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What Are ‘Ozempic Breasts’?

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Key Takeaways:

  • Rapid weight loss with Ozempic can cause breasts to become saggy and deflated.
  • Treatment options include breast lifts, implants, and fat grafting.
  • A personalized consultation can help determine the best solution for your needs.

For many people, Ozempic is a game-changer in their weight loss journey. This medication is incredibly effective in helping patients shed excess pounds, but with rapid weight loss, some unexpected changes can occur. One of these changes is what’s being referred to as “Ozempic Breasts.” As a plastic surgeon in Tampa, FL, I’ve seen a growing number of patients concerned about this issue. Let’s dive into what ‘Ozempic Breasts’ are and how we can address them.

What Causes ‘Ozempic Breasts’?

Rapid Weight Loss and Breast Changes

Ozempic facilitates significant and often rapid weight loss. While losing weight can be a positive change for overall health, it can also impact the shape and contour of your breasts. Rapid weight loss can lead to a loss of volume in the breasts, causing them to become saggy and deflated. This is because the breast tissue shrinks faster than the skin can contract, leading to excess skin and a loss of firmness.

The Impact on Breast Tissue

Breasts are composed of glandular tissue and fat. When you lose weight, especially rapidly, the fat in your breasts reduces, affecting their size and shape. Additionally, the skin and ligaments that support the breasts may not tighten as quickly, resulting in sagging.

How Can We Address ‘Ozempic Breasts’?

Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

A breast lift, or mastopexy, is a surgical procedure that can help correct sagging breasts. During a breast lift, excess skin is removed, and the surrounding tissue is tightened to raise the breasts. This procedure can restore a more youthful and firm appearance by improving the shape and position of the breasts.

Volume Replacement Options

For some patients, a breast lift alone may not be enough. When significant volume loss has occurred, volume replacement might be necessary. There are two main options for volume replacement:

  1. Breast Implants: Adding implants can restore the lost volume, providing fullness and a natural shape. Implants come in various sizes and types, allowing for a customized approach to meet your aesthetic goals.

  2. Fat Grafting: Fat grafting involves taking fat from another part of your body and injecting it into the breasts. This method provides a natural way to enhance breast volume and can be particularly appealing for those who prefer not to have implants.

Personalized Consultation

The best way to determine the right treatment plan is through a personalized consultation. During the consultation, we will discuss your goals, examine your breast tissue, and consider factors such as skin quality and overall health. This comprehensive approach ensures that we develop a tailored plan that best meets your needs and achieves your desired rejuvenated look.

The Importance of a Tailored Approach

Every patient is unique, and so are their needs and goals. A tailored approach is essential in achieving the best results. Whether you need a breast lift, implants, fat grafting, or a combination of these procedures, the key is to find the right balance that restores your breasts’ shape and firmness while maintaining a natural look.

Why Choose a Plastic Surgeon in Tampa, FL?

Choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon with experience in breast and body contouring is crucial. As a plastic surgeon in Tampa, FL, I have the expertise to help you navigate your options and make informed decisions about your treatment. My goal is to ensure you feel confident and satisfied with your results.

‘Ozempic Breasts’ can be a concerning side effect of rapid weight loss, but there are effective solutions available. Whether through a breast lift, implants, or fat grafting, you can restore the shape and firmness of your breasts. If you’re experiencing changes in your breasts due to weight loss and are looking for solutions, I invite you to schedule a consultation with me at Politis Plastic Surgery. Together, we can develop a plan that best suits your needs and helps you achieve your aesthetic goals.

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Effie Politis, please contact our office:
Call us at: (813) 542 – 2587
Visit us: 5016 West Cypress Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607


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Effie Politis, MD, FACS of Politis Plastic Surgery brings both skill and a personalized approach to the care of her plastic surgery patients. She is board certified by
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