Breast Lift (Mastopesty)
Also known as Mastopexy, breast lift surgery is used to elevate saggy breasts and re-contour them in order to enhance the shape of a woman’s body and recreating a youthful look.
Beware that pregnancy, breastfeeding, and weight fluctuations might increase the sagging of the breasts, resulting in the appearance of excess skin and loss of firmness.
DID YOU KNOW?
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), every year, thousands of women undergo successful breast-lift surgery, experience no major problems and are pleased with the results.
In breasts that are saggy and have very little volume, your surgeon might propose the combination of a breast implant to the mastopexy to increase the upper pole fullness or “décolleté”.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does a mastopexy consist of?
Your surgeon will remove the excess skin through an incision in the areola or a vertical incision and provide a rejuvenated shape to your breasts.
How much pain and scaring should I expect?
In most cases the procedure is relatively pain-free. You should nonetheless expect to have a slightly scar around the areola and down to the bottom of the breast.
Can I breastfeed?
Breastfeeding will still be possible after the procedure, although it is recommended to wait until the end of pregnancies before having the operation done.