Gravity, weight loss, pregnancy, genetics — there are no shortage of factors that affect the shape and firmness of a woman’s breasts. Many women yearn for the shape of their breasts before these factors took their toll. These factors can lead to the breast skin being stretched and losing its elasticity. The result is often “sagging” breasts with a nipple and areola that sit low on the breast mount.
While no surgery can permanently delay the effects of gravity, a mastopexy — or “breast lift” — can rejuvenate your figure and give you new-found confidence. Dr. Motakis performs breast lifts to raise and recontour sagging breasts, reduce areola size and raise the position of the nipple. Breast lifts are popular procedures amongst women who wish to rejuvenate their figure and confidence.
What Does a Breast Lift Involve?
In order to make your breasts look more youthful and firm, the skin and tissue of the breast is tightened and the nipple is raised to a higher position. During a breast lift, which is performed under general anaesthetic, the breasts are raised and reshaped by removing excess skin from beneath the breasts and around the areola. Incisions are typically made around the areola (peri-areolar mastopexy) and usually but not always extend vertically along the lower pole of the breast (‘loli-pop’ incision). In cases where the breast is very droopy, a small horizontal incision may be necessary, right at the lower crease of the breast. This incision is usually very well hidden.
If your breasts are small or have lost volume (for example, after pregnancy), breast augmentation in conjunction with a breast lift can increase both their firmness and size. Women who have implants along with their breast lift may find the results last longer. Many women plan to take time off work to recover at home and wear a support bra in the first weeks following their breast lift procedure.
Are You an Ideal Candidate for a Breast Lift?
A breast lift is designed to give your breasts a firmer appearance. Women whose breasts are sagging and who have low nipple position may be good candidates for a breast lift procedure. Breast lifts can be performed on women with breasts of all sizes, but if you have heavy breasts, breast reduction and lift may be a better option.
You may wish to postpone your surgery if you plan to lose a large amount of weight. Dr. Motakis has expertly performed countless breast lifts to give women’s breasts a younger, firmer and more shapely appearance. Schedule a consultation with him to discuss what option is right for you.
The Dr. Motakis Difference
Dr. Motakis understands that selecting a physician and deciding whether a breast lift is right for you requires thoughtful consideration. During consultation, Dr. Motakis will provide you with the information about the surgery, associated risks and recovery that you need in order to make an informed decision. Having expertly completed countless cosmetic facial surgeries, the doctor and his team are committed to providing exceptional care and results that are second-to-none. Dr. Motakis has established a reputation as a trusted and highly recommended cosmetic plastic surgeon in Toronto. Your peace of mind, comfort and satisfaction are of utmost importance.
For information about the cost of a breast lift or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Motakis, contact us.