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Breast Lift

Breast Lift

Breast Procedures
Breast Lift

Also known as mastopexy, raises the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour. Sometimes the areola becomes enlarged over time, and a Breast Lift will reduce this as well. A Breast Lift can rejuvenate your figure with a breast profile that is more youthful and uplifted.

THE PROCEDURE

 

  • You will be given anesthesia so that you will be comfortable during the surgical procedures.

  • After your doctor makes the incisions.

  • The underlying breast tissue is lifted and reshaped to improve breast contour and firmness.

  • The nipple and areola are repositioned to a natural, more youthful height.

  • If necessary, enlarged areolas are reduced by excising skin at the perimeter.

  • Excess breast skin is removed to compensate for a loss of elasticity.

  • After your breasts are reshaped and excess skin is removed, the remaining skin is tightened as the incisions are closed.

  • Some incision lines resulting from Breast Lift are concealed in the natural breast contours; however, others are visible on the breast surface. Incision lines are permanent, but in most cases will fade and significantly improve over time.

  • Sutures are layered deep within the breast tissue to create and support the newly shaped breasts. Sutures, skin adhesives and/or surgical tape may be used to close the skin.

  • The results of your Breast Lift surgery are immediately visible. But, it’s important you know Breast Lift surgery does not significantly change the size of your breasts or round out the upper part of your breast.

  • Many women desire the smallest scar possible. However, Dr. Luis Suarez will recommend the incisions which best suit your anatomy.

RECOVERY TIME

 

During your Breast Lift recovery, dressings or bandages will be applied to the incisions after the procedure is completed.

You’ll need to wear an elastic bandage or support bra to minimize swelling and support your breasts as they heal.

A small, thin tube may be temporarily placed under the skin to drain any excess blood or fluid that may collect. You will be given specific instructions from Dr. Luis Suarez and your Patient Coordinator about how to take care, specific concerns and follow-ups.