Breast Lift Surgery
About Breast Lift Surgery
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Information about Breast lift surgery
Breast lift is some kind of a surgery and it is intended of correcting the contour and the size and the elevation of the breast that sags. Another term used for breast lift is Mastopexy. As the time passes, elasticity of the skin becomes weak. For a woman, the first and also the worst place that this is going to take place is in the area of breast. The breasts may droop, become perkiness and lose the volume. This is going to result in the undesirable appearance. However, this is the aging sign that cannot be denied.
Having the breast lift may rejuvenate the figure and it boots confidence since it restores the natural shape that you had in your youth.
- What to expect from the breast lift?
- How much the surgery?
- Am I the best candidate for the surgery?
- The general overview of the surgery
- Booking a consult
- Different types of the breast lift
- Benelli breast lift
- Lollipop breast lift
- Wise pattern breast lift
- Crescent breast lift
- Breast lift that uses implant
- Scars from breast lift
- Risks and complications
- Recovery from the surgery
- Q & A
What to expect from the breast lift?
The breast lift is going to correct the shape and the form of the breast, it raises the nipple areola up to a high position and it reduces the areola size while it resizes the breasts.
After a successful breast lift, the following are the results that you will get
- The areolas and nipples that points up
- Breasts that sit evenly together
- The creation of the breast shape which is circular but not cylindrical
- Making sure that sizes of the breasts are even with one another
- The nipples starts to sit well while the level of inframammary folds (breast crease)
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How much the surgery?
When you feel as if the breasts are not as well formed, youthful or perky as they used to be, you can visit Medical Inn Clinic for a breast lift. During the consultation, you are going to know more about the surgery and how much you have to pay. You can also get more information from the Breast lift cost.Back to the top
Am I the best candidate for the surgery?
The degree of the ptosis or droop is going to vary for different women, but there are some factors to consider in the breasts to decide if you really need to get the breast lift. If you have some or even all the characteristics, it is going to help you in making the decision.
- Areolas and nipples pointing down
- Losing of the volume in your breasts
- Breast skin which had been stretched out, losing of the elasticity of the skin after breastfeeding and weight loss
- Areolas that have been stretched out
- When one breast is at a low level compared to others
- When breasts lie flat on the chest wall
- Breasts that are in pendulum shape
Since you are changing how you look, it is recommended to continue with the plastic surgery if you are emotionally, physically and mentally prepared
Other factors that make someone to be a good candidate are:
- When you have a stable weight
- When you are healthy generally
- If you are not a smoker or you plan to cut back smoking.
- If you do not plan having more children or to breastfeed
When you visit the page preparing for the breast lift, you are going to understand what you have to do in order to get the best and great results.Back to the top
The general overview of the surgery
The breast lift is the surgery for the outpatients and you do not have to stay for overnight. It is done under a general anesthesia which takes around 1.5 to 2 hours. Most of the breast lifts done at Medical Inn Clinic uses wise pattern or lollipop method since they can provide the best results. When you have gone out from the operating room, you will have to stay in a recovery room for about 1-2 hours. When it is time to get discharged, the breasts are going to be wrapped in a thick bandage while the incision will be covered using gauze. Plastic surgeons and nurses will give you information or to your caregiver on how you should take care of the breast for some time during the healing process. The pain medication can be prescribed in order to help with alleviating the discomfort and there are some cases when the antibiotic is not going to be given.Back to the top
Booking a consult
If you want to know more about the breast lift, you should start by visiting our clinic to get a consultation. You are going to have all the questions answered and you are going to know more about this surgery. You will also be shown how you may look with different types of breast shape by the use of the 3-D visualization technology.
