Breast lift is an operation to lift and reshape sagging breasts. The operation involves

  • repositioning the breast gland
  • repositioning the nipple and areola
  • removing excess skin
  • sometimes adding a breast implant to restore lost volume

The surgery is performed under general anaesthesia (asleep) and takes 2-3 hours, depending on the technique required. There is an overnight stay in hospital.

Swelling and bruising reduce over 2 weeks, and pain medication will be required for about 1 week. Return to work is possible at 1 - 2 weeks. Scars are permanent, but continue to fade with time and become less conspicuous.

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