A breast lift is one of the most common aesthetic procedures for women. Sometimes breast lifts are combined with breast augmentation surgery.
The reasons for doing a breast lift will vary, but the most common is that the woman is experiencing her breasts as being saggy and disproportionate to the rest of her body.
After pregnancy and breastfeeding the breasts are often reduced in size, and lose their shape. A hanging and sagging bust can also be hereditary or arise after more or less significant weight loss.
The operation is performed under general anesthesia, which means you are asleep and pain-free during the entire procedure. If it’s a small lift-procedure, you can go home later that day. However, if it’s a bigger lift or if the breast lift is combined with a breast augmentation you will have to stay for one night after surgery.
The first few days you will feel a tightness and “a pull” in the wounds, but you will not hurt much more than can be handled by mild painkillers. We provide all the medication you need.
Normally you visit the clinic after a week to check on the wounds and after three weeks for removal of stitches.
The surgical technique and hence the location of the scars varies and depends on how much the nipple must be moved up and on the amount of skin that needs to be removed. At the so-called crescent lift some skin is removed above the nipple and areola which leaves crescent-shaped scar in the upper, outer edge of the areola. Sometimes you need to remove more skin around the areola and the scar will then move to the outer edge of the entire areola. If your breasts are saggy and if the nipples are hanging down a lot, even more skin needs to be removed. In these cases, you get a scar around the areola, a vertical scar straight from the areola down to the mammary fold and a short horizontal scar along the mammary fold. The scar is hereby shaped like an anchor, and is also called “anchor scar”.
The scars usually heal very nicely and become small thin, white lines over time.
3D animations breast lift
Below you can watch 3D animations that in detail explains how a breast lift is performed, different techniques and what happens before, during and after the surgery.
Breast lift with breast augmentation
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Prices breast liftEach operation is unique and individual. Our prices are therefore usually shown as an interval within which the final price ends up. The final price can only be set after a consultation.
Prices are exclusive of VAT. From the beginning of 2015, procedures that are not performed on medical grounds are subject to VAT. Whether your surgery is medically motivated or not, is also something that must be decided at a personal meeting.
Learn more about what is included when booking an operation at Victoriakliniken.
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|Breast lift||SEK 45.000||SEK 85.000|
|Breast augmentation + lift||SEK 65.000||SEK 170.000|
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