Breast Lift | Mastopexy
By Seattle | Bellevue's Prestigious Vanderbilt Trained, Published Clinical Researcher & Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Rikesh Parikh
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You can have these same positive changes just like these people found on these pages. People with similar backgrounds like yourself are making changes in their life through a Breast Lift Mastopexy. These positive changes can give you that little extra advantage that can make that big difference in your life. Life is short and time is passing us by so fast. You can do something that can help you feel better and ultimatelly give you that confidence to do things just a little bit better. Dr. Parikh specializes in aesthetics and aesthetic plastic surgery. Dr. Parikh's and Dr. Young's goal here at Aesthetic Facial Body Plastic Surgery is to provide the latest techniques in plastic surgery for our patients and maintain the highest standards of care and results.
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Breast Lift | Mastopexy by Dr. Rikesh Parikh of Seattle | Bellevue Aesthetic Facial Body Plastic Surgery: A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, involves the removal of skin and tissue to tighten the tissue and reshape the breast for better aesthetics. This procedure can be combined the use of implants to help give the breast more volume in the upper region. With a breast lift, your nipples can be involved with the reshaping. We will first find out what is important for you and decide what to do from there. Through a breast lift, your upper body' aesthetics can be improved to give your body a better profile and balance. The type of technique used to lift your breasts usually depends on the amount of droopiness to your breasts and the amount of extra skin that needs to be removed.
What type of scarring can I get with Breast Lift? Depending the approach used, scars may be either just around the nipple/areola region (periareolar), may be running downward from the nipple/areolar region to the crease beneath the breasts (vertical) (IMF- Inframammary Fold), or they may look like a upside down T pattern (inverted T)where there this a vertical scar and horizontal scar in the IMF region. If the nipple must be moved upwards then a scar around the areolar area is seen.
What are the elements that can lead to the condition where you would need a Breast Lift? Genetics, Pregnancy, Aging, Medical Conditions, Weight Changes, are some of the factors that can lead to droopy, sagging breasts. Exercise and Weight Loss may help with your current situation. However, most likely these will help little with your change in volume and loss of skin and tissue elasticity that usually leads to the current appearance of your breasts.
How much does a Breast Lift (Mastopexy) cost? The total cost of surgery usually includes 3 main components;
1. Surgeon’s fee
2. Facility/Hospital fee and
3. Anesthesia fees.
Fees may be given to you as separate or all included.
Price for procedures can vary based on many factors. The average price for an upper Breast Lift| Mastopexy in this area can range from $3500- $7500. (this is an estimation, every case is unique and have different levels of complexity that may affect the price, our Plastic Surgeon Dr. Parikh will determine what you need to achieve your desired goals)
Who are the best candidates for Breast Lift | Mastopexy surgery? You should be someone who relatively healthy. Conditions that would benefit from a breast lift include; sagging breasts that have no volume, flat, lengthened breast tissue, nipples that are fallen or pointing toward your feet, and stretched skin. Patients that smoke are at higher risk for nipple and skin death (necrosis). Our Plastic Surgeon Dr. Parikh will obtain a detailed history to assess whether you are a good candidate for this procedure.
Breast Lift or Mastopexy usually involves more incisions. These incisions must be taken care of. Activity is generally limited in the area for few weeks. The incisions will have bandages (dressings) on them which should remain on. Our Plastic Surgeon Dr. Parikh will go over your wound care in more depth before and after your surgery.
Complications: Wound breakdown, Bleeding or Hematoma, Infection of incisions, Scarring, Nipple or skin necrosis, Need for revision surgery, Altered sensation, Seroma.
Risks of the procedure are outlined above and will be discussed with you in detail at the time of your consultation. Our Plastic Surgeon Dr. Parikh encourages you to have questions ready and is always available to answer questions regarding your safety in terms of procedure and anesthetic risks.
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