What is breast uplift surgery?
Breast uplift surgery raises and shapes the breasts to give them a more youthful appearance, and stop the appearance of sagging. It is done by removing excess skin and tightening surrounding tissue. Breast uplift surgery is now more popular than breast implants. This surgery doesn’t dramatically change the size or shape of your breasts, however, if that is what you are interested in why not read about Breast augmentation or breast reduction
What types of breast uplift surgery are there?
This type of incision is meant for women with minimal sagging and also those that may want to reduce the size of their areola. This type of surgery leaves minimal scarring and is more commonly performed alongside breast augmentation.
This surgery provides more reshaping of the breast and corrects a moderate amount of sagging. This is the most popular choice of breast uplift surgery and leaves hidden minimal scarring.
Inverted T lift
This type of lift is for significantly sagging breasts and removes most of the excess skin and tissue causing the sagging appearance. This type of lift gives breasts a new shape and is more commonly performed with breast reduction due to the removal of extensive tissue and skin.
Is breast uplift surgery for you?
Before choosing to have breast uplift surgery, you need to consider:
- Can you stop smoking for at least 6 weeks?
- Do you take a contraceptive pill?
- Do you want a dramatic change to your breasts?
- Have you considered other breast surgery options?
- Do you want to change the position of your nipples?
- Do you have excessive sagging, or minimal sagging?
You should always speak to your surgeon about all of these things in the consultation, before going ahead with the surgery.