Over the years, pregnancy, nursing, the force of gravity and general ageing take their toll on a woman’s breasts. Additionally, as skin loses its elasticity, the breasts often lose their shape and firmness and begin to sag. A breast lift procedure is designed to elevate the breasts and give them a more youthful appearance, while maintaining the size of the breast.
Gold Coast plastic surgeon Dr Dilip is experienced in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures, with over 21 years of experience. He possesses the knowledge and skill set to tailor the breast lift procedure to give you the results you are looking for.
If you have experienced sagging, or your breasts have lost their firmness, a breast lift may be the solution for you. Sagging may occur from the excess loss in weight, from breast feeding or just naturally drop due to gravity. A breast lift procedure has the ability to correct the sagging of breasts and loss of firmness caused by a range of different causes, including the ones mentioned above.
A breast lift procedure involves harnessing the existing breast tissue, in order to reshape the appearance of the breast into a perkier appearance. A breast lift can be performed without the addition of breast implant if there is adequate breast tissue left. Dr Gahankari will determine whether or not an implant is needed by taking into consideration your preference about the size and proportion of your body. There a number of different procedure types that can be performed for a breast lift, all striving towards a perkier, firmer breast while minimizing the amount of scarring.
During the breast lift procedure Gold Coast plastic surgeon Dr Dilip will reshape the breast by removing excess skin to produce a higher, firmer breast. However, if there is inadequate breast tissue to produce a breast of your desired size, an implant might be necessary during the breast lift procedure. Breast lift surgery is performed as a day procedure under general anesthetic and you will be able to be collected form hospital by a friend or family member the same day.
A breast lift procedure will result in the breasts appearing lifted, with a fuller, firmer look and feel. Recent innovations in breast lift techniques have allowed for a smaller incision and therefore limited visible scarring. In addition, these advances have allowed for a greater level of nipple sensation after the breast lift procedure. Dr Gahankari will explain the scarring related to the breast lift procedure in detail at your initial consultation.
You will experience pain and discomfort for the first couple of days after surgery, which will be managed with medication by Dr Dilip. You should be able to resume usual every day tasks within two weeks of your breast lift procedure, however it is advised that you avoid exercise and strenuous tasks for at least six weeks. You will experience swelling and bruising, however once this subsides you should be able to get a general understanding of the final look and shape of your breasts.
Gold Coast breast lift packages start from $8800 without implants and $9900 with implants, based on a standard procedure. This fee includes: breast lift surgical fees, theatre fees, implants, anaesthetic fees, and post-operative follow up care. Please phone 07 5539 4611 for details on breast lift surgery on the Gold Coast.
*Initial complimentary consultation will be with our aesthetic nurse.
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