Breast Lift Melbourne

A breast lift or mastopexy, is a popular procedure for women of all ages. It is a surgery that removes excess skin, reshapes and lifts the breasts. 

Dr. Jane understands that age, breast feeding, and weight loss can create sagging of the breast that may impact women’s self-esteem and confidence. She wants to ensure her patients can live life to the fullest and feel comfortable, attractive and empowered by their bodies.

Dr. Jane has performed many breast lift procedures for women throughout Melbourne and has seen the improvement a breast lift has made to her patients’ lives.

How Does a Breast Lift Work?

Breast lift surgery uses a small incision to remove excess skin from the breast. The result is a breast that is reshaped with a raised nipple/areola.

This procedure can be performed on its own or combined with breast implants or other procedures to achieve your desired look.

The procedure usually takes two hours and an overnight stay in hospital. It can take about eight weeks to regain full strength after the breast lift.

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If you believe a breast reduction and breast lift could transform your life, download our special breast reduction guide to learn more. Our guide has all the information you need in order to make an informed decision for your body.

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Reasons to Get a Breast Lift

Women consider breast surgery for many different reasons. The most common are:

  • to improve breast sagging and firmness after weight loss and compliment a new figure
  • to restore breast shape and lift after breastfeeding
  • to achieve a desired breast shape / size

Is Breast Lift Surgery Right for Me? 

Every patient is different and has needs unique to them. During your consultation, Dr. Jane will help you decide if a breast lift is the best option for you. To be a candidate for surgery you must be a non-smoker, have fully developed breasts and be a stable weight.

A breast lift may be the right option for you if:

  • you are unhappy with the shape or height of your breasts
  • there is excess skin around your breasts and they are sagging
  • your nipples point downward
  • you want to correct the position of a breast that is lower than the other

Cost of Breast Lift Surgery

There are many different factors that will impact the cost of your surgery including the surgeon’s fees, anesthesiologist/anesthesia fees, garment and medication costs.

To discuss the exact cost of surgery, book a consultation with Dr Jane. It is also recommended that you check with your health insurance provider to see if any costs are covered under your plan.

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Types of Breast Lifts

Dr. Jane and her dedicated team provide several different types of breast lifts. Each type of has its pros and cons which will be discussed with you during your consultation.

The type of breast lift procedures available include:

  • Vertical Lift: Sometimes called the ‘lollipop’ lift, the vertical breast lift is designed to correct moderate sagging. It works to enhance the shape of the breasts.
  • Peri-Areolar Lift: This lift is also designed to correct mild sagging issues, but the results leave behind one single scar. The incision is made in a donut shape around the areola edge.
  • Anchor Lift: This is the traditional technique for larger breasts.

Breast Lift Complications

Mastopexy is a relatively safe procedure. Dr. Jane is a world-renowned doctor who goes the extra mile to provide her patients with a smooth surgery journey. However, all surgery carries some risks. Risks associated with breast lifts include but are not limited to, infection, change in breast or nipple sensation and bleeding.

Dr. Jane will discuss these risks with you and answer any questions or concerns. She will ensure that you feel safe, comfortable and well-informed at all stages of the surgery process.  

Let's Talk About It

If you are unhappy with the shape and/or position of your breasts, then a breast lift is worth considering. However, surgery is not a decision that should be made lightly. Get in touch today  to book your consultation with Dr. Jane or speak to one of our friendly staff members to find out more.

*Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

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