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Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

Breast Lift (Mastopexy) Surgery Information

This operation removes excess skin from the breast that has been stretched during pregnancy or weight fluctuations. Breast implants may also be used in conjunction with this procedure to achieve the desired result.
Approximately 2 to 3 hours.
Usually general.
In / OutPatient
Usually outpatient.
Side Effects
Temporary bruising, swelling, some mild discomfort, numbness, and dry/tender breast skin.
Unfavourable scarring with keloid formation is possible. In addition skin loss, infection, unevenly positioned nipples (asymmetry), and the possibility of permanent loss of feeling in the nipples and/or the breasts.
One week for work, 3-4 weeks for strenuous activities. The fading of scars may take several months to one year.
The outcome varies from patient-to-patient. Other factors that may influence results are: gravity, pregnancy, ageing, and weight changes which may cause new sagging.

ACCSM Breast Lift Registry: List of Doctors who are trained in Breast Lift

  Location Name Contact
  QLD, Southport Dr. Flynn, John 1300 88 1388    Website
  QLD, Brisbane Dr. Konrat, Georgina 07 3391 5710
  QLD, Fortitude Valley Dr. Topchian, David 1800 745 536
  VIC, Malvern East Dr. Topchian, David 1800 745 536