Breast Lift

Gary Burton, MD

Plastic Surgeon located in Bowie, MD

A breast lift is a great choice if you want to achieve a more youthful breast contour since it raises and reshapes your breasts. Dr. Gary Burton, performs breast lift surgeries at his office in Bowie to give patients the look they desire. To learn how you can have perkier breasts, call or request an appointment online today.

Breast Lift Q & A

What is a breast lift?

A full breast lift, otherwise known as a mastopexy, eliminates the extra skin around your breasts to lift and reshape them for a more youthful contour. A breast lift can boost your confidence when you’re naked or wearing clothes, make shopping a more pleasurable experience, and improve the overall appearance of your body.

Who are the candidates for a breast lift?

As you age or particularly, as you have children and breastfeed, your breasts can develop a sag. A mild droop is when your nipples drop below your breasts, while nipples that point towards the ground are considered an advanced droop.

The best candidates for a breast lift procedure have some droop, less volume, and stretched skin in the breasts because of:

  • Weight loss
  • Natural aging
  • Nursing
  • Pregnancy

A breast lift can help correct uneven or asymmetrical breasts, too.

What is the procedure for a breast lift like?

During your consultation, Dr. Burton carefully evaluates your breasts, health history, and other factors to determine if a breast lift is the best option for you. He discusses your aesthetic goals and sets expectations for what your breasts would look like after a breast lift.

During your breast lift procedure, Dr. Burton makes every effort to minimize the number of incisions used in an effort to minimize visible scarring. The whole procedure usually lasts between two to four hours. You may also have breast implants added during your breast lift to give yourself a fuller, voluptuous look.

What happens after my breast lift?

After your breast lift, you recover at home. At your first post-surgery appointment, a few days after your procedure, Dr. Burton will place you in a supportive recovery bra. Discomfort is minimal and most patients are able to go back to work after just a week. You can resume normal physical activity like going to the gym after three to four weeks.

When you’re ready to have youthful, perky breasts, call Dr. Burton’s office or request an appointment online today.