Combined Breast Procedures

Dr. Rebecca Garza and Dr. Gus Galante want every woman to get the most from her breast enhancement. At our Indiana practice, this means they often combine breast enhancement procedures to help patients from Munster, Crown Point, and surrounding communities achieve multiple goals in one surgery.

To talk with one of our board-certified plastic surgeons about combining breast procedures, request a consultation online or schedule an appointment by calling (800) 721-3244.

Dr. Galante and Dr. Garza

Welcome to Our Practice

Board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Rebecca Garza and Dr. Gus Galante have established a plastic surgery practice dedicated to providing personalized care that gives you the confidence to make educated decisions about your surgery. Together with a hand-selected team of professionals who share our passion for patient care, we offer a range of surgical procedures designed to help you look and feel your best.

Impeccable Credentials

Both Dr. Garza and Dr. Galante are fellowship-trained plastic surgeons at the forefront of the aesthetic surgery field. They are each active in professional associations and have given back to the community by donating their time and services to local charity organizations.

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Talking It Over

During your consultation, Dr. Garza or Dr. Galante will conduct an in-depth evaluation of your breast anatomy, medical history and goals. They will take into account specific details such as breast volume, nipple placement, breast symmetry and skin elasticity to determine which procedure(s) will best achieve the results you want.

Before & After Photos

See the natural results our surgeons achieve with their plastic surgery patients.

Individual results may vary.

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Procedure Specifics

Dr. Galante and Dr. Garza frequently combine a breast lift with augmentation for Indiana women who want to correct sagging breasts and size issues.

Breast Lift With Augmentation

Breast augmentation with a breast lift at the same time increases breast volume and corrects sag. Patients typically wish to correct flat, deflated breasts and downward-pointing nipples—extremely common issues among women who have had children.

Breast augmentation patients have the option of either silicone gel or saline breast implants. Each type has advantages and drawbacks, and your surgeon will discuss them when developing your surgical plan.

A breast lift tightens the breast tissue and raises the breasts into a more upright position. A breast augmentation alone may suffice for women who only need a subtle lift to correct a small degree of sag. However, more moderate or severe sagging requires a lift.

More Information

  • For answers to some common questions about cosmetic procedures, review our FAQs page.

A Reputation Built on Results

Amazing doctor definitely 5 stars. Sadly he's retiring.
Dr Gus was absolutely amazing I had a breast augmentation a couple moments ago. I was super nervous...
HAD A BREAST REDUCTION DONE FROM DR. GALANTE IN MAY. HE IS WONDERFUL! MADE SURE I WAS READY AND COMFORTABLE....
I had a breast augmentation done by Dr. Galante a few years ago and I couldn’t have picked a better...

After Your Combined Breast Procedure

Combination breast surgery usually requires more recovery time than a single procedure. To speed up the recovery process, Dr. Galante and Dr. Garza usually have patients wear a surgical bra to support their breasts while they heal. They may also use drainage tubes to reduce fluid accumulation and swelling.

For the first week, you will notice some swelling, soreness and bruising. Our surgeons encourage their patients to avoid work or other physical activity during this time. Pain medication can reduce any discomfort.

Full recovery takes a few months, but most women feel like themselves again after 4 to 6 weeks. Most patients return to work after about a week, but you should avoid strenuous exercise for about 3 to 4 weeks.

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