Over time, the effects of gravity and the loss of the skin's natural elasticity begins to have an effect on the appearance of a woman's breasts. These factors, combined with pregnancies and nursing, will often cause the breasts to lose their youthful shape and firmness. A breast lift with one of Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery's board-certified plastic surgeons can help restore your breasts from years ago.
What is a Breast Lift
A breast lift, or mastopexy, is a surgical procedure designed to raise and reshape sagging or drooping breasts. The procedure can also reduce the size of the areola (the darker skin surrounding the nipple) or reposition nipples that point downward. A breast lift works to reshape your breasts to create or restore a more youthful, perkier appearance.
Breast Lift with Breast Implants
In some cases, we can combine a breast lift with a breast augmentation to increase your breast size and enhance your breasts' shape. Breast implants inserted in conjunction with a mastopexy procedure can increase both firmness and size. Many women choose to have this combination procedure performed after pregnancy to improve the appearance of breasts that have lost volume and have begun to sag due to childbearing and breastfeeding. When you come in for your consultation, we will determine which treatment plan will provide you with the best results according to your desired look and expectations.
Your Breast Lift Surgery
Your breast lift will consist of an incision made in one of three locations depending on your situation:
- Around your areola
- Around your areola and downward
- Around your areola, downward, and along the crease beneath your breast
From this location, we will be able to improve the contour and firmness of your breasts by reshaping the underlying tissue and trimming away excess skin.
Once your procedure is complete, we will provide you with a surgical bra or bandage to help with healing and to minimize swelling. You will be provided with more detailed care instructions at the time of your surgery.
More Details About Breast Lift Surgery in Savannah
Your Coastal Empire plastic surgeon will discuss the details of breast lift plastic surgery during your consultation in one of our convenient Coastal Georgia or South Carolina offices. Call 912-920-2090 or email to schedule a confidential consultation with Dr. Shanklin, Dr. Curtsinger, Dr. Huntly, or Dr. McGovern.