Over time gravity has an effect on the breast area. A breast uplift (or Mastopexy) can eliminate the drooping appearance in the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the breast area, “lifting” the breasts into a firmer, more attractive position.
Repositioning and improvements in the appearance of the areola (the dark-pigmented skin surrounding the nipple) can also be achieved via an uplift.
It is however important to understand that although a breast lift can create a more youthful-looking cleavage, it will not deliver volume or fullness to the breasts. This can be achieved by a breast uplift combined with breast augmentation – also known as an Uplift with Implants or Mastoxpexy Augmentation.
Breast lift surgery can provide a number of cosmetic benefits and address a range of concerns but it may not be the best option for everyone as pregnancy and breastfeeding and/or weight gain can stretch the skin of the breasts and increase the overall breast volume. Our GMC Specialist Registered Consultant Plastic Surgeons are best placed to discuss alternatives to breast uplift surgery for women who are:
At your initial consultation our surgeons will discuss all aspects of the procedure with you and address any questions or concerns you may have. You are welcome to bring a friend, partner or family member along with you – rest assure your privacy and dignity will be maintained at all times.
You will also have the opportunity to view a computer-generated image of your likely results with the Crisalix 3D imaging system. This technology is capable of combining patient data with a scan of your breast area to form an image of the possible outcome. This technology can give you a general idea of how you may look after surgery and provides an ideal visual communication aid for you to discuss your desired outcome with your surgeon prior to arranging your procedure.
If you’d like to find out more about your procedure options, start the conversation today and arrange your appointment at our Glasgow or Livingston Hospitals.