Certain factors, including pregnancy, weight fluctuations, and natural drooping, can all change the look of your breasts. A breast lift, also called a mastopexy, can help improve the appearance of your breasts, helping restore a more natural shape, size, and contour. When you are ready to discover how a breast lift could benefit your breasts and self-confidence, schedule a consultation at Vegas Plastic Surgery Institute in Las Vegas, NV. 

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The Benefits of Getting a Breast Lift

Breast lift surgery can fix many common issues and concerns, including the following:

With its natural-looking, beautiful results, breast lift surgery offers many advantages to patients. 

Am I a Good Candidate for a Breast Lift?

A breast lift can help restore volume and fullness in your breasts and give you the confidence boost you deserve. You may benefit from a breast lift if:

A Breast Lift is a Great Choice if:

Over time, aging, weight loss, children, and other factors can affect how breasts appear. Fortunately, a breast lift is a great choice to help you achieve your aesthetic goals and improve your curves, no matter your life stage.

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Taking the First Steps

The first step to breast lift surgery is an initial consultation with one of our doctors. During your first meeting, your surgeon will take down your history, perform a physical exam, and ask questions regarding your concerns and desired outcome. With this information, they can provide recommendations and create a personalized surgical plan to suit your needs. 

After your consultation, you should feel more confident and knowledgeable about the procedure and better understand your surgical needs and expectations.

Meet Our Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons

At VPSI, our surgeons distinguish themselves by their excellent technical skills and artistic eye. Both Dr. Brosious and Dr. Goldman have the versatile experience that allows them to say “yes” to nearly every patient who walks through the door. 

Dr. John Brosious is a full-scope plastic and reconstructive surgeon offering head-to-toe surgeries. His background includes experience in Level I Trauma centers and academic institutions, equipping him to take on the most advanced reconstruction cases. Dr. Brosious performs over 200 chest surgeries a year for both transfeminine and transmasculine patients, and he is also the only surgeon in Nevada performing male to female genital gender affirmation surgery. 

Likewise, Dr. Joshua Goldman is a comprehensive plastic and reconstructive surgeon, well-known in the breast cancer community for his specialization in breast microsurgery. He single-handedly has the highest number of microsurgery cases in the State of Nevada and has been named by Vegas Inc’s Las Vegas Weekly as “Las Vegas 40 Under 40” and a “2021 Top Doctor.” 

To Dr. Brosious and Dr. Goldman, you are family, and they are here to help guide you through your journey to enhance your natural beauty.

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The Breast Lift Process Explained

Your experience with breast lift surgery is unique to you and your needs. However, in general, breast lift surgery follows a specific process.

Your doctor begins by administering anesthesia before the surgery to make the procedure more comfortable.

Once your surgeon is ready, they will start by making the incision. For breast lift procedures, there are three common incisions: 

  • Vertically down from the areola to the natural breast crease, then along the breast crease
  • Along the creases of the breasts in a horizontal line
  • Around the areola

Your surgeon can determine the right incision type for you before your procedure. 

After your doctor makes the incision, they will lift and reshape the breast. This process can include removing excess breast tissue, repositioning the nipple and areola, and reshaping the remaining breast tissue. 

Once your doctor is content with the outcome, they will tighten the skin and close the incisions. Sutures, surgical tape, and/or skin adhesives can help close the skin and support the newly shaped breasts. 

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Recovery and Aftercare

After breast lift surgery, you may be sore and experience some discomfort. You will likely want to rest on the day of your surgery, as you may feel fatigued.

To promote healing after breast lift surgery, you can wear a supportive bra in the weeks following your procedure. The bra supports your healing breasts and helps minimize swelling.

You should avoid strenuous activity for two to three weeks after surgery. You may begin engaging in more regular activity at four to six weeks with modified exercise. 

The first few weeks after your procedure, you should sleep on your back and elevate a bit. Sleeping at an elevation can avoid fluid buildup and swelling. 

Your surgeon can provide post-surgical aftercare instructions. Following these guidelines can help ensure your incisions heal properly and you achieve optimal results. 

Other Considerations

Yes, many patients often combine breast lift surgery with other procedures. Combining surgeries can help save time and money while also allowing you to go through recovery one time. A breast lift is often part of a total body or mommy makeover. A mommy makeover is a combination of surgeries aimed at helping patients get their bodies back after pregnancy, childbirth, and significant life changes take a toll. Additionally, patients undergoing breast implant removal surgery are frequently left with a space where the implant once was and sometimes loose skin as well. A breast lift after implant removal can help restore the breast’s shape and firmness.

While most surgeries come with some risk, when your breast lift surgery is performed by the highly trained and experienced plastic surgeons at Vegas Plastic Surgery Institute, you can feel confident knowing the risks are minimal. With the right surgeon, the benefits of a breast lift procedure outweigh any risks you might face. 

Generally, the future of your breast lift results rests in your hands. You can enjoy beautiful, long-term results when you closely follow post-op instructions, live a healthy lifestyle, and maintain your weight. 

If your surgeon determines you would benefit from a breast lift procedure, it is absolutely worth it. A breast lift can help you love your own skin.

You’re In Good Hands With VPSI

Vegas Plastic Surgery Institute is a full-scope plastic and reconstructive surgery practice, offering both head-to-toe reconstruction and cosmetic surgery. Our doctors and team abide by uncompromising standards to provide you with a high level of care and a positive experience in a judgment-free zone. Schedule a consultation at our Las Vegas office today at (702) 727-8500.