A Breast Lift?
Breast lift, technically called mastopexy, is
surgery to uplift and improve the shape of a female breast that:
A breast lift is appropriate for women who wish
to improve breast shape and position. When an increase in breast
volume is also desired, breast implants may be inserted in conjunction
with a breast lift.
Where Are The Scars?
Scars may be limited
to around the areola only, or may include vertiacalor
horizontal scars as seen on the right.
- The degree of sagging
influences the length and location of scars.
- The use of breast implants may reduce
the length of your scars.
Where Do I Begin?
A consultation with Dr.
Novotny is the first step to learn how a breast lift
can enhance your breasts' appearance and improve your body image.
A consultation is designed to fully educate you about breast
lifts in a non-pressure environment and will include:
- A discussion of your goals and an evaluation
of your individual case
- The options available in breast lift
- The likely outcomes of breast lift
and any risks or potential complications
- The course of treatment recommended by Dr.
- Dr. Novotny will also answer any of your questions
|BREAST LIFT: Incisions outline
the area of skin to be removed and the new position for the nipple.
formerly located above the nipple is brought down and together
to reshape the breast. Sutures close the incisions, giving the
breast its new contour.
|After surgery, the breasts are higher and firmer, with sutures
usually located around the areola, below it, and in the crease
under the breast.