Due to one or several pregnancies, weight loss or aging, breasts lose their attractive and firm appearance; thus resulting in breast ptosis, droopiness, and skin slackening.
Mastopexy or breast lift
is a cosmetic surgical procedure, which raises the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour.
The procedure gives breasts a natural-looking and attractive appearance. The degree of breast droopiness can go from moderate to severe wherein the areola is positioned in the sub-mammary fold. The surgeon will therefore take into consideration the degree of breast droopiness, its cause, and the patient’s skin quality in order to decide on the adequate procedure(s).
PROCEDURES & POST- SURGICAL SCARRING:
Mastopexy is a mammoplasty procedure for raising sagging breasts upon the chest of the woman, by modifying the position of the nipple, and the size, contour, and elevation of the breasts, and tightening breast skin for a more attractive result.
Breast ptosis can be pure, and in this case, it will only require a breast lift. In the case of breast hypertrophy, breast lifting will be combined with mammary reduction.
However, in the case of a hypotrophy,
will be placed to increase the size and volume of breasts. Regardless of the intervention, post-surgical scarring will depend on the type of incision performed (corresponding to the extent of desired volume or degree of droopiness):