Breast lift surgery is on the rise! That fact comes from the latest plastic surgery statistics published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). So, just how many women are choosing this procedure? In their most recent report on cosmetic trends and top procedures, the ASPS reports that over 90,000 breast lift procedures were performed in 2011, alone.
And, if that isn’t impressive enough, consider how breast lift surgery has grown over the last decade. When we compare 2011’s numbers to that of the year 2000, we see a remarkable 72% in growth. Why? The answer is simple – it works!
Unlike breast augmentation which alters breast size, Breast Lift Surgery deals with breast positioning. The procedure aims to improve the appearance of breasts that have sagged and drooped as a result of breastfeeding, weight loss or the natural aging process. During the procedure, we trim excess skin and tighten supporting tissue. The goal is to achieve an uplifted, more youthful bustline. Our practice also offers an advanced technique called the “Lollipop Breast Lift.” Haven’t heard of it before? Read on to learn more about this unique procedure.
Lollipop Breast Lift
While the name may sound silly, the results are anything but! The name comes from the unique lollipop-shaped incisions associated with the procedure. Unlike the traditional horizontal incision, common of a full-pattern breast lift, the Lollipop Breast Lift utilizes one incision around the newly positioned areola and the other appearing as a vertical line under the areola. Often, this results in less scarring.
Another advantage of the Lollipop Breast Lift is that it can be used even in cases of severe breast drooping or “ptosis.” This often cannot be with procedures like the “crescent” breast lift. Think this procedure may be right for you? Schedule a consultation!
Breast Surgeon on Long Island
To learn more about these or any of the procedures we offer, we encourage you to contact us today. Our plastic surgery offices are located in Huntington Station, and you can schedule your consultation at (631) 424-6707. We look forward to meeting you.