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Breast Lift

Breast Lift (Mastopexy): Enhancing Youthfulness and Symmetry

A breast lift, medically known as a mastopexy, is a transformative procedure that aims to rejuvenate the appearance of the breasts, giving them a firmer, more youthful look. This procedure addresses changes in breast shape and firmness caused by a variety of factors, including aging, genetic influences, and significant weight loss.

Understanding Ptosis and Its Impact

Breast ptosis, the medical term for sagging breasts, is a natural change that occurs over time. Factors like aging, hormonal changes, gravity, and weight fluctuations can reduce the elasticity of the skin and supporting tissues, leading to a drooping appearance. Ptosis can affect self-image and confidence, making a breast lift an appealing option for many.

Is a Breast Lift Right for You?

Candidates for a breast lift may experience several conditions:

  1. Lack of Firmness or Support: Breasts that have lost their natural elasticity and firmness can benefit significantly from a lift.
  2. Asymmetry: It’s common for one breast to be positioned lower than the other. A lift can correct this imbalance, creating symmetry.
  3. Stretched Areola and Nipples: Over time, the areola and nipples can become elongated or stretched. A mastopexy can help in resizing and repositioning them for a more youthful appearance.

It’s crucial to understand that a breast lift procedure primarily addresses the shape and position of the breasts, rather than their size.

Combining Breast Lift with Augmentation

In some cases, to achieve the desired aesthetic outcome, a combination of breast lift and augmentation might be recommended. While a lift reshapes and repositions the breasts, augmentation can alter their size and fullness. This combination can be particularly effective in restoring breast volume lost due to aging, weight loss, or pregnancy.

Consulting with Bend Plastic Surgery

Deciding to undergo a breast lift is a personal choice that should be made after a thorough consultation with a qualified plastic surgeon. Dr. Angeles and the team at Bend Plastic Surgery are committed to providing detailed information about the procedure, discussing potential risks, and setting realistic expectations.

Patients considering a breast lift can expect comprehensive guidance from the initial consultation through the recovery process. The team at Bend Plastic Surgery tailors their approach to each patient’s unique needs, ensuring that they receive personalized care and achieve the best possible results.

In summary, a breast lift is a specialized procedure designed to address sagging breasts and restore a more youthful and symmetrical appearance. Whether undertaken on its own or in combination with breast augmentation, it’s a decision that requires careful consideration and expert guidance. For those exploring this option, Dr. Angeles and the Bend Plastic Surgery team offer the expertise and support necessary to navigate this journey confidently. Contact the team today.


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