Breast Augmentation with Lift
Click Here to View GalleryDo you find yourself unhappy with the size and shape of your breasts? Are you suffering from sagging deflated breasts? Do you find that the fullness you achieved with pregnancy and breast feeding to be an ideal breast for your body only to lose it after that short period? The answer you’re seeking may be in an augmentation mastopexy, a procedure where the breast is enhanced not only in size, firmness and fullness, but also in lifting the sagging breast back to its appropriate youthful position. The procedure includes both a breast lift to reshape and resize the breast and breast augmentation with implants to enhance shape and fullness. Many women in Newark and Wilmington Delaware as well as Chester County, PA have already found the right answer at Advanced Plastic Surgery & Nouveau Cosmetic Center with Dr. Chang and Dr. Thornton, board certified plastic surgeons.
- Personalized consultation
- Patient and surgeon discuss size and shape of desired breast
- Identify scars what will be present
- General Anesthesia
- Outpatient surgery
- Requires 3-7 days off work
- Immediate enhancement with mild swelling and bruising
- Full exercise after 1 month
Before Breast Lift Surgery
There are multiple types of scars and procedures to distinctly treat each and every type of breast and person. At your complimentary personalized consultation, we will go over some of the main types of procedures and determine which one is right for you. Not every patient will be able to achieve the results they desire from each procedure, but rest assured our board certified plastic surgeons will be able to help you find the result you need and employ the best technique to achieve that goal.
In this type of procedure, the scar remains on the upper ½ to 2/3 of the junction between with the darker pigmented area (areola) and the lighter breast skin. This can help a for a mild lift and limits scars to a natural break that often, when visualized in the future, are well hidden.
Circum-areolar mastopexy or doughnut mastopexy
In this procedure, the incision goes completely around the areolar area again at the junction between the darker pigmented circle (areola) and the lighter breast skin. This allows a larger lift but still keeps the scar in that natural break point which can often hide the scar very well.
Vertical mastopexy or lollipop mastopexy
This procedure combines the circum-areolar approach with a vertical extension going directly from the nipple areolar complex towards the fold at the bottom of the breast. This scar ends just before the fold so that a bra or bathing suit will fully hide the scar. This is commonly referred to as the lollipop technique as the scar mimics that. This provides yet a stronger tool for lifting and tightening the breast, while still limiting the scarring.
Wise pattern mastopexy or anchor mastopexy
This procedure provides for the most lifting and tightening power, where a significant amount of skin is removed with an extension along the inframammary fold. The resulting incisions resemble an anchor, hence the name. This allows the greatest amount of tightening and lift, and still keeps the scars on the breast hidden in bras and bathing suit tops.
Breast Lift Recovery
After breast lift surgery, patients are fitted with a special bra to provide support and hold the breasts in place. Patients can usually return home a few hours after breast lift surgery. Although patients should expect to experience pain, swelling, and bruising for 2-3 weeks after breast lift surgery, many patients find they are able to return to their daily activities within 7-10 days. Scars will be visible after surgery, but will fade over time.
Ready For Your Next Step…
Advanced Plastic Surgery & Nouveau Cosmetic Center located in Newark, Delaware, is convenient to Wilmington, Elkton Maryland, Chester County Pennsylvania, and Southern New Jersey. Our well trained staff and highly qualified surgeons are available to assist you with your cosmetic needs. Our surgeons use the latest in surgical technology to provide patients with the finest medical care and to deliver natural-looking results.
Please contact us today to learn more about breast lift surgery or to schedule a personalized consultation. Our plastic surgeons will discuss the best options for your needs and discuss all aspects of the procedure at your initial consultation.