Breast Lift

Breast Lift – Mastopexy

Breasts that can be easily deformed because there is no muscle in the tissue; They may sag due to reasons such as weight changes, aging, genetic factors and postpartum period. Sagging and deformed breasts cause women to feel uncomfortable aesthetically. More and more women are resorting to breast lift operations to improve their self-confidence and have younger-looking breasts.

Breast lift surgery rejuvenates the appearance of the breast and regulates the shape of the breast. It collects the breast tissue that has lost its elasticity due to different reasons such as pregnancy, breastfeeding, aging and gravity. Breast lift surgery, which can be performed simultaneously with operations such as breast reduction, breast enlargement and breast asymmetry correction; It can be applied to women who are physically healthy, have sagging breasts, have asymmetry problems between their breasts and are not aesthetically satisfied with their breasts.


What is Breast Lift Surgery?

Breast lift surgery, also known as mastopexy, is a plastic surgery operation performed only to remove sagging in the breasts and improve the appearance of the breasts, without any shortage or excess of breast tissue.

With breast augmentation surgeries in women whose breast tissue volume has decreased, breast lift surgeries that should be performed by aesthetic and plastic surgeons; In women with more breast tissue than normal, it may be required to be performed together with breast reduction surgeries. The results obtained with breast lift surgery are long-term if the person pays attention to their weight and lifestyle.


How is Breast Lift Surgery Performed?

Breast lift surgery is planned individually. The technique to be applied in surgery depends on the shape and size of the breasts; the size and position of the nipple circumference; the degree of envelopment in the chest; It may vary according to the patient’s skin excess and skin structure.

In the breast lift operation performed under general anesthesia, incisions are made around the nipple, called the areola, extending from the areola to the under breast.

After the incision is made, the breast is shaped by lifting the underlying breast tissue to improve the contour and firmness of the breast. The nipple and nipple head are repositioned; If necessary for the patient, the enlarged nipple circumference is reduced. In the meantime, the sagging breast skin that loses its elasticity is removed.

After the breasts are shaped and freed from excess skin, the incisions are closed. In this process, which aims to leave as few scars as possible, the patient should consider the recommendations of the surgeons. It is normal and expected for surgical sutures to leave scars. The scars after breast lift will lose their clarity over time.