Significant weight loss can result in deformities of the breast, but mastopexy to correct them often leaves a long scar, particularly after parenchymal reshaping and dermal suspension mastopexy, says Dr. J. Peter Rubin, chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Dennis C. Hammond, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon in private practice, describes an internal thread suspension technique that minimizes scarring.

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