- What is Breast Lift?
- How does this treatment differ from the other options?
- What Conditions May Be Treated?
- Whom is the treatment for?
- Whom is the treatment not for?
- How is the treatment done?
- What results may be expected?
- When will one see the results?
- How long do the results last?
- How to maintain or enhance my results?
- What is the recovery like?
What is Breast Lift?
Breast Lift removes breast skin to raise up the breast tissue and nipple positions.
How does this treatment differ from the other options?
One time treatment
More lifting than breast augmentation alone
What Conditions May Be Treated?
Downward pointing nipples
Breast laxity due to pregnancies, weight changes, or aging
Whom is the treatment for?
1. Patients with realistic expectations
2. Patients in good, healthy conditions
Whom is the treatment not for?
1. Patients with unrealistic expectations
2. Patients with low blood sugar, dehydration, acute disease, autoimmune disorder, blood disorder, cancer, or on bleeding thinning medications.
How is the treatment done?
Depending on individual, incisions may be made along the area outside the nipple, downward towards the breast crease, or along the breast crease. Excess skin is removed, and sutures may be placed inside to reposition the breast tissue. The area next to the nipple area may also be reduced. The breast tissue and nipple positions are then raised.
The treatment takes about two hours in an outpatient surgery center.
General anesthesia is required.
What results may be expected?
1. More lifted breasts and nipple position
2. Improved breast shape and size
When will one see the results?
The results are seen immediately.
How long do the results last?
Results last decades.
How to maintain or enhance my results?
No additional maintenance is required.
Healthy eating and exercise are helpful to enhance results.
Further treatment may be recommended for further results.
What is the recovery like?
Recovery lasts one week.
Temporary numbness, swelling, soreness, and mild bruising are expected.
Prescription pain medications may be needed.
Most people return to work and activities in one week.
Cost of Treatments
Cost of treatment options ranges from four to five digits. An in-person consultation with your specialist physician will help to determine the best suitable solution to your own individual needs.