A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, raises the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to create a more youthful breast contour.
What words should I know about breast lift surgery?
Pigmented skin surrounding the nipple.
Also known as augmentation mammaplasty, breast enlargement by surgery.
Also known as mastopexy; surgery to lift the breasts.
Also known as reduction mammaplasty, reduction of breast size by surgery.
To remove the skin.
Drugs and/or gases used during an operation to relieve pain and alter consciousness.
Blood pooling beneath the skin.
Sedatives administered by injection into a vein to help you relax.
A drug injected directly to the site of an incision during an operation to relieve pain.
An x-ray image of the breast.
Surgery to lift the breasts.
Stitches used by surgeons to hold skin and tissue together.