Mastopexy, commonly referred to as a breast lift, is a surgical procedure to help restore a perkier, more youthful breast profile. Dr. Lind performs breast lift surgery in Houston, often combined with breast augmentation, to provide the patient with comprehensive contouring results for the upper body.

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Rejuvenate Your Bust with a Breast Lift

With the aging process, the breasts tend to gradually sink down on the chest and succumb to sagging that distorts their appearance and makes it difficult to achieve an ideal fit in swimwear and clothing. Pregnancy and massive weight loss can also negatively affect the projection of the breasts. Dr. Lind understands these concerns and offers a breast lift in Houston procedure to restore confidence and rejuvenate the bustline.

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What is a breast lift?

During a breast lift, Dr. Lind will remove excess, sagging skin from the chest, lifting the breasts, along with the nipples, to a more youthful position. He will focus on achieving a symmetrical, balanced result that is well-suited to your unique anatomy. Enlarged areolas or nipples can be refined to complement your newly reshaped breasts.

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What can I expect from my consultation with Dr. Lind?

Dr. Lind is a Houston-based double board-certified plastic surgeon known for his skill, precision, and meticulous attention to detail, as well as his caring and warm demeanor. He listens carefully to his patients and empowers them with the knowledge and information they need to make the best choices for their future. This is in stark contrast to surgeons who pursue aggressive sales tactics and rush their patients through the consultation process in order to see as many clients as possible. 

Dr. Lind will take his time to make sure your treatment plan fulfills your wishes and lays the groundwork for a successful, long-lasting outcome. Dr. Lind is certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is an active member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Why get a breast lift?

Dr. Lind's breast lift procedure in Houston provides his patients with a more youthful-looking physique, a better fit in bras, tops, and swimsuits, and enhanced self-confidence both socially and professionally. When aging, pregnancy, or weight loss have left the breasts drooping, mastopexy can help restore your profile, correcting breast projection and repositioning the nipples to a more pleasing location.

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Who is an ideal candidate for a breast lift?

An ideal candidate for mastopexy is realistic in their expectations, based on their private consultation with Dr. Lind at his Houston office. They are non-smokers of sound mind and body who are free from any major medical conditions such as bleeding disorders or hypertension. They may struggle with the following:

  • Loss of breast firmness
  • Low-hanging nipples
  • Pendulous breasts
  • Asymmetrical breasts
  • Enlarged areolas
  • Moderate to severe breast ptosis

What can I expect from breast lift surgery with Dr. Lind?

  • Anesthesia – You will receive either general anesthesia or IV sedation that will ensure your comfort is optimized throughout the procedure. Dr. Lind will recommend the best choice during your private consultation.
  • The incision – Dr. Lind will create an incision around the areola, around the areola and down the breast vertically (lollipop,) or around the areola, down the breast vertically, and across the breast crease horizontally (anchor.) He will explain the advantages of each choice during your consultation.
  • Reshaping your breasts – Once the incisions have been made, Dr. Lind will remove excess skin and tissue to create perkier breasts that are attractive and feminine.
  • Repositioning the nipples – Dr. Lind will address enlarged areolas and move the nipples to a more youthful-looking location that is appropriate for your new breast shape.
  • Closing the incisions – After the breasts have been properly contoured and the remaining skin has been sufficiently tightened, Dr. Lind will close the wounds with sutures and place you in the recovery suite. 
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What is breast lift recovery like?

Swelling and pain

Dr. Lind will provide prescription painkillers along with a compression garment that will help reduce your swelling and keep your new breast shape intact. 

Returning to work

Most patients take 3-7 days to rest, after which they can resume working, provided that their job is sedentary.

Resuming exercise

Clients can expect to begin exercising again in around 3-6 weeks, although this is dependent on Dr. Lind’s guidance. 

How much does a breast lift in Houston cost?

Like most surgeries, pricing for breast lift surgery will vary from patient to patient depending on the techniques used, the complexity of the procedure, and on whether any other treatments are undergone at the same time. Breast lift surgery typically costs from $6,500 to $10,000 and may include the surgeon’s fees, facility fees, anesthesia fees, and postoperative garment fees. 

Why choose the Lind Institute of Plastic Surgery in Houston?

Dr. Lind is among the most rigorously trained double board-certified plastic surgeons in the Houston area, and he is devoted to achieving your unique goals for transformation. He focuses on naturally elegant and personalized outcomes for breast surgery, employing an innovative, cutting-edge approach that minimizes downtime and discomfort while upholding the highest standards of safety and quality. If you're interested in scheduling a consultation for a breast lift in Houston with Dr. Lind, please click here to contact us.

Breast Lift FAQ

What are the risks associated with breast lift surgery?

Will I retain nipple sensitivity?

How long will my breast lift results last?

When will the scars fade?

What are the risks associated with breast lift surgery?

Dr. Lind minimizes your risks through a painstakingly precise and conservative approach. However, as with any surgery, there are some unavoidable risks. These include bleeding, infection, anesthesia risks, poor wound healing, temporary numbness, and a poor cosmetic result.

Will I retain nipple sensitivity?

Dr. Lind will do everything possible to preserve your nipple sensation. He will choose the best incision type for your goals and will explain the details of your surgery in depth so that you feel confident moving forward.

How long will my breast lift results last?

The longevity of your results depends on your overall health, the maintenance of your weight, and your avoidance of the sun’s harmful rays. In general, a breast lift will continue to provide you with a shapely and youthful-looking physique for years to come.

When will the scars fade?

Dr. Lind goes to great lengths to ensure that your incisions are well-hidden and inconspicuous. The scars may be more prominent for the first few months, but then they will begin to fade and blend in with your skin tone by months 6-12. We can provide scar creams as well as scar revision techniques if needed.

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