"BREAST LIFT" Frequently Asked Questions


1. How soon can I have a breast lift after giving birth?

You can have breast lift right after the breastfeeding period is over.


2. Is the result of breast lift permanent for life?

Aging is a continuous process, surgery takes time back, but does not stop it.


3. How to decide on breast lift surgery?

Necessary evaluations and measurements are made by a plastic surgeon. It is decided by considering criteria such as the distance of the nipple to the neck.


4. Can i breastfeed after breast lift?

Breast lift operations are frequently performed and necessary precautions are taken not to damage the mammary glands. For this reason, it causes no future harm for breastfeeding in %80-85 of the patients.


5. Will there be sagging after breast lift?

After breast lift surgery, the breasts are initially hard and very raised. Over time, it softens and sags slightly, giving it a naturally upturned appearance. If weight is gained after the surgery, the enlarged breasts may sag again when the weight is lost. Likewise, breasts enlarge during pregnancy. After breastfeeding, the breasts may sag again. Therefore, weight control is essential after surgery. If pregnancy is planned, breast lift surgeries should be postponed.


6. Will there be any scars after breast lift?

When breast lift surgery is mentioned, aesthetic surgeries performed on sagging breasts with normal size are understood. In these surgeries, a straight line extending from the nipple to the inframammary line, sometimes in the form of the letter J or L, may occur. These scars remain hidden under the bikini. They decrease over time but do not go away completely. Creams are recommended to reduce scars after surgery.


7. Can a breast lift be performed together with other breast surgeries?

Yes, it can be applied alone or combined with breast augmentation or breast reduction operations.


8. Is local anesthesia applied during the operation?

Breast lift operation is performed under general anesthesia. The duration of the operation varies according to the procedure to be applied.


9. What are the things to be considered before the operation?

If the patient is a smoker, she should quit smoking at least 15 days before the operation. Likewise, it is recommended not to smoke for 3 weeks after the operation. Smoking can adversely affect the healing process of the wound.


10. Who can have a breast lift operation?

Any adult woman who has breast sagging after weight loss, sagging caused by breastfeeding or due to aging and is not satisfied with her appearance can apply for this procedure.

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