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What Is A Breast Lift?


Breast lift surgery (mastopexy) enhances, re-contours, and elevates breasts that have begun to sag due to age, genetics, child-bearing, nursing, weight loss or gain, and gravity. Each woman is unique, and Dr. Papanicolaou may combine your procedure with breast augmentation or breast reduction to lift sagging breasts and help patients achieve their goals. If your breasts lack volume or firmness, inserting either a saline or silicone implant can be done during the breast lift procedure, resulting in perkier, firm breasts. Dr. Papanicolaou uses the safest and newest techniques to deliver outstanding results with minimal scarring.


Women notice dramatic improvements in breast shape and position after breast lift surgery, making their breasts appear more youthful and proportionate. It may be performed alone or in combination with breast implants or a breast reduction for comprehensive results. Benefits include: 

  • Rounder, perkier shape 

  • Improved self-confidence 

  • Improved self-image 

  • Enhanced breast shape after weight loss 

  • Rejuvenated, youthful breasts 

  • Raised, firmer breasts 


If you are physically healthy and have realistic expectations, you will be a good candidate for breast enhancement. The best results are achieved in women with small, sagging breasts. Although breasts of any size can be lifted, the results of a breast lift will not last as long in women with very heavy breasts as in women with smaller breasts. You may wish to have a breast reduction with your breast lift if heavy breasts are a concern for you, particularly if your bra straps dig into your shoulders or if you are experiencing back pain due to very heavy breasts.


Keep in mind that if you plan to have more children, pregnancy and nursing can “undo” the results of a breast lift. While you will still be able to nurse a baby after a breast lift, both pregnancy and nursing are likely to stretch the breast tissue again, leaving you with the same problem. For that reason, we advise women to wait until they have finished having children before having a breast lift procedure.

We would love to talk with you about your own personalized treatment in our boutique style environment in Lake Mary. With your own private consultation, Dr. Papanicolau will be able to recommend the right treatment plans for your unique goals and concerns. With our office in Lake Mary, men and women in Florida can achieve the most natural and elegant results. Call 407-478-3151 to schedule your consultation.

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