The Breast Lift procedure, also known by its technical name “Mastopexy,” is performed to lift the breasts to a more youthful and perky position. As women get older the breasts begin to sag and change–just like the rest of the body–but there are certain factors than can accelerate this process or exaggerate it such as having disproportionately large breasts, fluctuations in weight, and pregnancy and nursing. Some women feel self-conscious about the appearance of their breasts when they have begun to sag and droop. Through the breast lift procedure the breasts are lifted to a more youthful position and that sometimes means adjusting the areola as well. In some cases the breast lift may be performed in combination with other procedures, most commonly the breast augmentation to both lift the breasts and enhance their fullness.
The breast lift procedure has helped many women achieve a new found confidence in their bodies, but the procedure may not be right for everyone. Ideal candidates of the breast lift procedure are in good mental and physical health with realistic expectations for the procedure and its potential results. If you are interested in learning more about the breast lift procedure and recovery process, and to find out if you may be a candidate, contact our office to schedule your confidential consultation with Dr. Barrett today.