What is breast lifting operation?
Also known as breast lifting, breast remodeling or lifting surgery, it is an operation to remove extra skin from the breast area, to lift and remodel them, to make them look younger. Breast leaving is a common consequence of maternity, lactation and force of gravity, and the effect of pregnancy and breast tension with milk causes the fibrous bands that support breasts in their young form to break and let the skin stretch. With the subsequent reduction, the left-wing breasts are relaid in the stretched skin and gravity pulls them down. Taking weight and then losing it can have the same effect. The same effect also has the ageing process, which is why women do not like the appearance of their breasts.
Who is a good candidate for breast lifting.
Naturally withed breasts with age after pregnancy and breastfeeding, and after weight loss. This is due to the fact that the skin and fibrous ligaments in the chest become stretched so that the breast tissue is not accepted. It is not possible to recreate the fibrome breast support, but they can be remodeled by removing extra skin, reshaping the breast tissue and moving the nipples to the best position on the new breasts. Other options are to reduce the size of the areola element (darker skin around the nipple), or to have larger breasts at the same time.
Having a breast lift can make your breasts more firm and bigger. After a breast lift could be more comfortable socially and personally. The best results are with women with small breasts, saggy, but breasts of any size can be results of lifted. The record of an increase in breast can not last for so long with heavy breasts.
The costs of the breast lift operation.
The costs of breast lifting are dependent on the operative technique used and concomitant procedures. The cost varies between 2000 EUR-4500 EUR. These costs include the surgeon’s fee, anesthesiologist and hospitalization as well as all the medications and materials necessary for the operation and during hospitalization.
What happens before the operation?
You will meet with the surgeon to talk about why you want surgical intervention and what you want through it. The surgeon will ask you about any illness you have or have had in the past. It will also ask you any medicine you are using, including herbal remedies and medicines that are not prescribed by your doctor. The surgeon will examine your breasts and maybe take pictures for your medical records. He will ask you if you want to have someone with you during the examination and will ask you to sign a consent form on how to retrieve, store and use photos. The surgeon will measure your height and weight to make sure it is safe to do this operation. If you are overweight or are planning to become pregnant, the surgeon may suggest that you delay your operation.
How can I help the operation to be a success?
How is the breast lifting operation done?
There are different types of lifting. Best type of lifting for you. Depends on the size of the breast and the desired result. The different types of lifting leave different scars on the breasts. Regardless of the type of lifting you choose, the scars should not be visible when wearing ordinary clothing, bras and bikini. The most common form of lifting, which involves a cut around the areola and vertically under the chest, is shown below. Sometimes there’s a cut in the cresit under the chest to form an anchor. The extracted skin is removed from under the breast, the breast is remodeled in a tight cone, and the nipples are brought to a higher level. The size of the areola can also be reduced.
If the breasts are small, besides being left, you can broaden them with silicone implants. Calling for breast implants is the only way to significantly increase the fulness above the nipples, but their weight can again make breasts, in time, to leave.
How long does the operation take, hospitalization is required?
The breast lifting operation is usually carried out under general or local anesthesia (in which case the entire area is priming with injections). The operation usually takes about 90 minutes. You may be given antibiotics to keep your wounds clean. You may also have drainage tubes in your chest to evacuate any liquid or blood. These tubes will be removed when the liquid or blood has usually stopped before you return home. You’ll be able to go home on the same day or stay in the hospital overnight. If you choose to return home on the same day, a responsible adult person should stay with you overnight. You will feel the chest tightly, and the breasts and ribs under the breasts will be affected. General use analgesics should be sufficient to keep you in a comfortable state.
Alternative procedures to the breast lift operation.
A simple alternative to the breast lifting operation is to wear padded bras. If you do not have a lot of loose skin and your breasts are not left, breast enlargement using silicone implants may be a suitable option for you. Where your breasts are left and too big for you, a breast reduction operation can give you the desired result.
Many women want breast lifting when their families are complete, so if you intend to have more children, you should consider postponing the surgical intervention until afterwards. While there is no risk of breast lifting, preventing you from becoming pregnant in the future, and breast lifting does not usually interfere with breast-feeding, being pregnant, you may be able to rejuvenate your breast again and reduce the end result of Procedure. Most surgeons postpone surgical intervention for six to 12 months after stopping breastfeeding, so that the chest has had time to recover back to its original form.
What do I expect after the operation?
Since breast lifting intervention has an effect on the skin, not the muscle, recovery is usually rapid. Your plastic surgeon will give you detailed instructions to follow before and after surgery. It is important that the recovery process closely respects these instructions.
The first few days
After the breast lift operation, you will most likely have bruises and bumps. In the first days after surgery, you will wear a surgical bra over the bandages on the chest.
Patients who have had a breast lift intervention are usually ready to go back to work or school within a week.
1 to 2 weeks
The seams will come out within 1 to 2 weeks. You may notice a certain loss of sensation in the nipples and in the skin of the breasts. This is usually caused by swelling after the operation and, in most cases, disappears in 5 to 6 weeks. In some cases, however, the loss of sensation may take several months or a year and, in rare cases, may be permanent.
Risks and side effects associated with the operation.
Specific risks of breast lifting operation.
- Swelling, bruising and pain
Following the operation, a few bumps and bruises of the breasts will appear, and this can take weeks to pass. You can feel pain in the long run, but this is unusual.
This is the place where the fluid is collected in the breast. That liquid may need to be drained by inserting a needle through the skin or by performing another operation. This may affect the end result of surgery.
- Healing Problems
The edges of the wound can be detached, especially at the edges of the scars. Typically, this problem can be corrected by the paning of wounds, but you may need more surgical interventions to remove the tissue that has not healed. Smokers are more likely to have trouble healing.
In this case, the deep seams creep through the skin. They can be easily removed.
- Loss of blood supply to the skin, fat, breast tissue or nipple
Some areas of the skin, fats, breast tissue or nipple may die (called necrosis) if the blood supply was lost during surgery. This may mean that you need another operation, which can affect the end result of the surgical intervention. There may be a bulge or uneven surface in an area affected by necrosis. Occasionally, the fat can strengthen, which could interfere with the mambits performed in the future.
- Increased or reduced sensitivity
After the operation, most patients will have a certain change in their breasts, most commonly being numbness near scars and increased or reduced sensitivity to the nipples. In rare cases, change of sensation can be permanent. Rarely, reduced sensation can cause problems with breastfeeding.
Breasts are not symmetrical. There may be irregularities at the end of the scar. They can be improved with time or you may need a small operation to correct them.
- Deterioration of deep structures
Although cases are rare, surgery can affect deep structures, including nerves, blood vessels, muscles and lungs. These damages may be temporary or permanent.
- Unsatisfactory result
Sometimes, patients are not satisfied with the result of breast lifting. This may be related to the appearance of breasts or the appearance of breasts that do not correspond to expectations. It is very important to talk to your surgeon before surgery, about the size and shape you want, and whether this can be safely achieved with good results.
- Change it over time The appearance of the breasts will change as a result of the ageing process, pregnancy or other circumstances not related to surgical intervention, such as taking or decreasing weight. You may need other surgeries or other treatments to maintain the results of breast lifting.
Recovery and some tips for a good recovery.