Breast Lift FAQsBefore & After Photos
Many women in Birmingham, Alabama considering breast lift surgery often have questions about the procedure. Dr. Beckenstein will take time to answer your questions during your consultation, but also take a moment to look through the FAQs below.
Can a breast lift make my breasts look the same as when I was younger?
In Birmingham, breast lift surgery can restore a lifted, firmer, more youthful breast appearance. Also, your nipple size can be reduced as part of this procedure if desired. However, I can't guarantee that your breasts will look identical to how they looked years earlier, especially if you have had children or your weight has varied significantly. Most women are very happy with the improved, more youthful look of their breasts after this procedure. Be sure to view before-and-after photos to see the improvements that breast lift surgery has made for some of my actual patients.See Your Procedure in 3D
Will I have noticeable scars?
Scars are an unavoidable result of any surgical procedure. Depending on the amount of skin being removed and the anatomy of your breasts, I strive to minimize scars and conceal them by placing them around the areola or along the breast crease. For most women, the improvements in breast shape far outweigh the surgical scars, which often fade and diminish within the first year.
Will I need breast enlargement along with a breast lift?
Women who have only minor sagging and do not want their breast size increased can benefit from breast lift surgery alone. When the breasts sag significantly and breast volume has been lost (due to factors like weight loss or childbirth), I might recommend breast enlargement in addition to the lift.
How long will the improvements last?
Unfortunately, gravity and the aging process are always affecting the shape of your breasts, even after surgery. There are factors you can control that will extend the improvements you gain from breast lift surgery. Pregnancy and nursing significantly affect your breasts, so planning the surgery after your family is complete can avoid these changes. Maintaining your weight is another way to prevent stretching out the breasts. Through these means, most women can enjoy their improved breast shape for many years.
For more information about breast lift surgery and any of the other the procedures we offer, request a consultation online or call the office at (205) 933-9308 to meet with Dr. Michael Beckenstein today.