Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

by Doctor, 26/12/2017

BREAST LIFT (MASTOPEXY)

Also known as Mastopexy, breast lift surgery is used to elevate saggy breasts and re-contour them in order to enhance the shape of a woman’s body and recreating a youthful look.
Beware that pregnancy, breastfeeding, and weight fluctuations might increase the sagging of the breasts, resulting in the appearance of excess skin and loss of firmness.

Did you know ?

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), every year, thousands of women undergo successful breast-lift surgery, experience no major problems and are pleased with the results.

In breasts that are saggy and have very little volume, your surgeon might propose the combination of a breast implant to the mastopexy to increase the upper pole fullness or “décolleté”.

Frequently asked questions

What does a mastopexy consist of?
Your surgeon will remove the excess skin through an incision in the areola or a vertical incision and provide a rejuvenated shape to your breasts.

How much pain and scaring should I expect?
In most cases the procedure is relatively pain-free. You should nonetheless expect to have a slightly scar around the areola and down to the bottom of the breast.

Can I breastfeed?
Breastfeeding will still be possible after the procedure, although it is recommended to wait until the end of pregnancies before having the operation done.

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