Plastic Surgery

A breast lift (mastopexy) is an operation that removes excess skin from the lower breast and repositions the nipple. The operation helps to lift and firm the breasts. A breast lift can return your breasts to a more youthful shape and position and give a lasting boost to your confidence.

If you're looking to lift and add volume, breast augmentation can also be performed at the same time.

Is a breast lift surgery right for me?

Many factors may have contributed to your breasts losing their youthful position such as pregnancy, nursing, weight fluctuations, aging, heredity and, of course, gravity. A breast lift can reverse the effects of gravity, and give your breasts a more youthful look.

What can I expect with a breast lift?

Breast lift surgery is usually an outpatient procedure, though it may require a short hospital stay. You will be given general anesthesia, so you'll be asleep during the surgery.

During the surgery, your breasts will be lifted and reshaped for a firmer, more youthful appearance. The nipples will remain intact with the underlying breast tissues to prevent loss of sensation, and will be gently re-centered for a more aesthetically pleasing shape and position.

You can expect some discomfort and soreness at first following surgery. A support garment will be worn initially to provide comfort, help reduce swelling and facilitate healing. Many women resume normal, gentle daily activities within the first week.