Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

Natural breasts tend to sag with age and rate of sagginess varies from a women to another. Some women request a breast lift to enhance the shape or profile of the breast. However they should be aware of the following complications:

  • General anaesthetic risks: DVT (Vein clot), PE (Lung clot) and MI (Heart attack).
  • Chronic pain
  • Scar; including unfavourable scars and keloids
  • Bleeding / hematoma
  • Infection that might lead to wound break down
  • Seroma (collection of fluid)
  • Fat necrosis
  • Interference with nipple sensation and contractility
  • Loss of sensation in the breast and nipple areola complex
  • Breast asymmetry and irregularity of the nipple areola complex
  • Recurrence of breast drooping (ptosis)
  • Need for future refining surgery
  • Partial or complete nipple areola complex necrosis
The skin marking of incisions
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The initial aesthetic result and scarring one week after a breast lift of the same patient shown above
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Before Surgery
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Postoperative aesthetic result 1 week after surgery