The skin of the breast might get loose, the glandular tissues might get saggy, which result in the so called “hanging breasts”, if the breasts lose their flexibility, due to massive weight loss, or after pregnancy or breastfeeding, or aging. The sagging of the breasts is usually a symmetric process, and it might cause painful symptoms. (The creased areas of the skin might result in fungal infection, inflammations, skin lesions, back ache, shoulder pain). Another reason for this surgery might be if the patient has congenital or acquired (through surgery or trauma) breast asymmetry. These aesthetic problems might cause psychological problems as well on the top of the above mentioned physical symptoms.
About 2 – 2,5 Hours
The breast lift performed with anaesthesia can be done in two ways.
After the Breast lift, you have to spend the night at our institute. On the day after the surgery the surgeon applies a water-proof bandage to the wounds, so you can take a shower. The special bra provided to you should be worn for 6 weeks. The visible scars disappear in half a year and the scars under the skin heal in about 2 years.
very rarely wound infection can occur; sensitivity of the nipple can change temporarily, the asymmetry of the breasts.