Breast Lift

Breast Lift

Breast lift surgeries; Births, weight gain and loss are the surgeries performed to regain the breast form that has deteriorated as a result of aging.

Among breast aesthetic operations, it is one of the aesthetic operations that women want to have the most. Breast lift surgeries are sometimes not enough alone for the breast to reach its normal size. If the breast tissue is thought to be insufficient, the desired result can be achieved by adding a breast prosthesis during breast lift surgery. There are various factors that cause sagging of the breast. Due to the loss of elasticity of the skin with age, sagging that occurs in many parts of the human body is mostly manifested in the breast tissue. When hormonal changes, genetic inheritance, pregnancy, breastfeeding, the effect of gravity, and weight loss are added to this situation, the size of the sagging increases. Breast lift surgeries are operations performed to reduce or eliminate these problems.

Things to Consider Before Breast Reduction Surgery
The appearance of the breasts also highly affects the social life of women, especially in the summer months. Seriously successful results are achieved in breast prosthesis operations performed by plastic surgeons. The patient's whole life changes and his self-confidence is restored. First of all, you should be examined by a reliable physician to determine whether you are suitable for the operation, whether there is no problem to enter the operation, what kind of image you want, and which prosthesis will be used. You can decide the breast size together with your doctor. Prosthesis types vary in the range of 200-450 CC. After the doctor's consultation, your operation will be planned and your process will begin.

Preoperative chest examination should be done.
In dangerous situations or in people over the age of 40, the breast should be evaluated with breast ultrasonography and mammography and a decision should be made for the operation.
Quitting smoking before the operation allows you to recover faster and without problems.
Aspirin and anti-inflammatory drugs should be discontinued 2-3 weeks in advance.
Frequently used herbal medicines or herbal supplements should be discontinued before the operation.
Types of Breast Lift Surgery
In breast lift surgeries, which technique is most suitable for the patient is decided after the examination, by evaluating the degree of sagging of the breast, tissue elasticity and loss of volume. Depending on the degree of deformation, the incisions can be made around the nipple, vertical incision below the nipple, or in the form of an inverted T letter. Breast lift surgeries are performed under general anesthesia and the operation takes an average of 3 hours. The patient is usually discharged on the same day or the day after the surgery. Stitches 10-12. It takes around days. patients; They can return to their daily activities and social lives after a few days by wearing an elastic bra in the form of a sports bra recommended by their doctor.

Breast prosthesis surgeries are finalized as a result of the physician's consultation. After deciding whether the patient is suitable or not, the process begins. The silicone prostheses to be used are produced from materials that can integrate with the body and do not harm the breast tissue and the body. There are two types known as drop prosthesis and round prosthesis, which have the same technique and material content. The only difference between them is the image and its position on the patient. Round prosthesis, as of its name, shows the shape of a round, drop prosthesis like a drop of water. Patients determine the image, physicians determine the appropriateness

Recovery Process After Breast Lift Surgery
After breast lift surgery, if silicone breast prostheses are placed under the muscle with the lift, pain may occur especially in the first few days of arm movements. In this case, strong painkillers and muscle relaxants are used to control the pain. In the surgery, there may be incision scars of different sizes and places, depending on the degree of sagging and the method of the surgery. It takes 3-4 months for the breast to find its ideal shape.

Points to Consider After Breast Lift Surgery
Lifting or pushing anything heavy should be avoided for 3-4 weeks.

Avoid sexual intercourse for at least 1 week and heavy and compelling sports for at least 1 month.

Sports bra recommended by your doctor should be used regularly for support reasons.

Since the nipple and mammary gland channels are not touched; After births, your breastfeeding function will not be affected in any way.

Op. Dr. Orhan AYDIN

Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Specialist

Who is Orhan AYDIN?

Kiss. Dr. Orhan Aydın was born in 1984 in Kırcaali. He completed his primary and secondary education in İzmir. He graduated from Manisa Celal Bayar University Faculty of Medicine in 2008. He completed his specialization training in Pamukkale University Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Department between 2009-2014. Between 2014-2015, he completed his compulsory service at Şanlıurfa Mehmet Akif İnan Training and Research Hospital.

Health Sciences University, where he started working in 2015, Dr. Abduraahman Yurtaslan left his duty at Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital in November 2018...