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Mastopexy Treatment & Diagnostics in Nehru Enclave, Delhi

Mastopexy

Mastopexy is another name given to the medical procedure of breast lift. This procedure is conducted to give the breasts a fuller, rounder and firmer look. The surgery also cuts off the extra skin around the breasts that might sag and makes the areolas (the circles around the nipples) smaller.

This procedure is more commonly done on older women because your breasts can start to sag or droop as you get older. They might also lose their firmness or elasticity. This can be due to several reasons like pregnancy, breastfeeding or fluctuations in weight. Usually, if someone undergoes a breast augmentation that increases the size of their breasts, they might also get a mastopexy done. For further information, you should look for breast lift surgery near you.

What happens during a mastopexy?

A breast lift can be performed using different methods and procedures. The procedure usually depends on your breast shape, size and how much lift you require in your breasts.

Generally, the procedure begins with the surgeon marking the amount of lift the breast requires. They will mark the new position of the nipple after the lift. After the marking is done, you will be administered anesthesia. This will numb the area of the surgery or put you to sleep. After anesthesia starts working, the surgeon will make an incision around the areola. The cut will generally extend from the front of the areola down to the crease of the breasts. After the incision is made, the surgeon will lift the breasts and reshape them. Then the surgeon will move the areolas to their new positions. They might also reduce the size of the areolas during this process. When the breasts are lifted, the surgeon will remove any extra skin around the breasts. This will help give the breasts a firmer look. After the procedure is complete, the surgeon will stitch the incisions back together.

Who qualifies for the procedure?

Breast lift or mastopexy is a cosmetic procedure, hence anyone who wishes to regain breast shape can get one done. You should look for breast lift doctors near you.

Request an appointment at Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Nehru Enclave, New Delhi.

Call 1860 500 2244 to book an appointment.

Why is the procedure conducted?

The procedure is conducted to make the breasts rounder, fuller and firmer. It also helps the person regain the lost elasticity and flexibility of the breasts. It is an optional cosmetic procedure. For further information, you should look for breast lift surgery in Delhi.

What are the benefits?

  • Can help in improving the appearance of sagging or ageing breasts
  • Improve the position of your breasts
  • Less irritation under the breasts
  • Boost in self-confidence or self-esteem

What are the risks?

  • Infection
  • Bleeding or blood clots
  • Fluid or blood might accumulate
  • Scars, which can be big, thick and extremely painful
  • Loss of feeling in the breast 
  • Breasts have uneven shapes, one or both
  • Incisions don’t heal properly
  • Requirement of another surgery
  • Loss of a part or the entire nipple (happens very rarely)

Please consult a doctor before getting this procedure and learn about all the risks and complications in detail.

If, after the procedure, you experience any of the following symptoms mentioned below, you should contact your doctor immediately:

  • Your breasts are red or warm on touch
  • You are experiencing a high fever, over 101F
  • You have chest pain
  • You are experiencing trouble breathing
  • Fluid or blood keeps oozing out of the incision

References

https://www.healthline.com/health/mastopexy#surgery complications-and-risks

https://www.webmd.com/beauty/mastopexy-breast-lifting-procedures#1

How long does a mastopexy last?

It depends on each case. But, in general, mastopexy lasts for about 10 to 15 years. It can last for way longer in other cases.

Does your breast size change after getting a mastopexy?

Women usually report that they can wear a smaller bra size once they have undergone mastopexy. There is generally a decrease of one bra cup size on average.

What is the best age to get a mastopexy done?

You can get a breast lift or mastopexy at any age. It will be recommended, once your breasts have developed completely. You can get one even before or after your pregnancy. You will be able to breastfeed after the surgery.

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