Mastopexy – Breast Lift
What is Mastopexy?
Commonly referred to as a Breast Lift or Boob Lift, Mastopexy surgery raises and firms the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour.
Benefits of having a Breast Lift
Is the result of Mastopexy long lasting?
Enhancing your appearance with Breast Lift
What is the recovery time?
This will depend on the individual patient however most patients are able to go back to work after a week. Although you can walk about and do very light activities from the next day it is advisable not to do anything strenuous for 7-10 days. The average recovery time is between 1-2 weeks.
What will happen in the recovery period?
You will feel tired and sore for a few days and will have slight swelling and bruising which is only natural. Most of your discomfort will subside with prescription medication. Following the operation you will have a light dressing in place which will need to be kept dry for 2 weeks. After 2 weeks your dressing will be removed and the wound inspected and lightly cleaned. The scars will be firm and pink for at least six weeks and may remain the same size for several months and it is important to keep in mind that they may take up to 2 years to fade. You will have follow-up visits in the months after uplift surgery to check on your progress.