques First Step

What’s the first step?

The first step in getting a San Jose and Bay Area internal bra is to contact CA Aesthetics and schedule your consultation with Dr. Li. When you come into our Los Gatos office for your appointment, Dr. Li will examine your breasts, discuss your options, and ask you questions about your medical and surgical history. 

If you choose to move forward with the procedure, Dr. Li will create your surgical plan and our Patient Coordinator will be able to schedule your surgical date. We will also provide you with a list of directions to follow that will help make your procedure as successful and safe as possible.

What to expect on the day of Internal Bra Surgery

On the day of your internal bra surgery, you will meet with Dr. Li and review the steps of the procedure. Once you’re both ready, an Anesthesiologist will sedate you with general anesthesia.

Dr. Li will make the necessary incisions that will allow the supportive internal mesh to be placed inside the breasts. He will then suture the mesh to your chest wall in a specific way that will provide structure and soft tissue support. Over time, this mesh will incorporate itself into your own tissue and eventually dissolve, leaving you with permanent results and perkier breasts.

The surgery will typically take between three and five hours.

Internal Bra Surgery recovery

As the body heals from the internal bra technique, you may experience post-operative soreness or pain, swelling, and bruising for a few weeks. The entire recovery time may take anywhere from four to six weeks, and you will have to take at least a week off of work. 

You may have drains in your chest area to aid in the healing process. Dr. Li will give you pain medications and specific post-operative instructions. For example, you shouldn’t wear a regular bra while you’re recovering from surgery, but rather the compression bra that we provide.

Infection is always a possibility following any type of surgery. If you notice a high fever, intense breast pain, redness, swelling, or pus coming from the surgical sites, you need to go to the doctor ASAP.

Internal Bra Techniques Cost

How much does Internal Bra Surgery cost in San Jose, CA?

The cost of internal bra surgery in San Jose, Los Gatos, and the Bay area will be determined by a number of factors. The best way to determine how much your procedure will cost is to come in for a consultation with Dr. Li. Once he examines your breasts and creates your surgical plan, our Patient Coordinator will be able to provide you with the total pricing.


Why choose Dr. Li?

Dr. Eric Li at CA Aesthetics in Los Gatos, CA is a highly experienced and double board-certified plastic surgeon with affiliations to prestigious organizations like the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), and American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). With his extensive training and expertise, Dr. Li specializes in breast augmentation, breast reconstruction, and breast revision procedures, offering personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient’s unique goals and anatomy.

Patients choose Dr. Li for his commitment to safety, attention to detail, and dedication to achieving natural-looking and beautiful results.

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If you are looking to give your breasts additional support and create a perkier appearance in San Jose and the greater Bay Area, internal bra surgery may be perfect for you. Schedule your consultation with Dr. Li today, he will guide you through the process and develop a tailored treatment plan to help you reach your desired outcome. Call CA Aesthetics in Los Gatos at (408) 883-7943 to book your appointment today and start your journey to a more confident you.

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