Breast lift or Mastopexy

 

Description

 

         Operation for correction of the breast has helped thousands of people all over the world, becoming one of the most popular plastic surgery. The surgeon will explain which approach best suited to you. When women feel uncomfortable with heavy breasts and soft, a lift or a decrease of breast can help. The men are interested in correcting the chest too, in case they have problems with mammary gland development. Mastopexia is surgical procedure for shaping and lifting sagging breasts. Also the size of the areola can be reduced. With the age most women lose their breast round shapes. These changes can be inherited, may occur after pregnancy or weight loss due to aging. Changes are gradual and usually occur between 20 and 40 years. Mammary gland volume may remain normal, but firmness and position of youth is lost. Mastopexia can restore firmness and correct breast position without increasing or reducing the size. If the breasts have lost volume and the patient wants it bigger, you can use to increase breast implants.

What patients are eligible for mastopexia?

Lifting of breasts helps those who have drooped breasts, and feel uncomfortable about it which causes feelings of embarrassment and irritation thus having negative action on the psyche. No exercise or medical treatment can solve breast drooping. Enlarging and reshaping the breast form made by eliminating excess skin and repositioning remaining tissue and nipples to improve physical appearance. Breast lift can also reduce the size of the areola - the pigmented skin surrounding the nipple. If a patient's breasts are small or have lost volume (after pregnancy) use of breast implants along with a breast lift can increase their firmness and volume.

 

Duration

1 to 3 hours.

 

Side effects

Possible complications or adverse reactions to anesthesia. Temporary bruising, swelling, discomfort. Rare side effects.

Recovery

You can return to the daily activities: after 1 week or more.

You can do strenuous activities: after 1 month. The disappearance of scars: may take 1 year. The bruises are diminished by applying the cream Prosil according to the experts' advice.

 

 

Results

Results can be enhanced, long-lasting or even permanent if used including breast implants as part of the procedure. However, pregnancy, age or weight fluctuations may have an impact upon the final results.

 

Surgical technique

The best known case involves an anchor-shaped incision, following the natural contour of the breast. The incision outlines the area in which breast skin will be removed, the nipple can be repositioned. Patients with small breast and minor deformation may be required to make smaller incisions. If so, the surgeon may use BENELLI lifting procedure, which removes a piece of skin in the form of a donut. In the case of soft breasts can remove excess skin, while the mammary gland remains intact. Mammary gland is high and above attached to the breast muscle.

Hung nipple: nipples that are pulled back hangs very much in its original position in exchange for a scar around the nipple, with a small line down the breast. Nipples are too large or irregular, can also be corrected at once.

Implants: If a small breast is a problem, it can be corrected with an implant. The operation can be combined with a breast lift when it is drooped.

 

Patient's condition

Hospitalization not required. There may be cases in which hospitalization is still necessary. The doctor will put all the conditions in front of the patient before the surgery.

 

Local or general anesthesia.

Can you feed your baby after lifting operation, decrease or increase in breast?

Yes. Breast-feeding is possible after such operations. If this is important to you, please check with esthetician surgeon during the preoperative consultation.

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