Breast Lift Surgery Guide
Welcome to Your Guide to Breast Lift
Surgery take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the procedure and what you and do to help improve your results. Remember this presentation does not take the place of your consultation and you should make sure to jot down any questions you may want to ask as later. Breast Lift surgery or Mastopexy is a common plastic surgery procedure that can return your breast to a more youthful shape and position improving the contour of you. Breast may help you gain self confidence enhance yourself self esteem and expand your clothing choices. Physically healthy women with realistic goals are good candidates for this surgery in some cases. Breast implants are used in conjunction with the breast lift to improve shape and restore volume.
How your breast lift are being performed?
There are different techniques that can be used depending on the amount of the correction desired. If your breast require minimal correction that concentric or periareolar technique may be an option for you with this technique. Doughnut shape incisions are made around the areola border the vertical. Incision technique is generally performed when a more moderate lift is necessary. It begin similarly to the concentric technique except that additional incisions are made that come down from both sides of the incision around the areola border and end at the breast crease. In some cases where a larger degree of correction is necessary that anchor or key hole incision may be used in this technique. The incisions roughly resemble an old fashioned key hole circling around the areola down the breast and across the breast crease.
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With each of these techniques once the incision have been made excess breast tissue skin and fat are removed. The nipples are moved to their higher locations and the skin is tightened to give new shape to your breast. The incisions are closed using very fine stitches and then taped to help reduce scaring. You will also be fitted with the support bra to help you heal and make you feel more comfortable together. We will select the technique that will provide the better result for you. When you meet with our patient, we will discuss fees and cost preparation. Every woman that has unique perspective on what may be the best shape for her breast and your goals will affect the way your breast lift is performed.
It is important to discuss your desires and listen closely during the consultation so that you can set realistic expectations. A great result can only be achieved when there is good communication between us. You will also need to understand that the shape you have before surgery will partially determine the shape you have after surgery.
Some suggestion to help you prepare for surgery
Your safety matters to us, you should be very open. Provide all your medical history drug allergies list any previous surgeries or biopsies medications diet pills vitamins and herbs you are taking even if you don’t think they are important. Also don’t be afraid to be frank with us about your lifestyle smoking (3:16) your exercise habits and the importance of getting back to work. Here are some tips that may help you reduce scaring: shorten you recovery time and decrease your chances of complications. Discontinue using aspirin (3:33) and vitamin E for one week before and a few days after your procedure these act as blood thinner and could cause problems with blood clotting. Stop smoking and drinking alcohol.
In excess well in advance of your breast lift and for one week after your surgery, drink lots of water in the days leading up to your breast reduction. Hydration will help you recover more quickly to make your recovery easier and more comfortable. Be sure to arrange for someone to take you home and take care of you for at least the first 24 hours. Fill your prescriptions and priority surgery and place them within an easy reach of where you will be resting place, plenty of pillows and a bed wedge nearby so that you can keep your back elevated. You have several loose fitting button down, blouses, ready to wear in your new breast size recovery you should expect bruising swelling pain for the first week or two.
Stitches will come out or be absorbed on their own between a week and ten days. Swelling may linger for as long as one to two months. Pain medication will be prescribed to control any discomfort. However, if you begin to have severe pain, contact us immediately. You will also want to avoid raising your arms above shoulder level during the first few days after surgery. The recovery process is different for everyone but within a day of your breast lift. You should be up and walking around if your job is not overly stannous. You should plan on being out of work and away from your usual activities for the first week. Over the two or three weeks your breast may be very sensitive and stannous. Physical activities should be limited. You will need to wear a support bra for about one month following this period.
You may gradually return to activities such as lifting and exercise and sex well. There will permanent scars they should be well hidden when you are wearing clothing even you are wearing a swim suit. In most cases the scars are usually small and difficult to see as they feel over time. The appearance of your breast should improve during a period of several months. Final results vary woman to woman and can be long-lasting.
What are the risks of breast lift surgery?
This information is not intended to frighten you but to help you make an informed decision. No question or concern is silly or in significant. We will be happy to discuss the full range of potential complication and answer any questions you might have. Regarding this procedure though the breast lift procedure is a well established surgical procedure. There are risk of complication just as any operation bleeding infection and scar formation can occur other complications. May include asymmetry in size, skin loss decreased or loss of nipple sensation and in a small percentage of patients. Additional surgeries may be necessary.
Breast lift surgery does not normally interfere with pregnancy but if you are planning to have a baby your breast skin may stretch and off set. The result of your breast lift and you may have more difficulty in breast feeding after this operation all women should start routing memo gram screening by the age of forty or earlier. If there is a family history of cancer be sure to let your technician know that you have had breast lift. You should also continue monthly breast self examinations and annual physical examinations. Ask for the all medical procedures.
Be sure to choose your surgeon wisely it is important to choose an experienced breast lift surgeon. You can trust and develop a good report with so that you can openly discuss your concerns and particular needs throughout the process of consultation surgery and after care. You should decide to move forward to you breast reduction a surgery date will be scheduled prior to surgery. You will be given complete preparation and recovery instructions remember to keep your follow up visits as we are here to help make this a wonderful experience for you feel free to review any part of this presentation you like and be sure to take a look at our before and after gallery to get a better idea of the result you may achieve.