breast lift: frequently asked questions

If you are candidates of breast lift surgery, it’s common to face with various questions. Here we consider breast lift: frequently asked questions.

  1. What is breast lift or mastopexy?

Various factors such as pregnancy, lactation, gravity or weight changes affect on the breast and can result in its sagging or droopy, and then breast loses its primary and soft form. By removing excess skin, breast is lifted up and helps breast formation. Breast lift also reduces size of the breast.

  1. Which tissues are considered during consultation?

During consultation, tissues such as your health, lifestyle and your aim of performing this surgery is addressed. Some questions are very personal. But answering all of them is necessary to reach the best conclusion.

Following tissues will be considered:

  • Your medical history
  • Any family breast cancer background
  • Use of alcohol, complementary or any medication
  • Your expectations

Your surgeon also do photography and physical examinations.

  1. Does breast lift change size of the breast?

No. breast lift doesn’t change size of your breast. This surgery only changes position of your breast. Your breast may be seem smaller than their previous size. If you want to change size of your breast, don’t seek breast lift surgery.

  1. What are post op care of breast lift?

Some post op cares are as follows:

  • Medical evaluation and tests
  • Mammography
  • Stop smoking
  1. What are risks of breast lift surgery?

Such as other surgeries, breast lift has its own risks, such as:

  • Scar
  • Bleeding
  • Temporary or continual sensation of the breast
  • Asymmetry of the breast
  • Temporary pain
  • Blood clotting

breast lift frequently asked questions

  1. How breast lift is done?

Breast lift is done by creating incisions specially around the nipples. Surgeons lift the breast up and change position of the breast. They finally, remove excess skin. Nipples are never removed during surgery.

This surgery depends on some factors:

  • Size and shape of the breast and nipple
  • Elasticity of the breast
  • Amount of excess skin
  • Degree of droopy breast
  1. Can I get pregnant after breast lift?

This surgery doesn’t change function of the breast, and you can have childbirth with minimal risks and complications. However, it’s better to get pregnant and then seek this surgery, because weight gaining can affect on benefits of breast lift surgery.

Contact Dr. Majid Nadafkermani, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon:

Address 1: Unit 10. Floor 2. Kaj Building. No 1. 9th st. Above Kaj sq. Saadat Abad. Tehran. Iran.

Tell: +9821- 22134934


Address 2: Unit 7. Floor 3. Tiam Building. No 18. Next to Hosseini ave. Andarzgoo blvd. Farmanieh. Tehran. Iran.

Tell: +9821-26459573


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