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.