Breast Lift in Lexington, KY

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Achieve a Youthful Look with Breast Lift in Lexington

As women age and have children, the skin and tissues of their breasts can become extended, leading to sagging breasts and enlarged areolas. Because breasts are comprised of fat cells, no diet or exercise can correct this problem. However, a breast lift from board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. William L. Dowden can help women in Lexington, Georgetown, and the surrounding areas of Kentucky achieve youthful, perky breasts at any age. This surgical procedure is often combined with a breast reduction to remove excess fat from the breasts.

What is a Breast Lift?

A breast lift addresses sagging and uneven breasts, decreased breast volume and drooping nipples and stretched areolas (the darker area surrounding the nipples), recreating a youthful shape and lift to your breasts.

Benefits of a Breast Lift

  • Breast shape, projection, and symmetry will all improve.
  • Breasts will have a more youthful appearance.
  • Look better in and out of clothes and feel more self-confident.

Who Should Consider A Breast Lift?

Women, who are healthy, do not smoke and have a stable body weight generally make the best candidates for a breast lift. Also known as mastopexy, this procedure might be a good choice for women who have breasts that have become long, pendulous and sag below the natural breast line on the chest. The average age of women who have this operation is 39; however, any women who have achieved physical maturity can consider this cosmetic procedure. Because the breast milk ducts and surrounding tissue might be damaged during this operation, women who are breastfeeding or plan to should not undergo a breast lift.

What To Expect From A Breast Lift?

Patients who choose to have a breast lift can expect to have the surgery performed on an outpatient basis in a hospital or cosmetic surgery center. On the day of the operation, patients will receive a general aesthetic. Depending on the size of the breasts and any other co-current procedures, the operation will take between one to three hours. During the operation, Dr. Dowden will make an incision around each areola and down the center of the breast, removing excess skin and tissue. The remaining skin will be pulled tight and stitched closed with deep sutures to preserve the new breast shape. Patients can expect to wear a special bra for a few weeks following the surgery to help reduce pain, swelling and bruising. As with all surgical incisions, there will be scarring from the breast lift. This can be minimized by the use of post-surgical scar treatments, however.

Am I a Good Candidate for a Breast Lift?

You may be a good candidate for a breast lift if:

  • Your breasts:
    • Lack substance or firmness.
    • Are not equal in size.
    • Relatively small.
  • Your nipples and areolas that point downward.

How Much Does a Breast Lift Cost in Lexington?

Breast augmentation prices vary from patient to patient, so give us a call today, and a member of our friendly and knowledgeable staff would be happy to assist you. We recommend setting up a complimentary consultation with Dr. Dowden, where you can discuss your questions and concerns in a one-on-one setting. We offer financing and accept cash, checks, and major credit cards.

If you want to learn more or have any questions about a breast Lift, contact us at 859-274-4201. We are happy to answer any questions that you may have and help you schedule a consultation. Dowden Plastic Surgery serves patients throughout Lexington, Georgetown, and the surrounding areas of Kentucky.

Dr. William L. Dowden