Most women have the desire for perky breasts. Growing older, genetics, and gravity affect the youthful look of perky breasts. Just like other areas of the body like the face and buttocks, the tissues of the breasts may start to hang lower with time. A breast uplift restores the breasts to their firmer, perkier, and more aesthetically pleasing shape.

What Is a Breast Uplift?

A breast uplift improves the shape and position of sagging breasts that have lost their elasticity. Breast uplifts can redefine the appearance of the breasts by restoring them to their youthful and feminine proportions. They can also improve the fitting of bras and swimsuits to look more attractive.

A breast uplift involves eliminating excess fat and stretched-out skin, reshaping the breast tissue, and raising the nipples and areolae into a more forward position. It gives the breasts a natural and youthful perkiness.

How Does It Work?

A consultation with a recognized plastic surgeon is the first step. During the meeting, the pros and cons of the surgery are discussed, as are the patient’s goals. After this, the date for the procedure is set and the process can begin.

A breast uplift is typically performed as an outpatient procedure. The doctor administers general anesthesia or local anesthesia along with intravenous sedation before the procedure starts. The procedure takes about one to two hours to perform, depending on the extent of surgery.

The patient will be able to go home shortly after surgery and start their recovery process. After the surgery is complete, the breasts will be bandaged or placed in a surgical bra. Your plastic surgeon can provide you with guidelines that have all the necessary instructions for the recovery process.

How Long Can the Effects of a Breast Uplift Last?

This depends on factors such as age, genetics, health and dietary habits, and surgical techniques. Some experience long-lasting results, while others may want minor revisions after several years. Every individual is different and so are their results.

Here are a few steps you can follow to help you get the most out of your breast-uplift surgery.

1. Look after your skin: Avoid prolonged sun exposure, because overexposure to the sun can change the skin’s texture and accelerates the loss of elasticity, causing new sagging to occur. Vitamin C and Vitamin E are natural supplements that have been known to help promote and improve skin elasticity.

2. Maintain your weight: Excess weight gain or loss can have adverse effects on the results of a breast lift. Weight should be carefully controlled and maintained to achieve the best and longest-lasting results.

3. Opt for bras that provide proper support: A well-fitted bra will help extend the life of your breast uplift. Wearing ill-fitting bras or foregoing them all together can cause your breasts to sag faster than usual.

Following these tips can aid in extending the longevity and impact of your breast uplift, preserving your breasts’ youthful and perky look.

Make an Appointment to Find Out More

At London Bridge Plastic Surgery, our patients’ health is our first priority. To find out more about the breast uplift and what it can do for you, set up a consultation by getting in contact with our office.