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Lift, Contour, & Rejuvenate Your Breast with Dr. Hamawy

This transformative procedure is designed to lift, contour, and rejuvenate sagging breasts, restoring their natural beauty and helping you feel confident in your skin again. Whether you're looking to reverse the effects of aging, regain your pre-pregnancy figure, or simply enhance your overall appearance, Dr. Hamawy is here to help you achieve stunning, long-lasting results.

At Princeton Plastic Surgeons, we specialize in performing exceptional breast lift procedures in New Jersey, utilizing our artistic expertise and surgical skills to deliver outstanding outcomes. Our team has assisted numerous patients in rejuvenating their breasts, helping them regain confidence and a silhouette they love.

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What Is a Breast Lift?

A breast lift, medically known as mastopexy, is a surgical procedure aiming to raise and reshape sagging breasts. This is achieved by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to create a more youthful and elevated breast contour. It's essential to understand that a breast lift will not significantly change the size of your breasts. For size changes, a lift may be combined with augmentation or reduction.

The specifics of the procedure vary based on individual factors such as the following:

  • The extent of sagging
  • Skin quality and elasticity
  • Presence of excess skin
  • Breast size and shape
  • Position of the areolas

During your consultation, Dr. Hamawy will assess these elements to tailor a surgical plan to your unique needs. This includes choosing the pattern and placement of incisions carefully planned to minimize visible scarring while achieving optimal lift.

Common incision types include the following:

  • Crescent Lift: Minimal lift involving a small incision.
  • Peri-Areolar Lift: Also known as a "Donut" lift, involving a circular incision around the areola.
  • Vertical Lift: Incorporates a 'lollipop' incision around the areola and down to the breast crease.
  • Inverted T Lift: Involves an anchor-shaped incision for significant reshaping.
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What Are the Benefits of a Breast Lift?

  • Youthful Contour: Your breasts can regain a more youthful and uplifted shape.
  • Improved Symmetry: The surgery can correct asymmetry between your breasts.
  • Enhanced Firmness: Loss of firmness from aging or breastfeeding can be improved.
  • Better Nipple Position: Nipples that point downward or are below the breast crease can be repositioned.
  • Improved Self-Esteem: A positive change in appearance often correlates with an improved sense of well-being.
  • Boosted Body Image: You may feel more comfortable with your body shape.

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Am I a Good Candidate for a Breast Lift?

If you're considering a breast lift, evaluating your candidacy for the procedure is crucial. The ideal candidates for a breast lift typically include the following:

  • Physical Health: You should be generally healthy, without significant medical conditions that could impair healing or increase surgery risks.
  • Non-smokers: Smoking can hinder the healing process; thus, non-smokers or those willing to quit before and after the procedure are preferred.
  • Stable Weight: Your weight should be stable, as significant weight fluctuations can affect the surgery results.
  • Sagging Breasts: If your breasts have lost shape and volume or begun to sag, a breast lift could restore a more youthful and uplifted breast profile.
  • Nipple Position: If your nipples point downward or sit below the breast crease when unsupported, a breast lift could help.

How is a Breast Lift Performed?

The breast lift procedure aims to lift and shape the tissue to improve firmness and appearance. This involves repositioning the nipple and areola to a higher placement for a more youthful look.

If you have large areolae, they can be reduced by removing excess skin at the edges. To address sagging, any loose skin with reduced elasticity will be removed.

For those looking for more significant enhancement, a breast lift can be combined with other procedures, such as breast augmentation, to further adjust size and shape.

After shaping the breast and removing extra skin, the remaining skin is tightened and sutured. Over time, scarring from the incisions typically becomes less noticeable.

The procedure usually takes 2-3 hours and is performed on an outpatient basis, allowing you to return home the same day. It is carried out in a fully equipped surgery center or hospital setting under appropriate anesthesia to ensure your comfort throughout.

Breast Lift Recovery and Results

Recovering from a breast lift involves specific steps to ensure proper healing. After the surgery, you will be moved to a recovery area, so arranging a ride home and assistance at home for the first few days is essential.

To provide effective support and minimize swelling, you will need to wear a surgical bra for a few days after the surgery. After the third day, you can shower. It's crucial to continue wearing a sports bra 24 hours a day for the first four weeks after the procedure.

You can expect to return to work within 1-2 weeks, but avoid strenuous activities, including workouts, for at least four weeks. This recovery period is crucial for your healing and to achieve the desired results.

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What is the Cost of a Breast Lift Surgery?

The cost of your breast lift surgery is personalized to suit your unique needs, varying based on the complexity of the procedure and the techniques recommended by Dr. Hamawy. During your consultation, you'll receive a precise estimate of price tailored to your specific circumstances. At the Princeton Plastic Surgeons in New Jersey, we prioritize your ability to achieve your aesthetic goals and satisfaction with the results. To facilitate this, we provide various financing solutions, ensuring you can attain the bustline you desire.

Why Choose Dr. Hamawy for a Breast Lift?

At Princeton Plastic Surgeons, you can have confidence in the expertise of Dr. Hamawy. His unique qualifications and experience make him proficient in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, ensuring that each treatment plan is tailored to your needs and goals.

As a whole, our practice is committed to innovation, offering access to the latest techniques and procedures in the field. This focus on advancement means you can benefit from advanced breast lift techniques that improve results and support a smoother recovery process.

By choosing Princeton Plastic Surgeons, you benefit from a proven track record of successful outcomes and a commitment to meeting your aesthetic needs with excellence. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

How should I prepare for a breast lift procedure?

To prepare for a breast lift, follow Dr. Hamawy’s pre-operative instructions, which typically include guidelines on diet, smoking cessation, and avoiding certain medications that can increase the risk of bleeding. Ensure you arrange for someone to drive you home post-surgery.

Can a breast lift be covered by insurance?

In most cases, insurance does not cover breast lift surgery because it is considered a cosmetic procedure. However, in some instances where breast ptosis (sagging) causes physical discomfort or impedes daily activities, insurance may provide coverage. It's essential to consult with your insurance provider and plastic surgeon to determine eligibility for coverage.

What are some alternatives to surgical breast lifts?

Alternatives to surgical breast lifts include non-invasive procedures such as laser or radiofrequency treatments, which may offer temporary improvements in breast shape without the need for surgery.

Can breast lift surgery be combined with other procedures, such as augmentation?

Yes, a breast lift can be combined with augmentation using implants to increase breast size and fullness while enhancing breast position and shape.

Will I need implants as part of my breast lift?

Implants are not a compulsory part of a breast lift. Whether you need implants depends on the desired volume and shape, as well as the amount of existing breast tissue.

Can a breast lift and breast reduction surgery be performed together?

Yes, a breast lift can be performed in conjunction with breast reduction surgery to remove excess breast tissue and skin while also lifting the breasts to a higher, more youthful position.

What issues can be improved or corrected with a breast lift?

A breast lift can improve several issues, such as sagging, decreased volume, drooping nipples, and stretched areolas, resulting in a more youthful and aesthetically pleasing breast contour.

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