Women who have inherently large breasts often have a bigger problem with drooping, however women with breasts of any size can experience sagging as well.. Fluctuations in weight, the natural progression of age, as well as having children can be harsh on the breasts.
A breast lift (mastopexy) surgery is performed by repositioning the nipple higher on the chest wall, and removing excess skin to rejuvenate the appearance of the breasts. This surgery can help with sagging breasts caused by pregnancy, breastfeeding, weight loss, age, gravity, or genetics. If the appearance of your breasts bothers you, a breast lift may be recommended by Dr. Arash Izadpanah to address these concerns.
Common surgeries performed with breast lifts
Breast lift surgery can be combined with other procedures to maximize results.
Dr. Arash Izadpanah will discuss all of your options in consultation to collaborate with you on the best surgical plan for your desired results.
Are you a good candidate for breast lift surgery?
Review this information to find out if you are a good candidate for breast lift surgery. Good candidates:
Find out why breast surgery may not be for you
Dr. Arash Izadpanah will give you an honest assessment and let you know if you are a good candidate for breast lift surgery, but if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, are currently ill or have an infection, or if you have cancer or an abnormal mammogram, you will not be a good candidate for breast lift surgery.
What to consider for breast lift surgery
If you have determined that you may be a good candidate for a breast lift, then you will need to discuss with your surgeon what type of surgical technique will be used for your breast lift. You may also discuss whether or not you will combine other procedures with your breast lift.
It is important to understand that a breast lift will not last forever, and gravity and aging will continue to have effects even after surgery. How long your breast lift results will last can be dependent on genetics, lifestyle, activity levels, etc.
Breast lift surgery repositions the nipple on the chest to achieve a lifted look, but will not add volume to the top of the breasts. If you desire volume in the top of the breast, a breast lift with augmentation may be a recommendation for you.
Dr. Arash Izadpanahwill discuss all of your options during consultation, and will work with you to ensure you are on the same page to achieve your desired results. Our goal is for you to be completely satisfied and confident with your outcome. The entire process and experience is completely customized to each individual patient.
A popular plastic surgery combination
Combining breast lift surgery with breast augmentation (augmentation mastopexy surgery) is a first-rate option to restore breasts that have become sagging and deflated.
The breast augmentation and breast lift procedures together can be a great fit for women who:
This is a fantastic combination procedure to provide a youthful, full appearance to the breasts, increasing your breast volume while lifting them as well.
Breast lift surgery does not reduce the size of the breast, but skin is removed and this may give the appearance of a slightly smaller breast; adding an implant can help to maintain the previous size as closely as possible.
A breast lift will not add extra volume to the top of the breasts, so choosing a round breast implant can help to give that perky appearance you may be looking for.
Combining a breast lift with a breast augmentation (mastopexy augmentation) might be the perfect solution to your breast concerns, and custom recommendations will be discussed in your consultation with Dr. Arash.
Know the risks of breast surgery
Like any other surgery, there are of course risks associated with choosing to have breast surgery. Being aware of the possible risks will help you to make an informed decision to have your surgery. Anyone can choose to have breast surgery, but we recommend that you do so after all pregnancies and breastfeeding is complete. Risks include (but are not limited to)*
*Any additional risks will be discussed in detail in consultation with Dr. Arash Izadpanah
It is Dr. Arash Izadpanah’s goal is to ensure that your entire experience from the initial consultation to your recovery is as positive and comfortable as possible. Dr Arash and the surgical coordinator will go over your post-operative instructions and recovery with you as it is essential for your breast surgery results that you follow care instructions diligently.
First 24 hours: Have someone in place to pick you up from your surgery and care for you at home
Back to work: Approximately 1 week, depending on your job. Physical jobs will require at least 2 weeks off.
Exercise: Light exercise after 1-2 weeks (light cardio-walking/treadmill), Heavier exercise (such as weights) after 4-6 weeks
Final results: 3-6 months, scars continue to fade up to one year after surgery
Part of our process at Dr Arash Izadpanah Plastic Surgery is making sure that you have all the information you need to make informed decisions and feel guided through the entire process. Our concept is for you to have a five star VIP experience, and our goal is for you to have the best possible outcomes and fewest possible complications.
Our office is always available for questions via email or text message should more questions arise.
To learn more about breast lift surgery options or to book a consultation, please contact our Clinic today!
Dr Arash Izadpanah is a highly skilled, compassionate and enthusiastic expert in breast lift surgery. He will work closely with you to help you achieve your ideal results.
What to expect before a breast lift with Dr. Arash Izadpanah?
Prior to booking your breast lift with Dr. Izadpanah, you will have a consultation with him on location at his beautifully renovated clinic in the heart of Westmount, Montreal Quebec.
If you are unable to meet Dr Izadpanah in person, you may request a virtual consultation via Zoom.
Please note that you will need to see Dr. Arash in person at some time before your surgery.
Dr. Izadpanah will collaborate closely with you to determine the best plan of action for you. You will go over the risks and recovery together, as well as what your desired result is. It is extremely important to Dr. Izadpanah that you make informed choices, and that you are on the same page regarding outcome expectations.
Only you can decide what your version of a beauty ideal is, so Dr. Izadpanah will discuss this with you so that you will be happy with your breast lift. You are encouraged to bring in photos of what you are expecting so that it can be discussed, as well as a list of questions and/or concerns to your appointment.
ABOUT DR ARASH
Dr. Arash Izadpanah is a compassionate and enthusiastic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who is dedicated to patient care and satisfaction with natural-looking cosmetic surgery results.
As a highly esteemed Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Arash Izadpanah is driven by an intense passion for helping patients achieve a happier, more beautiful self through advanced cosmetic surgery procedures. He maintains a strong commitment to achieving the best possible results for all his breast, body, face and hand patients, of all genders.
Your journey towards a happier, healthier and more confident life begins right here. We can’t wait to find out how Dr. Arash can help facilitate the change you’ve been waiting for.
We believe plastic surgery can achieve beautiful yet subtle results that accentuate your natural contours.
Schedule a consultation today to learn how Dr. Arash Izadpanah can empower you to take control of your look.
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