Breast Lift Pasadena
Due to pregnancy, nursing, and the natural effects of gravity, many women find that over time, breasts lose their firm, youthful look and begin to sag. This can be remedied with a breast lift, or mastopexy. For patients seeking what may be one of the best breast lift Pasadena has to offer, look no further. Dr. Casper can reduce excess skin in the breasts and tighten the remainder, giving the breasts a more youthful, "perkier" appearance with a technique yielding the most beautiful results.
The list of benefits from an effective breast lift are numerous, the obvious being that one regains a more youthful figure. When pregnancy, age, or the effects of gravity have taken a toll on your figure, a breast lift is a great procedure to turn back the clock.
Breast Lift Procedure
Depending on how far the breasts have fallen will dictate the type of breast lift procedure recommended. These include:
- Crescent Mastopexy
- Periareolar Mastopexy
- Verticle Mastopexy
- Full/Anchor Mastopexy
Dr. Daniel Casper will begin the procedure by making an incision around the areola (the dark-pigmented region surrounding the nipple). He will then remove excess skin in a pattern dictated by the amount of droop and tighten the remaining skin. The nipples and breasts are ultimately lifted to a higher position, and the incisions are then closed. Dr. Casper will take great care in making sure that scarring from the procedure is as light as possible, and easily hidden under clothing. Breast lift surgery can be performed on an outpatient basis, and the entire procedure usually takes one to two hours to complete.
When one is combining a breast lift with a breast augmentation, the procedure usually takes about two to four hours.
Breast Lift with Implants
Though it’s not necessary, a mastopexy can be performed in conjunction with breast implants. When done together, a sagging figure not only can be returned to the perky form that it once was, but with more volume. Many woman obtain a breast lift when they get a mommy makeover procedure after pregnancy. While our Los Angeles breast lift is an effective cosmetic procedure on its own, if one isn’t pleased with the size of their breasts and wants an increase in volume as well as a lift, then they might be a candidate for a breast lift with implants by Los Angeles plastic surgeon, Dr. Daniel Casper.
As the two procedures do go hand-in-hand, it more than likely can be performed at the same time.
A lot of patients desire a breast augmentation and their surgeon recommend getting a breast lift as well. This might be to combat against the new breast implant weight speeding up the process of a sagging chest. Discussing the pros and cons of getting a lift with breast implants with your doctor is the best way to see if it’s a procedure you need.
Breast Lift without Implants
If you are satisfied with the size of your breasts and just want to move them to a position that isn’t pointing towards the ground, then a breast lift without implants is a procedure that you should consider. In fact, there is no other cosmetic procedure more effective to combat the signs of age than the breast lift.
Essentially, a mastopexy is a procedure that works well, in some cases, with the breast augmentation surgery. Dr. Casper is a board-certified plastic surgeon that has more than 30 years experience in the cosmetic procedures. Working with him in your initial consultation is the best way to establish whether or not a breast lift with or without implants is the way to achieve your ideal figure. Whichever you decide, Dr. Casper is known to give what many call the best breast lift Los Angeles offers, giving you the peace of mind that you made the right decision.
Breast Lift Recovery
Patients can typically expect some bruising and swelling after breast surgery, which will dissipate during the recovery process. Normal daily routines can usually be resumed after one week. Dr. Casper will advise you to avoid activities that put strain on the breasts for several weeks after the procedure.
Depending on your desires, for those patients desiring the best breast lift Los Angeles has to offer in addition to adding volume, Dr. Casper can combine a breast lift with breast augmentation surgery to recover depleted breast volume and firmness as well as add fullness to the breasts. This can be a necessary addition, especially to fill in the upper pole of the breast.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Who is a Candidate for a Breast Lift?
Fluctuations in weight can affect the appearance of your breasts. When considering breast surgery, it is important that you maintain a stable weight. If you are not done growing your family, you might hold off on undergoing breast surgery as changes during pregnancy and potential breastfeeding can minimize or reverse your breast's new appearance. Other factors include:
- Are you healthy and free from any medical conditions that couple hinder the healing process?
- Do you smoke?
- Are you happy with the current size of your breasts?
- Do you have sagging or excess skin?
- Do you have realistic expectations for the procedure and what it can achieve?
How Does a Breast Lift Differs from a Breast Augmentation?
Breast lift and breast augmentation are two common plastic surgery procedures to enhance the appearance of your breasts. Breast augmentation involves the placement of implants beneath the breast tissue or muscles. The procedure is designed to increase the actual size and volume of your breasts to create a more appealing figure.
Why do Breasts Sag and Droop?
Age, gravity, and pregnancy can cause breast tissue to break down over time. This deterioration can create saggy or droopy breasts. A breast lift is a cosmetic plastic surgery procedure that is used to lift and tighten the breast tissue to create a more youthful and appealing contour and shape.
What are the Different Methods of a Breast Lift?
Depending on the patient’s needs, there are different breast lift techniques each differing in the amount of tissue removed as well as the location and number of incisions.
- A traditional breast lift is ideal for women who have severely droopy breasts. This technique uses three incisions and enables the removal of larger amounts of skin and tissue.
- A vertical breast lift uses only two incisions and is appropriate for a moderate amount of sagging.
- A circumareolar breast lift only uses one incision around the nipple border. This technique produces a subtle result and is used for women that have a minor degree of sagging.
What is the Cost Range of a Breast Lift?
A mastopexy can range in price. You can expect a breast lift to cost between $4,000 and $5,000 with most procedures falling somewhere right in the middle. When considering a breast lift procedure, it is important to ask questions to make sure you have a list of all associated costs. This includes anesthesia, operating room facilities, and other related expenses. A surgeon’s fee will be based on his or her level of experience and the type of procedure used. When choosing a surgeon it is important to remember that his level of experience and your comfort level are just as important as the cost of the surgery itself.
What to Expect After a Breast Lift?
Some discomfort and soreness are expected after your breast lift procedure, but many women have reported that their breast lift was more comfortable than expected. Light activities can resume after the first week. Low-impact exercise is possible after the second week. You will need to wear a special support bra 24 hours a day to help reduce swelling as well as offer support to your breasts. Any scaring should fade over the first year.
Will a Breast Lift Last Forever?
Although your breasts will continue to be affected by age and gravity, our Pasadena breast lift procedure resolves the current issues and will help you looking younger and more attractive for many, many years.
Before & After Breast Lift by Dr. Daniel Casper
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