Breast Lift


A breast lift procedure, also called a mastopexy, is one of the more commonly performed procedures in plastic surgery because of its ability to quickly and dramatically improve the appearance of a woman’s breast. Pregnancy, breast-feeding, weight fluctuations, aging, gravity, and genetics all have a significant impact on the volume, firmness, and symmetry of the breast. These breast changes can cause a woman to feel self-conscious and dissatisfied with their appearance. A mastopexy can reverse these breast changes by increasing the fullness and projection of the breast and elevating the nipple position, resulting in and enhanced self-image and increased self-confidence.


During your consultation, your medical history, drug allergies, current medications and smoking history will be reviewed and a detailed breast history will be obtained. For most patients, it is advisable to have a mammogram prior to surgery. Your doctor will discuss why you want breast lift surgery, your expectations from surgery, and your desired outcomes.

Anytime a woman considers undergoing breast enhancement surgery, it’s natural to feel some anxiety, so don’t be shy about discussing these feelings during your consultation.  Your doctor will examine your breasts, including detailed breast measurements, skin quality, and nipple position. Based on these finding, your options for breast enhancement will be discussed. The various mastopexy procedures will be reviewed in detail including the surgical technique, likely outcomes, and any risks or potential complications associated with your surgery.