Many women feel that their breasts do not match their overall body physique. Small breast size may be due to a lack of normal breast development or to a decrease of breast volume following pregnancy or menopause. This procedure is designed to give the female patient a fuller breast. A breast lift procedure is designed to correct the droopiness that occurs with time. In breast lift procedure, skin (and sometimes a small amount of breast tissue) is removed while the nipple/areolar complex is positioned in a more elevated position. In most cases, the nipple remains attached to the blood supply and nerve supply, so it is customary for patients to retain sensation and the ability to breast feed.
A woman’s breasts often change over time, losing their youthful shape and firmness. These changes and loss of skin elasticity can occur from:
- Weight fluctuations