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Is a Breast Lift Right For You?
Women’s breasts change over time, losing their youthful shape and firmness. This loss of elasticity can be attributed to pregnancy and breastfeeding, weight fluctuations, aging, and heredity. A breast lift (mastopexy) is a surgical procedure to raise and reshape sagging breasts and rejuvenate your figure with a breast profile that is youthful and uplifted. Breast lift can also reduce the size of the areola (the dark area surrounding the nipple) if they have stretched or point downward.
Dr. Kevin Tehrani is an expert breast surgeon and has performed hundreds of successful breast lifts.
Some of the benefits of a breast lift include correction of drooping breasts, a more youthful appearance, increased self-confidence, and better clothing options.
This procedure is usually performed with the patient under general anesthesia.
Individual factors and personal preferences determine the specific technique selected to lift your breasts. The most common technique involves a limited or short scar procedure that avoids an incision under the breast. A short scar breast lift focuses on the area immediately beneath the nipple. An incision is made that runs downward from the areola all the way to the crease where the breast meets the chest.
Skin is removed around this incision and a firmer breast is the result. The amount of lift is directly proportional to the amount of skin removed. This technique is about minimizing the skin loss (and hence the scarring).
At times, an anchor-shaped incision vertical from the areola, as well as under the breast crease, may be required to reshape the breast skin. After excess skin has been removed, the nipple and areola are moved to the appropriate position, and the breast is reshaped.
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Meet Dr. Kevin Tehrani, MD FACS
Top plastic surgeon Dr. Kevin Tehrani is the founder and director of Aristocrat Plastic Surgery. He values reaching the highest levels of achievement in reconstructive and plastic surgical training, continuing education and clinical experience. Your comprehensive consultation will be exceedingly informative, clear, balanced and there will be plenty of opportunity to discuss all your concerns.
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Most women return to work within 1-2 weeks after a breast lift, although you should refrain from exercise for 4-6 weeks. Some swelling, bruising, and soreness can be expected after breast lift surgery, and you can take pain medication, if necessary, to ease any discomfort. These symptoms gradually subside during the 2-week recovery period.
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