Breast Lift in San Antonio, TX

What is a Breast Lift / Mastopexy?

breast lift san antonio txA woman’s breasts may develop ptosis (sagginess) for a variety of reasons such as age, gravity, weight changes, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and genetics. A breast lift surgery, or mastopexy, is a procedure performed to restore the youthful appearance and contour to your breasts. It may be performed in conjunction with a breast augmentation to achieve a fuller and uplifted appearance and to replace lost volume. A mastopexy can improve the aesthetic appearance of the breasts by removing excess lax skin, tightening the surrounding tissue, re-positioning the nipple higher on the breast, and often by reducing the size of the areola.

Dr. Jessica Belz, a plastic surgeon in San Antonio TX, can help you achieve your breast lift goals. Call Dr. Belz today to schedule an initial consultation.

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How is the breast lift surgery performed?

A breast lift (mastopexy) is typically performed under general anesthesia as an outpatient procedure. As there are several different techniques used to perform a breast lift, Dr. Belz will discuss your cosmetic goals, inform you of your options, review the risks and benefits of surgery, and clarify your post-operative course during your personalized consultation. Dr. Belz is pleased to offer the SPAIR short scar technique, which reduces the scar burden in comparison to the traditional anchor-shaped scar pattern.

What is the recovery process after breast lift surgery?

While the initial recovery time is typically several days, most patients opt to take a full week off before returning to work.  Bruising and swelling may be present for two to three weeks. Most individuals are able to resume exercise or strenuous activity approximately 4 to 6 weeks after surgery, once cleared by Dr. Belz.

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Dr. Belz proudly provides patients from San Antonio, TX and surrounding areas with Breast Lift surgery. Contact us at (210) 497-7100 or fill out a Contact Form here.