Indications for Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

Indications for Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
A breast lift (mastopexy) is a plastic surgery that helps restore the attractiveness of a woman’s breasts. Due to a sharp decrease in weight, due to natural age-related changes in the skin and subcutaneous structures, after childbirth and breastfeeding.

Prolapse can occur at any age, it is diagnosed when the level of the nipple falls below the breast crease. With the help of the operation, the breasts can be restored to a beautiful and natural shape.

One week before breast lift

  • stop taking medications that affect blood clotting;
  • stop taking hormonal contraceptives, temporarily replacing them with alternative options to prevent unwanted pregnancy.
  • quit smoking;
  • refrain from alcohol;

Note that the decision to take certain medications or refuse them for the period of preparation for mammoplasty is made strictly in accordance with the recommendations of a doctor: a plastic surgeon, anesthesiologist and gynecologist.

Preparing for surgery

We try to achieve the most natural result and listen carefully to your requests. We will honestly show how realistic your requests are, look at the current situation, the quality of the skin and the previous fixes.

As a result of incisions during breast lift operations, an anchor wound is formed. These scars, which end up in bra and bikinis, turn reddish in the first months, but after a few months they become soft, lighter and less noticeable. Taking good care of your daily scar cream routine will go a long way towards this.

Proper preparation can significantly reduce the risk of complications. Before surgery, you must undergo a medical examination. At the preliminary consultation, you must inform about the previously transferred and currently existing diseases of the internal organs, about all operations performed on you, allergic reactions and what caused them.

The list of doctors’ recommendations is always individual and is formed on the basis of information about the patient’s state of health. The surgeon selects the optimal technique for each patient individually.

How is rehabilitation going

Moderate pain in the wound area is normal, and can be easily treated with medication. Prescribed medications must be taken strictly as prescribed.

It is recommended to wear a tight, protective bra for the first 3-6 weeks after surgery in order to reduce breast swelling and in order not to interfere with the healing process.

Scars may harden and redden during the first few months. Over time, they will become less noticeable. Scar healing can be accelerated and protected with special creams.

Also, during the first 3-4 weeks, you should never lift heavy objects or raise your hands to shoulder level or higher, otherwise, due to strong pressure on the seams around the wound, the healing process is impaired. On the last day and therefore on the day of departure (6 days after leaving the clinic), you will have a final examination by the surgeon. you may already be getting your first impression of your new breast shape.

After the final check-up, the wounds will be covered with patches, you will receive a description of the post-operative care, you will be taken to the airport and you can return home. The breasts will swell / stretch at first and you will also feel muscle pain in your arms, this is completely normal and heals within a few weeks.

Possible side effects of breast lift surgery

You will be operated on in one of the best clinics in Turkey. The risk of complications is minimal and can be resolved quickly. Possible complications can be:
  • Bleeding
  • Skin problems, infection
  • Complications during anesthesia, if complications arise, our specialists can solve them
To evaluate your request and receive a quote, you must come for a consultation or send photos by email or via WhatsApp without any obligation. Our consultants will send your photos and discuss them with the surgeon, and you will receive a free proposal with a treatment plan within 24 hours.

Operation Process

A breast lift is performed under general anesthesia. The procedure itself takes 4 hours on average.

Before the operation, you are carefully examined, first of all by a doctor and an anesthesiologist, so we can be sure that you will perform the operation in a healthy way and rely on a calm and good recovery.

You will then meet with the surgeon and discuss your wishes with him again.