How to Know If You Need a Breast Lift
What is a Breast Lift?
A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, is a surgical procedure to improve the shape and position of the breasts. Breast lifts are usually performed to correct sagging breasts, but they can also be done to increase breast size.
If you are considering a breast lift, it is important to understand the signs that you may need one. Here are three signs that you may need a breast lift:
1. Your breasts sag or droop
One of the most common signs that you may need a breast lift is if your breasts sag or droop. If your breasts have lost their shape and are no longer perky, a breast lift may be right for you.
2. Your nipples point downwards
Another common sign that you may need a breast lift is if your nipples point downwards instead of straight ahead. This is often due to sagging breasts and can make your breasts look less attractive.
3. Your breasts are asymmetrical
If one of your breasts is significantly larger than the other, or if they are not symmetrical in shape, you may benefit from a breast lift. This surgery can help to even out your breasts and make them look more aesthetically pleasing.
What are the Benefits of a Breast Lift?
There are several benefits of undergoing breast lift surgery. These benefits include:
1. Improved shape and appearance of breasts. The surgery can help to make your breasts look perky and youthful.
2. Improved symmetry between breasts. If one of your breasts is significantly different in size or shape from the other, a breast lift can help to even them out.
3. Increased comfort. Many women report feeling more comfortable and confident after undergoing breast lift surgery.
4. Improved self-image. A breast lift can help to improve your self-image and make you feel more confident in your appearance.
What Occurs During a Breast Lift?
A breast lift, or mastopexy, is a surgical procedure that involves removing excess skin from the breasts and tightening the surrounding tissue. This can help to improve the shape and appearance of your breasts. During a breast lift, the surgeon will also relocate the nipples and areolas to a higher position on the breasts.
Types of Breast Lifts
Several different types of breast lifts can be performed, depending on your individual needs. The most common type of breast lift is the anchor or inverted T breast lift. This surgery involves three incisions: one around the areola, one vertically from the bottom of the areola to the breast crease, and one horizontally across the breast crease. An implant may also be inserted at the same time to increase breast size.
Another popular type of breast lift is the crescent lift. This surgery involves two incisions: one around the areola and one vertically from the bottom of the areola to the breast crease. The crescent lift is less invasive than the anchor lift and is a good option for women who have minimal sagging.
Schedule a Consultation
If you are considering a breast lift, it is important to consult Dr. Wendell Perry, who is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. He will be able to help you determine if a breast lift is right for you. To schedule your consultation, contact us online or call (954) 997-6464.