- Average length of stay 7 days
- Length of stay in hospital 1 day
- Operation duration 2-4 hours
- Anesthesia General aneshtesia
- Recovery duration 1-2 weeks
Breasts sag with the effect of gravity, pregnancy and breastfeeding as time passes.Excessive and sudden weight changes affects the breasts negatively. Deformed breasts can be lifted, leaving their volumes the same by breast lift surgery. This lift process is called Breast Lift (Mastopexy).
In breast lift surgery, the nipple and breast tissues are moved upwards and the exess and sagging skin is removed. Breast lift surgery provides an aesthetic shape and fullness to the breasts in addition providing rejuvenation and form.
Who are suitable for breast lift surgery?
Breast Lift Surgery Process
- People who are physically healthy and have a stable weight
- People who feel uncomfortable about their sagged or deformed breasts
- People with sagged nipples
- People where one breast is more sagging than the other
- Things to consider before the operation
Your medical evaluation will be made before the operation. It is important that you tell your doctor about all medications you use. Alcohol and smoking should be stopped before the operation and the use of blood thinners such as aspirin should be avoided.
There are many techniques used for breast lift surgery. These techniques should be selected individually. The most important determinant here is the size of the breast, the degree of flap and its structure. The most secure, personalized and least permanent techniques are used. As a result of this operation, the erogenous and touch sense of the breast, especially the breast-feeding function of the breast are protected.
In the breast lift operation, the sagging breast and breast tissue are increased to the desired level. The sagging skin in the breast is discarded and the dark area around the nipple called isola is returned to the pre-pregnancy appearance.
The breast size is not changed unless a patient wants it, there is no technical necessity. In addition, if desired, it is possible to reduce or enlarge the breasts in the same operation.
Bandage and corset are used in the operation area after breast lift surgery. Pain may be felt when the effect of anesthesia is over. Painkillers should be used regularly.
There may be drowsiness, sensitization at the nipple, scratching of the incision or hardening of the breast tissue. These side effects will pass within a few weeks. There’s no need to worry.
All instructions must be followed after the surgery. Corset clothing, the use of painkillers with antibiotics and appropriate exercises are some of these instructions.