Age and gravity are working against most of the women. There are also more reasons, but these are some of the ones that are real important. The physical aspect of the body changes with time. When you grow old, cells grow old too and the skin loses its youth and firm aspect.
In addition, nursing a child can leave marks on the breast and so does losing weight. Women don’t like saggy breasts, and if they continuously worry about their physical aspect, in the end they might get depressed.
From the many medical procedures available, mastopexy is the one that solves all the problems with saggy breasts. It brings back the confidence, it transforms the breast and gives it shape, contour, the woman feels more feminine, and there will be a lot of more self-esteem. People around her will notice the difference in her way of thinking and acting.
It has efficient results and instant. The surgery can be a complicated procedure, but it has 100% efficiency, especially if it’s done by a qualified and specially trained plastic surgeon.
Mastopexy is a medical procedure that is done with a general anesthesia. This can take up between two or three hours, based on the complexity of the case. There are many techniques that could be used, but the most common procedure uses an anchor-shaped incision following the natural contour of the breast.
The tissue that is not needed anymore is taken out, the nipple is repositioned and the mammary gland is set in place with permanent stitches. If the patient decided that a breast implant is also necessary, then the implant will be placed at this point under the pectoral muscle.
After the surgery, the patient will be staying in the medical facility one or two days, when the doctors will deliver special medication like antibiotics. The patient will be wearing a special elastic bandage on top of the medical dressing, as in the first days after the surgery the breasts will be swollen and painful.
The sun is forbidden for a period of time, about 1 year, and there is only one reason – the possible pigmentation of the skin. Instead getting a nice lighter shade where the scar is, if you expose yourself to the sun, you will get a tanned scar. You should remember though that theses scars are pretty big and also permanent, but they can be covered up by the bra or the bathing suit.
The Road to Full Recovery
Once the patient leaves the medical facility, she will need to get back for a check-up after 12 days after surgery. That is the time when the stitches will be removed. There is the need for a special bra to be worn, as this keeps the breasts where they should be and help with the recovery period of time to be shorter.
The sensitivity of the nipple can change, especially if it was repositioned in the time of the surgery. These changes in sensitivity will disappear after about six weeks from the surgery.
A woman can go back to her usual activity in one month since the surgery, but she will have to retain from making strong physical activities. This surgery though will not affect the possibility of breast-feeding in case of a new pregnancy, but the pregnancy itself will affect in a negative way the scars and the position of the breasts.
The scars will be completely healed in about 1 year. For six months you will notice that the scar will become a red color and it may be swollen. After 1 year from the surgery, the scar will get a lighter color, close to the color of the skin and soon there will be just a faint line.
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