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Different types of the breast lift
When performing the breast lift surgery, there are many methods which a plastic surgeon may choose from. How they choose them, depends on different factors like how much of skin you want to be removed, the normal size of the breast, the areolas sizes and the droop of breasts that someone has. The type of the technique that a plastic surgeon may use is going to depend on which type of the incision needed.Back to the top
Benelli breast lift
It uses the incision in a shape of doughnut and it is made near the areola. Such type of the breast lift is important when there is a need of a simple correction.Back to the top
Lollipop breast lift
An incision is made in the areola area in circle with a vertical line towards downwards to the crease of the breast. The incision looks like a lollipop.Back to the top
Wise pattern breast lift
It is also called inverted T, Anchor Breast lift or Inferior Pedicle. This is the method used on the breasts that require large degree of the correction. The incision for this type of breast lift is taken on a step higher over lollipop lift and it adds a horizontal incision at the breast crease.Back to the top
Crescent breast lift
This is the method which used on rare occasion since it is for the breast which only needs a certain degree of correction. An incision has to be made so that it may resemble that of the crescent and it is done on an upper portion of an areola.Back to the top
Breast lift that uses implant
When a woman needs to add volume, then the lift on her breast is called augmentopexy or augmentation mastopexy. This is also known as Breast lift with the implants and it helps to achieve what a person wants. According to where the placement of a breast implants will be, the lift may take place when a woman has a higher degree of a droop but when she does not want any incision. Women who have a severe or moderate breast droop, the breast lift incision together with the breast implant insertion is required to achieve dramatic results.Back to the top
Scars from breast lift
Scars are among the tradeoffs that you will get after the breast lift. Plastic surgeons found at the Medical Inn Clinics try their best to make the incisions in the place that are concealed. You should keep in mind that the scars can fade away as the time passes but there are cases when the scars became permanent and they are visible. Even if there are some surgeons that advertise that they have scarless option, you should keep in mind that having less scars also translates into less lift and you do not achieve the best results. We have different options of scars reductions after breast lift to help in fading away the scars.Back to the top
Risks and complications
Breast lifts are safe procedures when they are performed by experienced and qualified plastic surgeons, but like with every surgery, some risks can take place and in worse scenario the complications happens. When you follow all the instructions given for pre-operation with post-operation period, the potential complications are not going to happens. To know more you can visit here to get further information.Back to the top
Recovery from the surgery
How long the recovery takes, it will depend on the health of the person and in some cases, the patients can even turn to work after some days or one week. During the consultation, you will be given information on how you are able to maintain results for the breast lift surgery. Final results may take even weeks or months after the entire swelling has subsided. When the result is final, you are going to be happy about how perky and youthful the breasts are going to look.Back to the top
Breast Lift Surgery Q & A
Is it possible to get breast lift but without implant?
Yes, when your tissue is enough and you look happy with the size of the breast you have, the breast lift is only meant to give you back the full and perky look you want.
Can non-surgical procedures for breast lift lead to good results?
Different patients want to know if ointments and creams that are being advertised do really work when it comes to breast lifts. However, the answer is no, since there is no way that you can lift the actual breast if you do not use surgery and the breast lit surgery is going to be more effective compared to other options.
How long the results of the breast lift will last?
The results of the breast lift is meant to last for the entire life time since it can last for a long period for someone who maintains consistent weight. Now new techniques that are being used are meant to add the support while doing the procedure and it is not meant to pull up the skin only like with past techniques.
How losing weight affects the breast lift?
When there is a drastic change to your body, it is going to affect how your breast lift look. But with the latest type of surgery, your tissue will be removed and it will be placed higher on the chest wall and then secured. You should always keep maintainable, healthy and ideal weight before you undergo the surgery
Is my cup size going to reduce after breast lift?
The breast lift is going to lift and to reshape your tissues to have a flattering and firmer shape. When you want that the breast size gets reduces, you should ask so that some of the tissue gets removed together with the breast lift. This is going to be a combination of breast lift and breast reduction.
Is it possible to undergo a breast lift when I just gave birth?
Many women consider undergoing breast lift procedure after breastfeeding or after pregnancy since it is important to restore the original shape of their breast. However, the procedure is recommended for the people who had just got the number of the children they want before they can decide to undergo the procedure.
Can I get the breast that look full after the breast lift?
Most women do have a good cup size but the way that their breast sag is going to make a distribution surface to be even larger. When the tissue is lifted and placed higher on the chest of the wall, the new lift is going to get confined and the tissue is going to be kept in its place. In this case, it is recommended that you should get the breast implants together with your breast lift.
What types of other procedures which may be combined with the breast lift?
You may combine the procedure with other types of the breast augmentation, Mommy Makeover and breast reduction. But most of other surgical procedure may be done together with the breast lift.
Is it possible to get breast augmentation even after the breast lift?
You can do it but it is recommended that you need to do the two procedures together if you are looking to augment the volume of your breast.
Does a breast lift also remove the stretch marks?
This will depend. Because the skin has to be removed during the procedure of breast lift, the surgeon is going to eliminate the skin that had been affected by the stretch marks. But when the stretch marks are found in the place where the removal of the skin cannot be done, then the stretch marks will not be removed. There are patients who had found out those stretch marks which are found near an areola or at the lower part of the breast will be eliminated from the technique which is normally used in the surgery. However, if you have the concern about the stretch marks, you should try other methods available to get rid of their appearance. You should think about Laser Fractional Resurfacing.
The results I get from the breast lift, are they going to be permanent?
Yes but there are other factors that may play in how long the results will take like fluctuations in the weight, pregnancy and age.