Breast Lift

Surgical Procedures

Breast Lift

What is Breast Lift Surgery?

Breast lift surgery is a surgical procedure that removes and tightens the excess skin around the breast to give the breast a youthful, fresh appearance. The ultimate goal of breast lift surgery is to lift the sagging breast so that it sits higher on the chest wall.

What Causes Sagging Breasts?

While breast sagging usually occurs due to age, this sagging can also reach disturbing levels due to reasons such as excessive weight fluctuations, pregnancy, breastfeeding and genetics. Breast sagging is one of the most common problems experienced by women.

By Which Method Is Breast Lift Surgery Performed?

Breast lift surgery can be combined with breast augmentation procedures such as implants or fat transfer to restore lost breast volume. In the breast lift procedure, the nipple is repositioned so that it looks proportional to the newly shaped breast. Thus, a younger and fresher appearance is achieved.

What Should Be Done Before Breast Lift Surgery?

Patients who smoke should stop using tobacco products at least 3-4 weeks before surgery. It is also necessary to stop taking anti-inflammatory and blood thinning medications approximately one month before breast lift surgery.

Frequently Asked Questions About Breast Lift Surgery

Breast lift surgery is performed under general anesthesia. Breast lift surgery takes 1 to 3 hours, depending on the person's breast shape. Dizziness, vomiting, etc. after surgery. We continue to keep him in the hospital for control purposes in case of illness. When the patient feels well, discharge procedures are completed on the same day. Depending on the needs of our patients, it may be necessary to stay in the hospital for 1 day.

Women considering breast lift surgery often wonder what the surgical scar will look like. Surgery scars vary depending on the extent of breast sagging and tissue volume. In addition, after surgery, a scar care program is applied to ensure that recovery is healthy and rapid. Scars are part of the process, and with enough care, the scars will heal and become close to the skin color.

Protecting the operated area from the sun for 6 months will be beneficial in minimizing your scars.