3 Things To Know Before Your Breast Lift Surgery

Breast lift surgery seems straightforward enough. However, there are some important details about this procedure that must be considered. You’ll find the top three things you need to know about getting a breast lift below. After reading, you can book your procedure with confidence!  

1. Breast Lift Timing Matters

Patients often ask if they should wait to have a breast lift if they plan on having children. The answer is that you can choose to get a breast lift whenever the timing feels right. However, if you do want to have kids someday, it may be in your best interest to postpone the procedure. The reason is that getting pregnant after having a breast lift will affect your cosmetic results. 

After all, it’s normal for your breasts to stretch and sag as a result of pregnancy and breastfeeding. Your areolas can also get bigger than you’d prefer. Fixing these changes after your initial surgery will likely require a second breast lift procedure to get the results you want.

2. You Can Combine It With Other Procedures

Breast lift surgery is transformative in its own right. However, it can achieve the most dramatic results when combined with other breast procedures. A breast lift with breast augmentation is one popular pairing. And some patients choose to have a breast lift and reduction instead. 

3. The Results Are Attractive and Long-Lasting

You should see an immediate improvement in the appearance of your breasts. Mastopexy addresses sagging skin, drooping nipples, stretched areolas, and even mild asymmetry to achieve a more flattering and better-proportioned breast contour. You’ll even enjoy a more comfortable fit from your bras and swimsuits. You won’t have to accommodate drooping skin.

A breast lift essentially resets the clock on sagging. Your breasts are still going to age, but they’ll always look better than if you never got surgery. Avoiding sun exposure and nicotine are two easy steps that can also help your results last for many years. A little self-care goes a long way!

Ready to achieve your breast goals? Call 801-525-8741 to schedule a breast lift consultation with experienced plastic surgeon Dr. York Yates. He serves Layton and nearby areas of Utah.

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