One stage mastopexy augmentation in the ptotic patient

The use of one stage mastopexy augmentation in the ptotic patient remains controversial. Expansion of breast volume and reduction of the skin envelope contradict each other and increase the risks of potential complications. By carefully selecting and consenting patients appropriately I describe the use of the superiorly based dermal flap for autologous reinforcement of the inferior pole to increase safety and reliability in one stage mastopexy augmentation.

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