The breasts are like the rest of the body in that they can sag and lose elasticity with age. That happens when the structures that support the breast become stretched and weaker. Childbirth, genetics, and stretch marks on the breast skin from weight gain and loss can exacerbate sagging.
A network of skin, tissue, and ligaments support and hold your breasts to the muscles beneath. The breast ligaments are irreparable, so a breast lift focuses on the skin and tissue. In a breast lift, Luis A. Viñas, MD removes some of the breast skin, and the nipple and breast tissue are raised and suspended, resulting in a lifting of the breasts.
Depending on the severity of your situation, there are different options for the breast lift procedure ― some of which can help to minimize scarring and reduce your downtime after surgery.
In a vertical breast lift, Luis A. Viñas, MD circumnavigates the typical horizontal or “anchor” scar, and uses a “lollipop” incision, pulling the lateral sides of your breasts in and up, creating a rounded, fuller looking breast. That can help you achieve a larger-looking breast without the need for implants and reduced scarring.
A periareolar breast lift is a modified version of a breast lift used for mild breast sagging and areola repositioning. The periareolar approach uses small, circular or semicircular incisions placed around the outer border of the areola. This type of procedure is less invasive and less traumatic to endure than a full breast lift, and it still produces a fantastic look.
In addition to your breast lift, he can also perform a breast reduction, breast augmentation, or a nipple and skin-sparing reconstruction.
Besides giving your breasts a more perky, youthful-looking position on your body, a breast lift can help to:
Luis A. Viñas, MD has helped hundreds of women achieve the perfect look when it comes to breast aesthetics. Schedule a consultation with him today using the online booking system.
*individual results may vary