The cost of a breast lift can vary depending upon the type of lift, as well as whether you will receive an augmentation or a reduction. Your doctor will discuss all costs during your initial consultation.
The risks for breast lifts can include infection, bleeding and scarring. Breast asymmetry, nipple necrosis, changes in nipple sensation and anesthetic risks are among other possible complications. Your doctor will go over instructions that will reduce the risk of any complications.
After surgery it is best to limit your physical activity, especially any heavy lifting. You will be scheduled to visit your doctor’s office for post-operative visits to ensure that there are no complications.
Dressings and bandages are applied after the procedure. A support bra should be worn after surgery for comfort, support and to maintain the breasts’ new shape. There may be small drains placed to remove excess blood and fluids. These are usually removed the next day The stitches placed may be resorbable and thus do not… Read More
The type of procedure used by the surgeon depends on the amount of breast sagging, position of areolas, breast size, shape as well as the amount of excess skin. Before the procedure the surgeon will mark the breasts for the proper placement of the nipple. Depending on the type of lift, incisions can be made… Read More
Breast lift is usually performed under general anesthesia, although intravenous anesthesia can be used. The type of anesthesia best suited for your safety and surgical requirements will be discussed by your surgeon.
Your physician will go over a list of items to help you prepare for your surgery. These instructions will include quitting smoking and the cessation of any medications that can make bleeding more likely such as aspirin or anti-inflammatory medication and vitamin E. You may also be prescribed antibiotics. A baseline mammogram is recommended before… Read More
Woman who are bothered by changes in breast contour, shape and position are candidates for mastopexy. Mastopexy rejuvenates breasts which sag, have lost their shape and become pendulous. Nipples and areolas which point downward with the nipples falling below the breast crease when not supported are raised to a more natural level by a breast… Read More
The breast lift procedure, also known as mastopexy, aims to reverse the changes caused to the breast by pregancy, breastfeeding, aging, gravity or weight fluctuations. The procedure raises the breast through the removal of excess skin and the redistribution of fatty tissues. If there is too much or too little volume in the breasts, a… Read More