Cosmetic Procedures

Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

Procedure
This operation removes excess skin from the 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.
Length
Approximately 2 to 3 hours.
Anesthesia
Usually general.
In/ Outpatient
Usually outpatient.
Side Effects
Temporary bruising, swelling, some mild discomfort, numbness, and dry/tender breast skin.
Risks
Unfavourable scarring with keloid formation is possible. In addition skin loss, infection, unevenly positioned nipples (asymmetry), and the possibility of permanent loss of feeling in the nipples and/or the breasts.
Recovery
One week for work, 3-4 weeks for strenuous activities. The fading of scars may take several months to one year.
Duration
The outcome varies from patient-to-patient. Other factors that may influence results are: gravity, pregnancy, ageing, and weight changes which may cause new sagging.

Doctors performing this procedure: Breast Lift (Mastopexy) in Australia

Doctors performing this procedure: Breast Lift (Mastopexy) outside of Australia