The breast lift is performed to restore the shape and perkiness of saggy breasts. It mainly involves removal of excess, drooping skin from the breasts, reshaping of the breast tissue, and lifting of the nipple and areola to an elevated position. The breast lift is also known as mastopexy and is commonly considered by women who have been in pregnancy, breastfeeding, and drastic weight loss. It is considered as a major plastic surgery because it involves skin excision and tissue reshaping. Take note that the breast lift should only be performed by a board-certified and experienced plastic surgeon. It is already mentioned that the breast lift is performed to improve the sagginess of the breasts. The question is, “Why do breasts become saggy?” It is simply because of the following:
2. Weight loss
It is important for you to meet your surgeon first and let him examine your body. In this way, he can tell you what should be done to your body to make your breasts look perkier. Remember that you have to be careful when you choose the surgeon who will perform the intervention. A good plastic surgeon will address all of your questions and concerns. In addition, it is essential to select a plastic surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. You can also ask questions about the steps of the procedure, the incision techniques, the risks and side effects, and the recovery period.
The incision techniques include the crescent lift, donut lift, vertical lift and anchor lift. It is in the hands of the surgeon what technique will be used to enhance your breasts. What you should focus on are the recovery and aftercare. The most common side effects of breast lift surgery include itchiness, numbness, and sensitivity around the nipples. Before leaving the hospital, you will get recovery and aftercare instructions from your plastic surgeon or the hospital staff. You will be required to wear compression garments or surgical bras in order for your newly shaped breasts to stay intact and heal properly.
March 30, 2017
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