Is the breast lift procedure right for you?
If you’re unhappy with your breast size, shape or droop, then you may have looked into getting surgery. But is the breast lift or another procedure right for you?
The breast lift procedure is great for you if your breasts droop or sag down. The lift can correct the drooping and reshape the breasts.
What can the breast lift do?
The surgery involves the reshaping and repositioning of the breasts to improve the aesthetic appearance.
During the procedure, the breast tissue, including skin, glandular tissue and fat is excised or repositioned within the breast. The overall breasts are re-modelled and then sutured back together.
What are the reasons for getting a breast lift?
There are many common reasons women choose to undergo breast lift surgery, including the following:
- After pregnancy and breastfeeding, breasts can droop downwards
- Ageing process causes breasts to droop and sag
- Desire a more pleasurable appearance between the breasts and body
- Reduce skin irritations and fungal infections below the breasts
What are the requirements for breast lift surgery?
- Do not desire any further children
- Be over 18 years of age and finished development of breasts
- Be a stable and healthy weight
- Do not smoke or chew tobacco
- Up-to-date on breast screening for cancer
The risks associated with breast lifts
It’s also essential that you have considered the following risks associated with breast lift surgery:
- Anaesthetic reactions
- Bleeding, infections or haematoma
- Deep venous thrombosis/pulmonary embolus (DVT/PE)
- Incisional scarring
- Nipple or skin necrosis (death of body tissue)
- Breast symmetry issues
- Sensation changes to the nipple
- Breastfeeding may be impacted
If you are considering a breast lift, you must also be comfortable with the complications listed above.
Contact Associate Professor Dean White
If you would like to find out more information on breast lifts and if you are suitable, make sure to consult with Dean White. Please click here or call on (03) 9895 7631.
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