The Breast Lift is a surgery that is done to put the breasts in their original place. Mastopexy is a surgical procedure that will be performed on patients who want to elevate their breasts and give them firmness. Patients seeking to give a better shape to their breasts through the Breast Lift must meet some conditions, in order that the corrections are given effectively:
- Saggy breasts – they’ve lost shape and volume, or they’ve gotten flatter and longer.
- Your nipples – when your breasts are unsupported – fall below your breast creases.
- Your nipples and areolae point downward.
- Your areolae have stretched out of proportion to your breasts.
- One of your breasts falls lower than the other.
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In some cases, better results can be obtained through a small vertical incision, which extends from the horizontal incision. This will remove excess skin from the sides to form the waist.
The times may vary depending on the patient.
The Mastopexy is an intervention that is done to lift the breasts that are fallen, elevating them, correcting the flaccidity and shape. There are different techniques to elevate the bust, that is defined by the surgeon according to the case of each patient.
The scar depends on the technique, to elevate the breasts incisions are required around the areola, vertical, horizontal. Normally 2 scars are needed, one around the areola and another vertical starting from the areola to the groove of the breast. In cases in which the chest is very down, an additional scar is necessary crossing the submammary furrow creating an inverted T.
Medications: Antibiotic, analgesic.
Risks and possible complications: bleeding, seroma, changes in the sensitivity of the areola, infection, scarring problems, difficulty in breastfeeding.
Includes: medical fees of the surgeon and his surgical team (instrumentalist, anesthesiologist and assistant), stay in the hospital for 24 hours. Nursing service during the hospital stay and appointments to the surgeon, after the procedure.
Doesn’t include: post-surgical girdles, pre-operative analyzes and medications.
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