How long will my breast lift last?

How Long Will the Results of My Breast Lift Last?

Breast lift is a highly sought-after plastic surgery procedure among women who want to restore the perky and firm-looking breasts they have lost over time, after pregnancy and breastfeeding, or weight loss. Over time and due to changes in breast size, the ligaments that hold the breast on the chest loosen, and the skin stretches, which causes the breasts to sag and the nipple to move to a lower position. The procedure removes drooping, saggy skin and repositions the breast mound and the nipple-areolar complex higher on the chest wall. The result is a youthful and more attractive breast contour.

If you are considering breast lift, you may be wondering how long the results will last. The short answer is that it depends, and results vary from patient to patient. Here, Dr. Dennis Bucko and Dr. Brad Mozaffari, both board certified plastic surgeons serving patients in La Jolla and the surrounding San Diego area, discusses the factors that affect the longevity of breast lift results. Read more

Common Questions about Breast Surgery and Nipples

Nipples are an important consideration in any breast surgery. Dr. Dennis Bucko, a trusted breast surgeon in San Diego, is often asked how breast augmentation, breast reduction or breast lift will change the nipples (if at all!). Here, Dr. Bucko has compiled the most common questions he receives about breast surgery and nipples. Read more

Can I Breastfeed after Breast Lift Surgery?

Contrary to what some may believe, not all breast lift patients are past their childbearing years and finished having babies. Some of Dr. Dennis Bucko’s breast lift patients are in their late 20s or 30s and plan to have children in the future. Questions involving how a breast lift might affect nursing are common. Dr. Bucko thought his blog would be the perfect place to answer these questions for women that may have concerns. Read more