Breast ptosis is inevitable phenomenon as we age. Genetic factors, initial breast volume, fluctuation in body weight, pregnancy and breast feeding are the most common causes. Plastic surgery is offering an effective solution to this problem by lifting the breast tissue and reducing the skin envelope. Our preference is the short scar vertical mastopexy because of the minimal scaring and the safety of the mammary gland. In case of inadequate breast volume, a breast implant can be used. (see breast lift and augmentation)
• Short scar, vertical mastopexy
• General anaesthesia
• Usually one-day clinic procedure
• Estimated recovery time 10 days
BEFORE & AFTER
*Aesthetic plastic surgery is performed in well organized and equipped places according to national standards of safety. Although there is a very low incidence of complications in these kind of procedures, the possibility of getting such still exists because of the nature of the speciality and the anaesthetic risks.