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Are there contraindications for getting a breast lift?

Are there contraindications for getting a breast lift?

Risks to consider: A breast lift typically involves removing some skin so there are scars that will be permanent. Most patients consider it a good trade-off and the scars fade but you need to accept those. Many plastic surgeons will not do breast lifts on smokers due to the higher chances of healing problems. Overweight patients are also more likely to experience surgical complications. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Breast Lift (Definition)

A breast lift is the removal of excess skin and repositioning of the nipple/areolar complex to a more pleasing position. The volume of the ...Read more


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How expensive is breast lift?

It depends: Breast lifts can vary depending upon the specific type of procedure used, whether an implant is incorporated, and the skill of the physician. This type of procedure is one of the more complicated within plastic surgery and so it is highly recommended to seek out a plastic surgeon skilled specifically in this area and who has a significant amount of experience. Never go on price alone. ...Read more

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What exactly is a breast lift?

What exactly is a breast lift?

Breast reshaping: A breast lift doesn't merely lift the breast--it also shapes the breast and often incorporates the use of an implant to help provide not only additional volume but also structure to the breast. Overall, a breast lift generally lifts and shapes tissue, reduces the diameter of the areola, and restores a more youthful appearance to the breast. ...Read more

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Can all women get a breast lift?

Can all women get a breast lift?

Depends on fullness: If you have enough fullness. F you don't, you may want to get a breast augmentation either with implants or your natural fat. It also depends on your medicl history. Please see this website for more information on natural breast augmentations. Fattransferbreastaug.Com. ...Read more

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Does getting a breast lift hurt?

Well Tolerated: Breast lifting surgery, compared to many other operations performed, is very well tolerated. Most patients report minimal to modest discomfort. Recovery time is also relatively short. ...Read more

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Is getting a breast lift dangerous?

There are risks: with all surgery. However, a breast lift or mastopexy is generally considered safe. There are risks of anesthesia, infection, poor healing/scarring but these risks are unusual. The excess or loose skin is removed and tightened to lift and shape the breast. Sometimes an implant is used to add volume. Be sure to research and find a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon that you are comfortable with. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a breast lift done?

Does it hurt to get a breast lift done?

Yes: You will be in pain and sore for a couple weeks. Worst is the first 2-3 days post op. ...Read more

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Want a breast lift what did it cost you?

Want a breast lift what did it cost you?

Cost of breast lift: The cost of a breast lift varies on the type of breast lift needed, your geographic location, and the surgeon. That you chose. http://www.dassmd.com/breast-enhancements/index.html. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of a breast lift?

What are the pros and cons of a breast lift?

Good question: Pros - improved shape, projection, symmetry. Cons - scars. ...Read more

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