Garza Galante Plastic Surgery
322 U.S. 41 #103
Schererville, IN 46375
Phone: (219) 322-3131
Mo–Fr: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Combined Breast Procedures
Dr. Rebecca Garza wants every woman to get the most from her breast enhancement. At our Indiana practice, this means she often combines breast enhancement procedures to help patients from Munster, Crown Point, and surrounding communities achieve multiple goals in one surgery.
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.
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.
Talking It Over
During your consultation, Dr. Garza will conduct an in-depth evaluation of your breast anatomy, medical history and goals. She 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 Dr. Garza achieves for her plastic surgery patients.
Individual results may vary.
Dr. Garza frequently combines 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.
- For answers to some common questions about cosmetic procedures, review our FAQs page.
A Reputation Built on Results
After Your Combined Breast Procedure
Combination breast surgery usually requires more recovery time than a single procedure. To speed up the recovery process, Dr. Garza usually has patients wear a surgical bra to support their breasts while they heal. She may also use drainage tubes to reduce fluid accumulation and swelling.
For the first week, you will notice some swelling, soreness and bruising. Our surgeon encourages 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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