A woman breasts often change over time, losing their youthful shape and firmness. These changes and loss of elasticity can result from:
Breast Lift Surgery also know as Breast Enhancement Surgery does not significantly change the size of your breast. If you want to look fuller or smaller, you might want to consider either breast augmentation or breast reduction surgery.
Intravenous sedation and general anesthesia is the choice for this procedure with an operating time of approximately two-three hours.
Your breast lift surgery can be achieved through a variety of incision patterns and techniques.
The appropriate techniques for you will be determined based on:
These are the three common incision patterns:
When your breasts are reshaped and excess is removed, the remaining is tightened as the incisions are closed. Some incision lines resulting from a breast lift are concealed in the natural breast contours; however, others are visible on the breast surface but in most of the cases will fade and significantly improve over time.
After your breast lift procedure is completed, you’ ll need to wear an elastic bandage or support bra to minimize swelling and support your breast as they heal. A small, thin tube may be temporarily placed under the to drain the excess blood or fluid that may collect. Avoid upper body workout for one month.
The results of your breast lift surgery are immediately visible. Over the next few months, post-surgical swelling will resolve and incision lines will fade. Satisfaction with your new image should continue to grow as you recover and realize the fulfillment of your goal breasts which have been restored to a more youthful and uplifted position.
The results of your breast lift surgery will be long-lasting. Over time, your breasts can continue to change due to aging and gravity. But you’ll be able to retain your new look longer if you maintain your weight and keep a healthy lifestyle.
The decision to have a breast lift surgery is extremely personal and you’ll have to decide if the benefits will achieve your goals and if the risks and potential complications are acceptable (for example bleeding, unfavorable scarring, change in sensation, infection..).
You will be asked to sign consent forms to ensure that you fully understand the procedure you will undergo and any risks or potential complications.