Dr. Mark Schoemann is a double board certified plastic surgeon specializing in breast lift surgery and breast reconstructive surgery. Dr. Schoemann has helped countless women in San Diego with breast lift cosmetic surgery.
The breast lift procedure is typically considered after child birth years, as breast feeding can take its toll on the breasts causing them to deflate and sag. If you are looking to improve the shape and fullness of your breasts, this procedure may be right for you.
The breast lift procedure is performed by placing incisions around the nipple areolar complex and in the crease under the breast. The nipple-areolar complex is moved higher and the excess skin is then removed. This procedure can also be performed with breast implants, providing a much fuller result.
The breast lift procedure recovery is fairly reasonable for most patients. The first day you will want to have assistance and after a few days of rest you can ease back into your normal daily activity. Most of our patients return back to work, as long as it doesn’t involve physical activity, within the first two weeks. If you have small children you will want to refrain from lifting them for the first four weeks.
Breast lift surgery does cause small scarring but are easily hidden. The scarring around the nipple area is usually hardly noticeable and the scar under the crease of breast is well hidden. We typically recommend using topical scar minimizing products, the scar will be less noticeable over time.