Most breast lifts are completed with favorable results and without serious complications. However, breast lift results vary from woman to woman and also depend on whether any other type of surgery, such as breast augmentation or breast reduction, is performed in conjunction with the breast lift.
Your choice of surgeon is one of the most important factors that can determine your breast lift results. It is extremely important to choose a qualified and skilled surgeon for your breast lift procedure. Select your breast lift surgeon carefully by evaluating him or her on several factors including board certification, training and experience, and hospital privileges.
You should also consider the different surgical techniques that are available for breast lift surgery, including the standard anchor pattern, the doughnut mastopexy, and the laser bra lift. These different techniques will determine the shape of the incisions and the look of the resulting scars. You may also want to consider a breast lift with implants to lift the breasts as well as add volume.
Satisfaction with your breast lift results also depends on your expectations about what breast lift can achieve. It is extremely important to have reasonable expectations about breast lift by understanding what the procedure can and can’t achieve. Breast lift surgery can create a perkier, shapelier appearance to the breasts. It can make breasts appear fuller but does not add volume to the breasts. Some women will be more satisfied with breast lift results when the lift is combined with a breast augmentation which will increase the volume as well.
It is also important to keep in mind that scars will be permanently visible after breast lift surgery, but will fade over time. Many women see scars as a fair trade for the firmer and shapelier breasts that are possible through breast lift.
The most important thing patients can do to increase their satisfaction with breast lift results is to follow all pre- and post-operative instructions to make recovery as easy as possible and minimize the risks of breast lift surgery and breast lift complications.
How Long Will Breast Lift Results Last?
In the absence of any significant weight fluctuation or pregnancy, breast lift results should remain consistent for many years. Unfortunately, the effects of aging and gravity cannot be evaded forever, and breasts will eventually sag and droop in spite of excellent breast lift results. It is possible to have more than one breast lift in order to maintain a youthful appearance, but it should be noted that doing so will result in more noticeable scars. Some women who receive breast implants with their breast lift find that the results last longer.
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Speak with a Plastic Surgeon for More Information
To ensure that you receive the breast lift results you desire, you should start by selecting an experienced and skilled plastic surgeon. Visit DocShop’s online directory to find a plastic surgeon in your area who is experienced in the breast lift procedure.