Breast Lift
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Breast lift or mastopexy procedure helps you fight sagging or droopy breasts that occur as a result of pregnancy and breastfeeding, weight loss fluctuations, or simply gravity. A breast lift procedure reshapes the breast and repositions the nipple to give them a more upward appearance. However, regaining firm and satisfying breasts shouldn't necessarily cost you a fortune. Read on to learn more about the breast lift procedure and how to undergo a cheaper mastopexy in Iran.

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Breast Lift Surgery in Iran

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What is breast uplift surgery?

A breast uplift surgery or mastopexy, commonly known as a breast lift, is a cosmetic procedure that counteracts the effects of excess loose skin on the breasts, reshapes the breasts, and repositions the nipples. Mastopexy aims to provide younger looking breasts. Breast uplift might also include reducing the size of the areola (the darker skin surrounding the nipple) to make them more proportionate to the breasts. 

The techniques and methods of performing a mastopexy differ depending on the current shape of your breasts and what you expect the surgery to do. As a major surgery, a breast lift is usually performed using general anesthesia. That is, you'll be fast asleep when the surgery is performed on your breasts. The plastic surgeon might make several incisions on the breast depending on the amount of skin that needs to be removed. The removed unwanted skin may or may not include stretch marks (you can discuss stretch marks with your doctor beforehand to make sure). In addition to the excess skin, the plastic surgeon will probably make alterations to the surrounding tissues to tighten them. To attain a more boosted look, he or she will move the nipples higher. 

Does breast lift include implants?

Mastopexy can be performed in conjunction with other mammoplasty procedures such as reduction mammoplasty or augmentation mammoplasty to enhance the results. Augmentation boob job is generally performed by inserting silicone or saline implants. Many women choose to have a breast uplift and breast implants surgery simultaneously. As a result, they will end up with uplifted breasts that are also in a satisfying shape and size. 

Although that may be true for people who desire larger breasts, some people prefer more natural-looking results. A subtle augmentation of the breasts can be obtained in a procedure known as auto-augmentation. The technique, that is a type of Breast augmentation with fat transfer, is performed by grafting fat from some other areas in the body (e.g. arms, belly, thighs, or hips) and injecting it into the breasts. Since this method uses your own fat, the risks of body reaction are lower according to some studies

Breast Lift and Breast Reduction

A breast lift and breast reduction are two separate procedures with different aims. While breast uplift removes excess skin and tightens the muscles, breast reduction focuses on removing the excess fat to reduce the size of the breasts. However, breast lift and breast reduction can be carried out in one surgical session. In some cases, high levels of sagging breasts cannot be treated with breast lift surgery and breast reduction should be carried out as well. Furthermore, removing large amounts of fat while performing reduction mammoplasty may result in droopy breasts. To prevent this effect, the surgeon performs breast uplift. 

Why Iran is the best place to have a breast lift

Iran is one of the top 5 countries offering high-quality cosmetic surgeries. Some of the most qualified plastic surgeons throughout the world are from Iran. Many foreigners who visit Iran to undergo breast uplift surgery count on the expertise of Iranian breast lift doctors. Through Alomedical platform, you can consult with some of the most accredited and board-eligible doctors and set your appointment right now.

Few countries offer similar quality of medical services but none do so at such cheap prices! Let us compare breast uplift surgery cost in some of the most popular countries.

  • USA: Starting from $4,816
  • Turkey: Starting from $3,000
  • India: Starting from $2,900
  • Iran: Starting from $2,500

As you can see, Iran offers a breast uplift procedure at the most competitive prices using refined techniques. In case you need more information about the hospitals and clinics offering breast lift, you can simply contact our experts. 

What do you need to do before Breast lift surgery?

In a consultation session with your plastic surgeon, he or she might measure your breasts, assess the shape of the breasts, and evaluate the position of the nipples. You can discuss your expectations and mention the things you wish to be altered. Before you proceed with undergoing the mastopexy surgery, there are 5 things you should do.

  1. Quit smoking for at least 4 weeks before the surgery. Smoking can lead to post-up procedure infections and can make recovery difficult.
  2. Avoid blood-thinners such as aspirin or other anti-inflammatory medications. Please consult with your surgeon about any medication you are taking including food supplements.
  3. Arrange for someone to drive you home and stay with you for one night or two after the surgery.
  4. Strengthening your core muscles like the chest and stomach muscle will help you have a quick recovery afterward.
  5. Wash your chest and breasts carefully the night before the surgery. This helps lower the risk of infection.

Breast uplift surgery recovery Tips

For about a week after a breast lift surgery, you might experience some pain and discomforts. The pain is manageable with the help of over-the-counter pain reliefs. You are also likely to face some redness in the areas of incisions. Bruising, soreness, and numbness in the nipple are other possible complications of breast lift surgery. Depending on the severity of your surgery, you might also have drainage attached to the incision area. 

For a few days after the surgery, you should avoid bending or lifting heavy stuff. You will want to sleep on your back for a week after the surgery. To provide support for your breasts, you might be suggested to wear an elastic dressing or surgical bra for 3-4 days. You can leave Iran in 7 to 10 days. In a week you can get back to your desk work and in 4-6 weeks you can return to more severe activities. 


Is breast lift safe?

Breast lift is generally safe but may have some potential risks which can follow most major surgeries; including bleeding or infection.

Is breast lift painful?

Some pain and discomfort are normal after the surgery. The pain medications prescribed by your doctor help ease the pain. 

Are breast lift scars bad?

A mastopexy will probably leave some scars. The plastic surgeon makes these incisions on various areas depending on the technique. Incisions include around the areolar, vertical lines or horizontal incisions under the breast. Although these scars will fade away gradually, they will be permanent. 

Will breast lift affect breastfeeding or pregnancy?

Breastfeeding can be affected by any surgery on the breasts. Breast lift is more likely to alter breastfeeding due to the techniques that are used for removing the excess skin. Getting pregnant after the surgery will likely affect the result of your breast uplift.

Do breast lifts last long?

The longevity of your breast uplift surgery depends on both surgical factors and your physical features. Women with less skin elasticity, larger breasts, or medical conditions like diabetes (that can affect the quality of skin) have higher risks of drooping breasts after mastopexy. Hopefully, the degree of drooping won't be at the same degree as before. 

Can breast lift remove stretch marks?

A breast lift surgery does not specifically target stretch marks. However, by removing a portion of your breasts' skin, there is a good chance that it can get rid of stretch marks too.

Will a breast lift help back pain?

In some cases, breast sagging triggers back pain. A breast lift surgery helps treat the back pain that is caused by droopy breasts.

Will breast lift reduce the size?

Although breast lift merely aims to remove excess skin, some patients have reported a slight reduction in their breast size months after the surgery.

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