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Breast lift surgery or mastopexy – A complete guide by Glitter Gloria

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What is breast lift surgery or mastopexy? 

Breast lift surgery or mastopexy is an aesthetic plastic surgery procedure that helps you to uplift sagging and drooping breasts by removing and tightening skin and contouring the surrounding tissues. Women who want to optimize their breast reconstruction results after breast cancer undergo the procedure. Also, breast lift surgery is ideal for mothers who wish to regain their breasts’ shape, tightness, and firmness after pregnancy and lactation. Excessive weight fluctuations, aging, and heredity are the other reasons for going into the surgical process of breast lift and contouring. 

What is the procedure of breast lift surgery?

The procedure starts by administering local or general anesthesia to numb the treatment areas. Your surgeon will suggest the best choice for you, depending on your anesthesia history and prior complications. One of the various techniques usually applied for making the incision which is listed as under;

  1. Around the areola and vertically down from the areola into the breast creases
  2. Around the areola, vertically downward and horizontally along the breast creases
  3. Around the areola, only. 

After making the incision surgeon will lift and contour the breast by tightening the breast tissues and by repositioning the nipples and areola to a different youthful height. By removing areolar skin, enlarged areolas can also be reduced at perimeters. The procedure is completed by removing excess skin to maintain the elasticity and closing the incisions. 

What are the benefits of breast lift surgery? 

  • Breast lift surgery improves the breast’s shape, firmness, and projections
  • The lifting procedure provides you with a more youthful appearance
  • It helps in improving self-esteem and confidence
  • Provides long-lasting results 
  • Scarring is light and is not very visible 

What are the risks of breast lift surgery? 

  • Anesthesia risks
  • Bleeding 
  • Infection
  • Asymmetry
  • Contour and symmetry irregularities 
  • Fluid accumulation
  • Poor healing 

Results and recovery

Recovery from breast lift surgery is six to twelve weeks. Results are immediate and long-lasting. 

What is the cost of breast lift surgery?

The average cost of a surgical breast lift procedure is $5012

Feel free to contact Glitter Gloria’s online plastic surgery consultation services and learn more about the system. 


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