Find a Doctor
before and after breast lift

Breast Lift

Pregnancy, weight loss, and aging can cause your breasts to sag, making it a challenge to feel confident wearing bras and swimsuits.

A breast lift (also known as a mastopexy) can rejuvenate your figure by restoring firmness and a perky shape to your bust line.

Are you ready to take back your body?

A Breast Lift Can Transform Your Figure

...After Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of life's greatest gifts, but it can cause some unwanted changes to the body. After breastfeeding, the breasts lose volume and may begin to sag. A lift can restore a youthful shape to your bust.

...After Weight Loss

Since breasts primarily consist of fat tissue and skin, weight loss can cause your breasts to appear small or deflated. By tightening skin and lifting the breasts, you can achieve an enhancement that complements your new figure.

...After Years of Feeling Self-Conscious

Some women have had sagging or asymmetrical breasts since their teenage years. A lift can help you achieve the profile you have always wanted.

Let's dive deeper...How does a breast lift work?

breast lift An Increasingly Popular Procedure

*According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

The results are immediately apparent...

How Do I Know If I Need a Breast Lift? Ask Yourself:

Am I happy with the appearance of my breasts?

If you are satisfied with the size of your breasts but not their shape, you may benefit from a breast lift. Other breast surgery procedures such as augmentation or reduction may be recommended alone or in combination with a lift to address the size of your breasts.

Are my breasts asymmetrical?

If one breast is noticeably different than the other, a lift can create symmetry. It can also restore a round shape to elongated breasts.

Does my nipple sag below the crease under my breast?

When looking in the mirror, examine where the nipple is located in relation to the inframammary fold. A lift may be recommended if your nipple sits below the crease.

Do my nipples point downward, or are my areolas enlarged?

If your nipples point downward rather than forward, a breast lift can reposition the nipples. A lift can also reduce areola size.

What does surgery involve?

A Breast Lift Typically Involves Four Steps

Prior to surgery, your doctor will evaluate the size and shape of your breasts, the position of your nipples, and the elasticity of your skin to determine the most suitable approach.

restingCreated with Sketch.


Your doctor will administer anesthesia for your comfort.

incision-3Created with Sketch.


Your doctor will then make an incision around the areola. The incision may extend down to the breast crease as well as horizontally along the crease depending on the amount of lift needed.

breast-liftCreated with Sketch.


The doctor can lift the underlying breast tissue, reposition the nipple, reduce the size of the areola, and remove excess skin.

stitchesCreated with Sketch.

Closing the Incisions

After the breasts are recontoured, the skin is gently tightened and the incisions are closed.

Your results will be immediately visible, though it will take time for swelling to subside and incision lines to fade. To experience long-lasting results, you should maintain a consistent weight and a healthy lifestyle.

What Bothers You? The Size or the Shape?

Your Answer Will Define Your Treatment

A breast lift addresses the position of the breasts. It does not restore fullness. If you have always wanted larger, perkier breasts, your doctor may recommend a breast augmentation combined with a lift. You and your doctor can select the size and shape of implants that most beautifully complement your figure. On the other hand, if your breasts sag because they are overly large, a breast reduction may be recommended.

You should feel great about your breasts. If you don't, a breast lift can help. Talk to your doctor about your surgical goals to find out if a lift is the best way to transform your figure.

Want More Information?

Contact a Doctor Near You.