Breast Lift (Drooping or Sagging)
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As breast volume changes during pregnancy and breastfeeding, the skin elasticity can also change causing a sagging appearance and can have a negative effect on your self-esteem. This very common aesthetic issue can be resolved with breast lift surgery. A breast lift is one of the most popular options to include in a comprehensive mommy makeover procedure, and can ultimately give your breasts a more youthful, “perky” appearance.
Dr. Tom Lintner will be happy to speak with you about incorporating breast lift surgery into your mommy makeover. Please contact our practice for more information, or to schedule a consultation with our plastic surgeon.
Breast ptosis, commonly referred sagging breasts, occurs when the skin elasticity is no longer able to support its breast volume. The condition can be exacerbated general loss of tissue in the breasts. Pregnancy and/or breastfeeding can cause breast ptosis, ultimately affecting self-esteem and making women feel less attractive than they really are. Whether breast ptosis is mild, moderate, or severe, Dr. Lintner can perform breast lift surgery to significantly rejuvenate the breasts and give them a perkier, more youthful appearance.
Breast Lift Procedure
A breast lift is designed to eliminate excess skin in the breasts and give the breasts a firmer appearance. During the procedure, Dr. Lintner will remove the extra skin and redrape the remaining skin, pulling it taut and giving it a smoother look and feel. The nipples will relocated to a higher position, ultimately helping to restore the breasts to their pre-pregnancy appearance.
A breast lift alone typically requires about one to two weeks of recovery before you are able to resume normal daily activities; however, the total recovery time will depend on other procedures you may have included in your mommy makeover. Dr. Lintner typically instructs his patients to avoid strenuous activities for several weeks after breast lift in order to give them time to heal properly.
If you are considering adding breast lift to your customized mommy makeover procedure, please contact us today.