Breast Lift

Breast Lifting Procedures

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    ENHANCE YOURSELF

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    LIFT & RESHAPE

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Artistic Elegance in Surgical Aesthetics

DR. ROBEY IS A TRIPLE BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON
What kind of breast lift do you want?

TYPES OF BREAST LIFTS
    • Circumareolar Mastopexy 
    • Lollipop Pattern Mastopexy
    • Anchor Pattern Mastopexy
    • Lift with Breast Implants
    • Lift With Fat Transfer to enhance
Why would you want to contact us?

You want a Specialist!
Over 95% of our procedures are cosmetic. 
  • Triple Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
  • Named TOP DOCTOR - realself.com
  • Patient Choice Award Winner - vitals.com
  • Awarded On-Time Doctor Award by Patients
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award 

Why choose a specialist?
We are experienced, using the latest techniques and state-of-the-art equipment.
  • We will tailor your treatment plan to reach your individual goals
  • We are experienced in all forms of aesthetic breast surgery.
  • We focus on minimizing scars for an ideal cosmetic appearance.
  • Both surgical & non-surgical options can be explored.



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Learn more about the Breast Lift Procedure
The most aesthetically pleasing location for the nipple is at the most projecting part of the breast "around the level of the crease underneath the breast". When the nipple sits lower than this, the breast will have a droopy appearance. It is common for women (either from breast feeding, weight change or aging) to notice that their breasts appear less perky with time. Some women also note that the upper part of their breast becomes more flattened. A breast lift, or mastopexy, can restore the ideal shape and position of the breast tissue.

Several different approaches are available to lift the breast tissue. For a small amount of required nipple movement, a circumareolar (incision around the nipple and areola) can be utilized.
For a moderate to significant amount of nipple movement, a vertical pattern (lollipop shaped scar) mastopexy or a Wise pattern (anchor shaped scar) mastopexy would be recommended.

For most breast lifts, an incision is placed all the way around the nipple and areolar complex; there is also often an incision that runs along the breast crease and an incision from the bottom of the areola to the breast crease. The ultimate incisional pattern you would need would be discussed with you at the time of your consultation.

During a breast lift, the nipple is not removed. The nipple and areolar complex are left attached to the underlying tissue for both a blood supply and a nerve supply. You should still have sensation in the nipples after a breast lift, but they would likely be a little less sensitive than your preoperative levels. Also, areolas are usually reduced at the time of your breast lift to the aesthetically ideal size. 

Patients interested in breast feeding should still be able to do so after a breast lift; there is a theoretical increased risk of needing to supplement with formula following this procedure because of reduction in milk production. 

Some patients are hesitant to accept the scars associated with a breast lift. A breast lift is an excellent way to reposition the breast tissue into a more youthful and perky appearance; the trade-off for this reshaping is the associated scars. For most patients, the scars are well worth the improvement in shape and position. 

Breast lifts are also commonly performed with implant-based augmentations. While an implant alone can provide some degree of breast lift, it is unfortunately not enough lift in many cases. 

Small breast lifts (of the circumareolar variety) can be performed at the same time as a fat transfer to the breasts. However, significant breast repositioning will likely have to be staged from fat transfer to the breasts. 

Breast Augmentation - Enhancing with Implants

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure to enhance one's breasts. Both silicone and saline breast implants are available to enlarge breast size. Implants can be placed in a variety of positions via a variety of approaches. Implants can be placed in a submuscular or subglandular/subfascial pocket. A submuscular pocket means that the implant is placed beneath breast tissue and chest musculature; a subglandular or subfascial pocket means the implant is placed beneath one's breast tissue but above the level of the chest wall muscles.

During your consultation, Dr. Robey will work with you to help pick out the implants that will match your body frame and preferences. Chest measurements will be taken to figure out which implants would be an ideal fit for you. "Trying on" various implants inside your bra can help determine what sized implants you would benefit from.

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SHOULD I GET SALINE OR SILICONE IMPLANTS?

It really depends on your personal preference. In my experience, most patients think that silicone implants feel more like breast tissue as compared to saline implants. Both implants will have an outer shell that is made of silicone; the inner fill of the implant is the difference. Both implants are well studied and safe. Silicone implants cost a little more than saline implants.


WILL BREAST IMPLANTS AFFECT MY ABILITY TO BREAST FEED?

Unlikely, especially with an incision hidden under the breast fold; with this approach, the breast gland is barely manipulated. With a periareolar (around the nipple and areola) incision, it is more likely that ducts of the breast gland could be injured, thereby potentially affecting milk production


WHAT IS THE RECOVERY PERIOD?

Patients will go home the same day of their surgery. Placements of implants under the muscle can make the chest wall sore. Patients can shower immediately and soak in water in about 2 weeks. Walking immediately after surgery is encouraged. Patients can resume exercise as tolerated at about 2 weeks postoperatively. Weight lifting that strains the chest wall musculature is not recommended for six weeks after surgery.


* Prices Includes Surgeon Fee, Saline Implants, Facility, Anesthesia, Support Bra and Follow Up Visits.
* The $3995 Breast Augmentation price includes a 7% rebate for paying for procedure with a Money Order, Cashiers Check, or Cash.
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By Dr. Ashley Robey
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