Breast Lift FAQ

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Why would I want a breast lift?

A breast lift can improve firmness and fullness of the breasts. It can help you achieve the most pleasing aesthetic for your breasts, improving their overall physical contour and boosting your self esteem and confidence.

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Will a breast lift make my breasts bigger?

Although a breast lift can increase the fullness of breasts, it is not designed to increase breast size. To increase breast size, a breast augmentation is required. However, you can always opt to do a breast lift in conjunction with a breast augmentation.

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How can I judge how much skin should be removed during an open breast lift procedure?

An attractive breast is generally achieved by a balance between breast volume and the amount of breast skin that maintains that volume. The amount of skin to be removed is determined by achieving an appealing balance between volume and surface area.

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How long does the procedure take?

The breast lift procedure generally takes about 3 hours.

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What is the recovery period like?

Immediately following surgery, gauze dressing is applied to the treated area and a supportive garment is worn. There may be some temporary bruising, soreness, and swelling.

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Are the results from a breast lift permanent?

Yes. However, factors such as age, pregnancy, and massive fluctuations in weight may influence results from a breast lift.

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What is the Scarless breast lift?

Scarless breast lifting is an innovative, advanced breast lift procedure that restores, sculpts and defines a woman’s breasts by using state-of-the-art ultrasound or laser technology. This technique helps contract the skin and tissue, lifting the breast to a more ideal position, giving them a more youthful look. Fat is internally heated up and liquefied, while skin is pulled tighter and the breast lifted.

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What are the advantages of scarless breast lift compared to other breast lift techniques?

Scarless breast lift stands apart from traditional breast lift surgery for its ability to factor in the shape & form of anatomical structures under the skin, which help to create and promote enhanced body contour. It offers advanced “internal” lifting using VASER technology that causes virtually no scarring.

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What are some risks for this procedure?

The risk are similar to standard liposuction.

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How is this procedure done?

This procedure uses an ultrasound or laser technique to target the area around the breast tissue. Under the tumescent (local) anesthesia, a small incision is made so that a probe can be inserted to liquefy the fat cells in the superficial layer. Once the fat in the superficial layer has been dissolved, small amount of fat is suctioned out. The surgeon also removes some fat in the deep layer around the breast to increase the definition of breasts. The breast position is then higher as the breast tissue tightens up. This technique allows your surgeon to target specific fat layers to create a sculpted appearance.

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What is the recovery period like?

In the weeks following your procedure as your body recovers and heals itself, a thin webbing of scar tissue develops just below the skin helping to lift the breast tissue. There is very little downtime, and results will continue to improve for about 3 months.

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