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Breast lift Dr Vivien Moris

Breast Lift

Breast lift

A breast lift is indicated when the breasts droop, called breast ptosis, which occurs with age and the effect of gravity. Skin elasticity is also a factor of breast ptosis.

Hospital stay

The patient is able to return home on the same day of the surgery, as it is an outpatient procedure.

Surgical technique

The breast lift consists in reshaping the breast by lifting the areola and removing excess skin.  Fat transfer can be combined with this procedure to add volume specifically in the décolleté area.

Post-operative care

The most common scar is the anchor. Dressings are applied to the scars, it is possible to take a shower without the dressings and apply soap and water directly to the scars, on day after the surgery


The surgery last less than 2 hour under general anesthesia

Sports / Daily life

The patient should avoid lifting weights, including children, for one month. Normal sedentary activities can be resumed on the day of the surgery.

Breast lift Dr Vivien Moris


Is scar mandatory for a breast lift?

A common question we encounter at Cosmesurge Hospital is whether scars are inevitable in a breast lift procedure. The answer is yes – scars are a necessary part of the breast lift process. This surgery involves removing excess skin and reshaping the breast tissue to achieve a more youthful and uplifted appearance. To accomplish this, incisions are made, which, while carefully planned and strategically placed, do result in scars. These incisions typically encircle the areola, extend vertically down to the breast crease, and may also follow the crease under the breast, depending on the extent of the lift needed. However, it's important to note that these scars are meticulously sutured and tend to fade significantly over time.

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I am really afraid by the scars, can you help the scarring process?

Your concern about scarring is completely understandable and a common one among patients considering surgery. I am dedicated to providing the best care not only during the surgery but also in the post-operative healing process, especially in managing scars. To aid in scar reduction and healing, I utilize advanced laser therapies. During surgery, I can use the Urgotouch laser, which is designed to minimize scarring as the incisions heal. Then, one or two months post-surgery, I can offer treatments with a CO2 laser, a technology known for its effectiveness in improving the appearance of scars by promoting skin resurfacing and regeneration.

Additionally, I offer innovative options like stem cell therapy with SVF (Stromal Vascular Fraction) and PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) treatments after the surgery. These therapies utilize your body's natural healing mechanisms to further enhance the healing process and improve the appearance of scars.

I have heard that a silicone implant is needed for a breast lift. Is this true?

No it's not true. In fact, there is 3 different options for the breast lift and the volume size: 

1. Breast Lift Alone: 

   - Best for those happy with their breast size but wanting to correct sagging.

   - Removes excess skin and reshapes breast tissue for a perkier look.


2. Breast Lift with Silicone Implants: 

   - Ideal for significantly increasing breast size along with lifting.

   - Combines skin removal and reshaping with implant insertion for added volume.


3. Breast Lift with Fat Transfer: 

   - For a natural, modest size increase and enhancing specific areas like the décolleté.

   - Uses patient's own fat from other areas, providing subtle enhancement and contouring.


Each option suits different needs: whether it's simply lifting, adding more size, or a natural enhancement with one's own fat. The best choice depends on your size preference and desired outcome.

Should I do babies before breast surgery?

A frequent question we encounter from women considering breast augmentation is whether they should have children before undergoing the procedure. This is an important consideration, as pregnancy and breastfeeding can affect breast size and shape, potentially altering the results of the surgery. Pregnancy can lead to natural changes in the breasts that might impact the aesthetic outcome of the augmentation. If you plan to have children in the near future, you may wish to postpone the surgery until after completing your family. However, if pregnancy is not planned for several years, you might choose to proceed with the augmentation.

When can I resume sport activities?

It's important for patients to understand that the recovery period can vary, and returning to physical activity should be a gradual process. Typically, light activities, such as walking, can be resumed within a few days post-surgery, aiding circulation and recovery. However, it's crucial to avoid strenuous activities, especially those that involve the chest muscles like weight lifting for at least four to six weeks. This allows the implants to properly settle and the incision sites to heal. High-impact activities, such as running or jumping, should be reintroduced slowly and only after one month after the surgery.

What are the risks of breast lipofilling?

Breast lifting, while generally safe, does carry potential risks and complications, as is the case with any surgical procedure. One common concern is scarring; incisions are necessary for the procedure and can leave scars that vary in appearance. Patients may also experience changes in nipple or breast sensation, which can be temporary or permanent. Asymmetry in breast shape or size can occur, and there's a risk of infection at the incision sites, typically managed with antibiotics and proper wound care. Bleeding during or after surgery can lead to hematoma formation, and in some cases, there might be issues with poor wound healing that require additional treatment. The surgery's impact on breastfeeding capabilities can also be a consideration for some women. Additionally, general anesthesia used during the procedure carries its own risks, including allergic reactions and cardiovascular complications.

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