Breast Lift

What is Breast Lift (Mastopexy)?

Breastfeeding, fluctuations in weight and the general aging process all take their toll on a woman's shape. Drooping, saggy breasts that have lost their volume and contours are uncomfortable and an undeniable sign of a woman's age.

The Benefits

  • Lifts sagging breast tissue
  • Reshapes the breasts in order to enhance their overall appearance
  • Results in a more youthful appearance of the breasts

Key Facts

  • Type of anesthesia: General anesthesia
  • Procedure duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Length of stay: Up to one-night stay
  • Discomfort level: Moderate controlled with pain medications
  • What to expect: Swelling up to 6 weeks and bruising up to 2 weeks
  • Duration time till the final result: About 6 months where scars heal from 12 to 18 months
  • Sustainability of results: Variable (there may be further sagging with age)

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is a Breast Lift?
What Issues Can a Breast Lift Help With?
How is Breast Lift Surgery Performed?
How Do I Prepare for Surgery?
What Are the Breast Lift Types?
What to Expect After Breast Lift Surgery?
Am I a Candidate for Breast Lift Surgery?
Will Breast Lift Surgery Leave Post-Surgical Marks?
Is Breast-feeding Affected by Breast Lift?
Can Breast Augmentation Be Combined with a Lift?
What Risks Are Involved in Breast Lift Surgery?
Can a Breast Lift Increase My Cup Size?
How Is a Breast Lift Different from a Breast Reduction?