What is a breast Mastoplasty?
A breast lift (or mastoplexy), is a surgical procedure performed on women who have sagging breasts due to pregnancy, significant weight loss, or genetics. The procedure involves: Elevating the breast tissue to a higher position on the chest wall.
How long do breast lifts last?
Breast Lift Lifespan 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.
What is breast contouring?
This surgery involves removal of excess breast tissue and excess skin to reduce and reshape the breasts to a more proportionate and even size. Excessively large breasts can cause a variety of symptoms (neck pain, back pain, shoulder grooving, etc.) that interfere with quality of life.
How effective are breast lifts?
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, it’s estimated that surgical breast lifts have gone up 70 percent since 2000. This procedure now surpasses other surgical breast treatments such as implants.
What age should I get a breast lift?
There is no perfect age to get a breast lift. However, there are some situations where you would be advised to wait before getting your breast lift procedure. You should not get a breast lift until your breasts have finished developing.
Is breast lift safer than implants?
Breast lifts are safer than breast implants. There has been increasing awareness among women about the advantages of breast lifts. There has been an increase in the number of combination procedures that involve both breast lifts and breast implants.
Is a breast lift 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.