Which patients need mastopexy surgery
The purpose of mastopexy surgery is to correct a breast that has slipped down (mammary ptosis) and hypotonic. It is reshaped, giving it a correct shape and position.
Breast ptosis is a natural event that occurs over the years due to the continuous transformations of the breast. In some women, however, it can occur in a more accentuated form than the others and at an earlier age – The causes are many: a family predisposition, a strong weight loss or a pregnancy, especially if with prolonged breastfeeding.
Breast ptosis can also occur in young women who during puberty had a noticeable increase in the breasts in a short time (macromastia). This excessive and rapid distension of the mammary skin is then followed by its equally rapid regression and, therefore, descent.
Breast ptosis causes considerable aesthetic damage to the attractiveness of the breast: the breasts gradually slide downwards, flatten and lose their projection and shape.
The aesthetic intervention that can correct the situation is mastopexy.
How mastopexy surgery works
The surgical technique of mastopexy varies in relation to the extent of the defect to be corrected. The skin incisions can be limited to following the edge of the areola or lengthening up to reach the inframammary sulcus, following it to remain hidden within this.
The final appearance of the scar is linked to the subjective characteristics of the healing processes and can only be predicted in broad terms based on the type of skin, complexion, any pathologies and certain lifestyle habits.
With mastopexy, in addition to correcting the position of the breast, you can also increase its volume by implanting a suitable breast prosthesis. This combined intervention is called mastopexy and prosthesis: it is often required when a loss of volume (mammary involution) is associated with the descent of the breasts (mammary ptosis) such as after a strong weight loss or after a pregnancy.
The mastopexy surgery takes place under general anesthesia with one day of hospitalization.
Correct your breasts with mastopexy surgery
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