Your Guide to Breast Lift

Breast Lift / Mastopexy

What is a Breast Lift?

A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, is a surgical procedure to correct a “sagging” appearance of the breasts that may occur following pregnancy, weight loss, effects of gravity with time or decline in skin quality as we age.

Breast lifts encompass a variety of techniques and approaches that are designed to reposition the breast tissue, relocate/elevate the nipple and remove excess skin. 

The primary goals with a breast lift procedure aim to restore a more youthful, aesthetically pleasing appearance and fullness to the breasts.

Can a breast lift be done at the same time as breast augmentation?

In order to achieve optimal aesthetic results, a breast lift may need to be combined with other breast procedures.  Some individuals may desire a small reduction to improve the aesthetic appearance of their breasts and relieve symptoms resulting from larger breasts, while others may desire placement of an implant to restore lost volume, particularly in the upper and medial portions of the breasts.  These can be done safely at the same time, but best results may be achieved by performing them at separate times.

The risks and benefits of performing additional breast procedures at the same as your breast lift will be discussed in detail during your consultation so that you can make a truly informed decision. 

Is breast lift surgery for me?

Breast lift surgery is an excellent choice for those who are unhappy about the appearance of their breasts due to sagging or loss of youthful contour.  The changes in the breast that occur with sagging are: