Mastopexy procedures can be performed within 2-3 hours. After a consultation your doctor will determine the best technique for you.
Common mastopexy techniques include:
- Circumareolar Mastopexy: incision only around the areola
- Vertical Mastopexy: limited incision around the areola with vertical line extended directly down
- Inverted “T” Mastopexy: incision around the areola with vertical and horizontal lines
- Augmentation Mastopexy: simultaneous breast lift and augmentation with breast implants
You should be an adult in good general health, preferably a non-smoker. Patients undergoing this procedure should have realistic expectations for the results after surgery and be ready to maintain a healthy lifestyle and follow the medical team’s instructions for recovery and beyond.
- Typical bruising and swelling of the breasts for 1-3 days
- Slight discomfort for up to 7 days post-surgery
- Following the removal of bandages or surgical bra soft support bra should be worn for 3-4 weeks
- Stitches will be removed in stages over a period of 3-4 weeks
- Return to work within 5-7 days
Before & After