Breast Lift FAQs
In short, no. Most patients stop taking the pain meds after a day or two with some changing to over-the-counter products as need.
Typically, no. If there is a change in size, it is minimal because only a thin layer of skin is removed during a mastopexy.
With most patients, two or three months is necessary for breasts to recover from the after-effects of pregnancy and nursing.
Yes. It’s common to have multiple procedures with a breast lift. Breast augmentations are most commonly paired with a tummy tuck, liposuction, and body lifts to save time and costs (Fig. 3 & 4).
Yes. It’s common for women to seek additional breast lifts when necessary.
It is not wise or prudent to go with any other physician than a board-certified plastic surgeon. Plastic surgeons who are credentialed are required to have extensive training in general surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery. This requirement exceeds any cosmetic or general surgeon.
These professionals are also required to continue their education are rigorously tested periodically to ensure they are current with the latest technology and protocols.