How Do You Know If You Need a Breast Lift or Augmentation?
Patients choose cosmetic breast surgery for many reasons. Some want to enhance their naturally developed breasts… Read On
YES Medspa & Cosmetic Surgery Centre
301-8837 201 Street
Langley, BC V2Y 0C8
Phone: (604) 888-9378
Cosmetic Surgery: Mon–Fri: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Medspa: Mon & Thu: 9 a.m.–7 p.m., Tue, Wed, Fri: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
For many women, changes in the breasts are one of the most difficult aspects of aging, prompting them to seek breast lift surgery in Langley from Dr. Mathew Mosher. Diet and exercise can do little to alter the sagging that comes from pregnancy, weight fluctuations, and the effects of time. Dr. Mosher specializes in breast lift surgery to help women from the Vancouver area correct sagging breasts, drooping nipples, and enlarged areolas. Dr. Mosher is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and offers advanced techniques for your optimal comfort and results.
To find out if a breast lift can renew the shape of your breasts, request a consultation with Dr. Mosher at YES Medspa & Cosmetic Surgery Centre in Langley. He and his compassionate, experienced staff will help you to fully understand all of your options for breast enhancement.
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Breast lift surgery, or mastopexy, can restore a youthful contour and placement to breasts that droop or sag – a condition called ptosis – as well as nipple malposition. The areola (the darker skin around the nipple) also can become enlarged, which distorts the natural proportions of the breast, and this can be addressed as well.
Some women want to enhance their breasts but are not sure if they need a breast lift or breast augmentation. Here is a comparison:
Women who want more breast volume in addition to lifted, reshaped breasts often choose to have these procedures combined.
The cost for a breast lift at our Vancouver-area practice varies with the surgical technique, whether it’s combined with another procedure such as breast augmentation, and individual factors. You will be provided with a personalized price for your procedure during your consultation with Dr. Mosher. Qualified patients can take advantage of financing through Medicard®.
A breast lift does not remove breast tissue (unless balancing of breast volume is needed) but merely tightens the skin and lifts the glandular tissue. Dr. Mosher offers the following techniques for mastopexy; the degree of breast sagging will determine which approach is right for you:
All approaches to this procedure involve some degree of scarring on the breast. Most of our breast lift patients feel that the improved shape is a worthwhile trade-off for the resulting scars. These scars are within normal garment lines (i.e., they will not be visible in a bra or swimsuit) and become less visible with time.
As the Medical Director at YES Medspa & Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Mosher takes great pride in helping patients understand their procedures, explaining the details and answering questions so that they are confident in their choices. Dr. Mosher and the rest of the experienced team at YES take a personalised approach to patient care utilizing experience and expertise sets them apart.Meet Dr. Mosher
Some breast lift patients are eligible to achieve even better upper breast fullness and cleavage without getting breast implants. Although this is not possible for every patient, expert surgical techniques can reposition and re-distribute your own tissues during a breast lift to customize your breast shape. For patients desiring more of their tissue in the upper half of their breasts’ contours, Dr. Mosher can determine during consultation if this can work for you. Good candidates for this technique are women who have enough breast tissue to achieve their desired look within an unpadded bra and who have more of their breast tissue currently below the level of their nipples.
Yes. Many women enjoy multiple improvements from a single surgery by having a combination of procedures performed together. Popular options include:
This surgery is done as an outpatient procedure in our surgery centre under light general anesthesia. The type of breast lift procedure you undergo will depend on the degree of sagging present, and the recommendation of Dr. Mosher. During the operation, the excess skin is removed, and the nipple-areolar complex is lifted to a higher position. The nipple remains attached to nerves and blood supply so that it can remain viable and functional following surgery. The breast tissue is repositioned, reshaped and supported internally to give the breast a more pleasing, youthful shape.
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Your incisions will be lightly dressed, and you will be allowed to wear a normal bra following surgery. Mild discomfort is to be expected, but oral medication will help manage this. You will experience some swelling and bruising for approximately 2 weeks, but most patients can return to work after just a few days. For most of our breast surgery patients, the final results of the procedure are typically achieved after 2 or 3 months with scars continuing to fade for many months.
Patients who have undergone mastopexy are not immune to the effects of gravity and time; their newly lifted breasts will continue to sag as you age. However, most find that their improved breast shape and position is long lasting and very gratifying. Women who combined their lift with breast implants often say that they love shopping for clothes to showcase their enhanced figures.
Patients with mild laxity of the breasts may benefit from nonsurgical skin tightening with Morpheus8 treatments; however, moderate to significant sagging needs to be corrected by removing excess skin with a breast lift.
If you would like to meet with Dr. Mosher to review your options for breast enhancement, request a consultation at YES Medspa & Cosmetic Surgery Centre. Or you can call his office at (604) 888-9378 to schedule an appointment at your convenience.Back to Top