Breast lift surgery, also called mastopexy,it’s a simple procedure which  removes excess skin in and around the saggy breast that has been stretched during pregnancy or weight fluctuations. Breast implants may also be used in conjunction with this procedure to achieve the desired result.


Key facts about the breast lifting surgery:

  • Hospital or an in –office procedure: It’s a hospital procedure 
  • Anesthesia: General anesthesia 
  • Incisions: a scar around the areola and a vertical scar , or an horizontal like scar.
  • Length of procedure: 2-3 hours.
  • Length of hospital stay: usually dismissed the next day after surgery. 
  • What to expect: Bruising; swelling (lasts about 4-6 weeks); numbness, tenderness, loss of sensation in the nipple (mostly temporary).
  • Discomfort: Moderate.
  • Long term result: usually 10 years and could be permanent .
  • The patient can return to work within one week or more and may resume strenuous activities after one month. The fading of scars may take several months to one year.
  • Post operative special bra for 6 weeks is worn.



Breast lift Before and After