About Breast Lift Surgery
Breast lift surgery, or mastopexy, is a skin tightening surgical breast procedure which can restore breasts to their natural, youthful appearance. Dr. Gary Rosenbaum, our board-certified South Florida plastic surgeon and founder of Gary J. Rosenbaum, M.D., P.A. Plastic Surgery, can perform a breast lift in conjunction with breast augmentation or on its own. Both surgeries yield optimum results. Some women achieve their desired aesthetic with breast augmentation alone or with breast lift surgery alone; however, some women desire the combination of both procedures to achieve their desired look. A consultation with Dr. Rosenbaum at our Miami Beach facility will reveal which technique is most recommended for you.
During the initial consultation and after a thorough exam, Dr. Rosenbaum will help determine if a breast lift is the right surgery for you. Ideal candidates for this operation are those who:
- Have realistic ideas about what breast lift surgery can do
- Have breasts that sag or need a better shape
- Have breasts that hang, are stretched out, or are asymmetrical
- Have nipples that point downward or rest underneath the breasts
- Have lost skin elasticity with weight loss, pregnancy, or age
"Excelente cirujano se los recomiendo grasias doctor por su entrega y dedicación mil grasias"- D.M. / Google / Mar 24, 2018
"It's not easy finding a doctor who you can trust these days but I have to say Dr. Rosenbaum exceeded my expectations. At our first meeting he was honest and forthright in what his outcome for my breast augmentation would be. I've had several surgeries and at this point I was a bit hesitant as to what Dr. Rosenbaum was able to fix. After fifteen years of having implants I removed them in December. As you know with age things don't look the same so I opted to put them back in after being out seven months. The results after surgery were amazing!!! I am so happy to have my body back to normal. Dr. Rosenbaum and his staff were very professional and I would recommend him. Especially if you have a challenging case he is your go to doctor to fix it. I'm so grateful for making me look and feel beautiful again."- C.R. / Google / Aug 09, 2018
"At 72...a tummy tuck was not on my bucket list...but 2 abdominal surgeries left me with a large hernia and my general surgeon said I would get the best result by having a plastic surgeon do the "tuck" at the same time. He recommended Dr. Rosenbaum and I am so happy he did. The result is AMAZING! The surgery was more complicated than expected and Dr. R went above and beyond to make sure I had the best result..which I did. I highly recommend him."- B.K. / Healthgrades / Jul 25, 2018
"At the age of 50 the last thing a woman wants to hear is that she has breast cancer, but I was immensely blessed that I was referred to Dr. Rosenbaum. He and his staff are a blessing. To me Dr. Rosenbaum is the best surgeon anyone can have. He is very caring and knowledgable and his staff very professional and accommodating to your needs. Look no further, you can not find in Florida a better surgeon than Dr. Rosenbaum and his staff"- E.R. / Healthgrades / May 16, 2018
"What an outstanding surgeon! There aren't enough words to express my sincere gratitude for this physician, I am a survivor of breast cancer and letting of my breasts has been one of the hardest experience/ ordeal in my life, he has made this more acceptable for me.Dr. Rosenbaum keep helping woman with this next chapter of our lives.BTW... Nora and Yuolie ROCK!!!!!!!"- A.T. / Healthgrades / Apr 26, 2018
What to Expect
Breast lift surgery is performed under general anesthesia and is considered an outpatient surgery. There will be many factors to discuss prior to the surgery, including where the incision will be placed. There are three commonly practiced incision points made in lift surgery:
- Incision made along each areola
- Incision made along each areola, plus a vertical incision down to the crease under the breasts
- Incision made along each areola, plus a vertical incision down to the crease under the breast, and another horizontal line following the direction of the breast fold
The incision is usually chosen based on how invasive the lift needs to be. This procedure will produce surgery scars; however, Dr. Rosenbaum will do everything possible to make the scars easily concealed and less visible. Our team will also provide information on how to best care for your surgical wounds for more attractive results.
With breast lift surgery, the patient will see immediate results in the shape of her breasts, but the final result will be visible after the swelling from surgery subsides. The recovery will vary since many patients will have a breast lift in combination with another plastic surgery procedure, such as a breast augmentation, breast reduction, or tummy tuck. Patients will be urged to do light activities, such as slowly moving around the room, or spend a few minutes standing within the first 48 hours to stimulate blood circulation. There should be no heavy lifting or strenuous activity involving the chest whatsoever. Patients can restart their normal activities within 2 – 3 weeks, but exercise should not be attempted for 6 – 8 weeks. There is a myth that women who have breast lift surgery never have to wear a bra again. This is not true as you will want to wear a bra to keep the breasts in the right position. The breast skin will continue to age regardless of this surgical intervention, but it should never be as severe as it was before breast lift surgery.
Plan Your Procedure
Get Back Your Perky Breasts!
You can have the healthy and youthful breasts you once had with breast lift surgery. We invite you to have a complimentary consultation at Gary J. Rosenbaum, M.D., P.A. Plastic Surgery today and discuss if this surgery is right for you. Whether it is suggested to have just a breast lift or more, we can help you feel younger and fantastic.