The breast has been the symbol of women’s beauty, love, femininity, motherhood and fertility for centuries. It is the most important symbol of women’s external visual appearance, both in their own eyes and in the eyes of the opposite sex.
For these reasons, a beautiful and attractive woman’s breasts should adapt to other parts of the body in the right proportions in an aesthetic way.
What are the causes of breast sagging?
- extreme weight loss
- Frequent weight gain
- gravitational effect
- age progression
What are the degrees of breast sagging?
The most important criterion of breast sagging is the position of the nipple in relation to the line under the breast. In normal breasts, the nipple and breast tissue are above the position of this line, but this situation changes in breast sagging and accordingly three different degrees of breast sagging (ptosis) may occur;
First degree:the nipple is at the level of the inframammary line position mild ptosisis called.
Second degree:the nipple is below the inframammary line position, but remains above the breast tissue, moderately ptosisis called.
Third degree:the nipple remains below the position of the inframammary line and the breast tissue, severe ptosisis called.
Pseudoptosis (pseudoptosis):the nipple is at the level of the inframammary line position, but most of the breast tissue is below this line.
What is breast lift surgery (mastopexy)?
Breast lift surgery (mastopexy);It is a surgical operation performed to recover sagging breasts naturally, aesthetically and vertically, leaving minimal scars and preserving the function of the breast as much as possible.
Breast lift surgery (mastopexy) Which methods are used?
Breast lift surgery is generally a skin lifting operation and is usually performed by excising the excess breast skin, while trying to leave a minimum trace during this procedure, however, the methods chosen vary according to the sagging of the breasts and the structure of the breast, the surgical methods vary a lot, and according to the method, only the breast There may be a scar that is barely noticeable at the tip or an I-shaped scar may remain, as is usually the case in vertical scar breast reduction surgery.
MoreoverAs breast lift surgery is a recovery operation, in some cases, when the breast tissue is too small, both breast augmentation and recovery are performed by using a breast prosthesis to increase the breast volume in addition to this surgery ( breast lift with prosthesis).
Can I give milk after breast lift surgery?
In breast lift, there is usually no problem in breast function because breast tissue is not removed or sometimes a very small amount is removed.
Surgery and after:
The operation takes 2-3 hours under general anesthesia, depending on the breast structure and the method used, the patient usually stays in the hospital for 1 day after the operation and the patient uses a special bra after the operation, this bra is used for 4-6 weeks.
The patient can take a bath two days after the operation and it is preferred that the patient does not lift weights or do heavy arm movements for 1-1.5 months, but he can easily perform normal movements and daily activities after one week at the latest.