Over the years, factors such as pregnancy, nursing, and the force of gravity take their toll on a woman's breasts. As the skin loses its elasticity, the breasts often lose their shape and firmness and begin to sag. Breastlift, or mastopexy, is a surgical procedure to raise and reshape sagging breasts—at least, for a time.
Potential Risks from a Breast Lift
A breast lift is not a simple operation, but it's safe when performed by a qualified plastic surgeon with years of experience like Dr. Guy Cappuccino. This high level of experience enables him to greatly reduce the possibility of complications or a reaction to the anesthesia. Bleeding and infection following a breast lift are uncommon, but they can cause scars to widen. You can reduce your risks by closely following Dr. Cappuccino’s advice both before and after surgery.
Your breast lift will leave noticeable, permanent scars, but they'll be easily covered by a bra or bathing suit. (Poor healing and wider scars are more common in smokers.)
The procedure can also leave you with some breast asymmetry, or a permanent loss of feeling in your nipples or breasts. Before your procedure, Dr. Cappuccino will go over the details of what you can expect during your consultation, so you can feel completely confident in your results.