Body contour

BREASTLIFT

THE OPERATION                                                                                             Imprimer le consentement
Repositioning and remodeling of a slack descended breast, occasionally with the addition of a breast implant.

INDICATION
Slack, drooping breasts.

COUNTER INDICATIONS
Short time plans for pregnancy.
Anorexia.

SURGERY (as out-patient possible)
The slack soft tissues are accessed and remodeled through a key- hole incision around the areola and across the lower pole of the breast. The nipple is raised and the redundant skin is removed and the remaining draped snug around the new breast cone.
  Operation time   2-3 hours.
  Anesthesia          general or local anesthesia with twilight premedication.
  Scars                   around the areola and vertically down to the infra mammary
                              fold.

POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS, UNDESIRABLE RESULTS
Hematoma.
Hypertrophic scarring.
Diminished sensitivity in the nipple for several weeks.
Recurrence if skin quality is bad.

POSTOPERATIVE CARE
Drain removal after 24 to 48 hours.
Suture removal after some 2 weeks.
Resume work after 2 weeks.