What are the types of breast lift?

What are the types of breast lift?

Types of Breast Lifts

  • Crescent Breast Lift. Usually recommended for those with only minimal sagging, the crescent breast lift requires just one incision that runs halfway along the top outer edge of the areola.
  • Peri-Areolar Breast Lift.
  • Vertical Breast Lift.
  • Anchor Breast Lift.

Do they remove your nipples for breast lift?

The surgeon will make an incision (cut) around the areola. The cut will usually extend down the front of your breast, from the bottom of the areola to the crease. It may also extend along the sides of the areola. The surgeon will lift and reshape your breasts.

Do they remove skin during a breast lift?

During a breast lift, the surgeon removes excess skin, tightens surrounding tissue and can also reposition the nipple to create a more youthful, contoured look. Since some skin is removed, breasts may appear fuller and shapelier as a result of a lift. The results of a breast lift are immediate and long-lasting.

What skin is removed during a breast lift?

In a breast lift, excess skin and breast tissue are removed. Several different incision patterns can be used to reposition the areola and nipple, and to remove excess tissue.

How long is the recovery from a breast lift?

Patients typically are off work for three to seven days. There are no restrictions after three weeks postoperatively. It usually takes 6 to 12 weeks for the breasts to achieve their final shape. As one of the main concerns with mastopexy is scar quality, we have a special protocol that we use for the breast scars.

Is breast lift surgery painful?

While discomfort or pain after surgery is to be expected, women usually mention that breast reduction or breast lift surgery is a lot less painful than what they expected. Generally people comment that it’s more ‘discomfort or pain limited to the incisions’, rather than pain within the breasts or over the chest.

How long is breast lift recovery?

How long does it take for nipples to heal after breast lift?

A common concern among breast lift patients is if they will lose nipple sensation following surgery. In almost all cases, any change in nipple sensation is only temporary and will usually resolve within 6 to 8 weeks following the breast lift procedure.

What are the side effects of breast lift?

Our patients who undergo breast lift surgery typically experience: Increased lift, position and firmness. Improved contour and shape. More youthful appearance for the breasts….Risks specific to breast lift surgery include:

  • Temporary numbness.
  • Bruising.
  • Swelling.
  • Discomfort.
  • Scarring.

How long do breast lifts last?

Some patients find that their breast lift results last for well over 15 years while others may seek minor cosmetic alterations sooner. On average, breast lift results last for 10 to 15 years.

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