frequently asked questions about Mastopexia

Written by: Dr. Agustín Granado Tiagonce
Edited by: Top Doctors®


1) How you can solve the problem of fallen Mastopexia my chest?

The skin of the breasts yields by loosening of the skin (in case of pregnancy, volume or age) or for reasons of weight, which causes excessive sagging breasts called ptosis. The breasts lose firmness and this surgery is the best solution to the problem of breast fallen. In it, the specialist in Plastic Surgery removes surplus the skin and even the volume of both breasts.


2) At what age it is appropriate to consider a breast lift surgery?

Age is not a determining factor for the breast lift surgery. Therefore, when breast development is concluded (at 16-17), it can be treated.


3) I will maintain the sensitivity of the nipple and areola?

Generally, yes sensitivity is recovered prior to the intervention. This will depend mainly on the type of breast reduction, ie the volume prior to surgery, as in situations gigantomastia breast nerves are so distended that can not be recovered. During the first few weeks it is normal to have burning sensation and numbness, but be will recover sensitivity in the months following the intervention.


4) What would scar me if I undergo a breast lift surgery?

Everything will depend on the size and fall of the breasts. Depending on how much you need to raise the breasts and the desired volume, more or less incisions are needed. These can be placed only around the areola, although an extension is very often necessary to inframammary groove. However, in our clinic will tell the fundamentals for the quality of these is the best possible. Also, its genetic will play a very important role in this space.

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5) Result of breast lift surgery

The results are usually durable years. However, this aspect is determined by the quality of the skin and its elasticity. By Mastopexia, we get greater firmness of the breasts, so the fall will be at a much slower pace than previously.


6) I am a smoker / a, do I have any risk?

Yes, the microcirculation of the skin is altered by smoking. Therefore, we recommend that you stop smoking at least two weeks before surgery, so that it can be operated. Otherwise, the risk of necrosis or loss areola and nipple is greater.


7) Do I have to keep some concrete sleeping posture?

The only position to be avoided is sleeping on your stomach during the first month after surgery.


8) In the same surgery, can solve the have a larger breast and fall than the other?

Yes, it will be a matter of good design preoperative surgery performed. In addition, raising one breast more than the other does not necessarily have to increase the rate of complications.


9) The breast lift surgery affect breastfeeding?

Sometimes, depending on the type of gland and the necessary technique for remodeling, breastfeeding may be altered or diminished. Keep in mind that breastfeeding, like sudden weight changes, could diminish the quality of the aesthetic results after surgery.


10) When me I can incorporate into my normal life?

It depends on the type of life of each patient, if caring for children or elderly, if you make a job more or less physical activity or sport regularly performs. In most cases, patients who carry a normal life at 10-14 days can and get back, but should avoid efforts with arms and carry heavy objects during the first month after surgery.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Agustín Granado Tiagonce
Plastic surgery

Doctor Cum specializing in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Laude. Dr. Agustin Granado Tiagonce has formed internationally and has authored numerous articles published in national and international journals. Currently he is Head of the Unit for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Hospital Nisa Pardo de Aravaca.

He has over 25 years of experience and is a member of various associations as SECPRE, Ispas And ASAPS. He is an honorary professor at the Complutense University of Madrid.


*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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