For patients concerned about the sagging of their breasts, Dr. Richard Zeff may recommend breast lift surgery. Also known as mastopexy, breast lift surgery involves lifting and tightening the breasts into a more youthful position. Dr. Zeff is an experienced breast lift surgeon who performs this procedure at his New Hampshire (NH) center. Serving Maine, Vermont, and all of New England, Dr. Zeff can help patients determine if breast lift, breast augmentation, or another procedure is best suited to their unique needs.
Patients who are interested in breast lift surgery at our Stratham, NH practice should consider the following questions:
If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, a breast lift may be appropriate for you.
Another simple way to determine whether your breasts may be in need of a breast lift is the pencil test. To perform this test, simply stand upright in front of a mirror with your shoulders back in a proper posture position. Without a bra on, take a pencil and slide it under the crease of your breast. When you stand up straight does the pencil stay in place under your breast? If so, you may be a candidate for a breast lift surgery. Be assured that not all patients whose pencil stays in place are in need of a breast lift. Our surgeon, Dr. Richard Zeff will be able to more accurately determine your breast lift needs at the time of your initial consultation.
Contact our breast lift surgeon serving New Hampshire (NH), Maine, Vermont, and the surrounding areas to schedule an initial consultation.
During the breast lift procedure, Dr. Zeff creates incisions on the breast and removes excess skin and tissue to lift and reshape the area. Breast lift incisions may be limited to the area around the nipple or may extend downward to the crease beneath the breast, depending on the amount of lift necessary and the specific needs and goals of the patient as discussed during the pre-surgery consultation. In addition, the nipples are placed in a higher and more natural position. Once complete, the incisions are closed with sutures.
The breast lift procedure is often followed by breast augmentation with implants. Some patients find that the addition of breast implants helps to achieve a fuller look. Small implants may be chosen to achieve this without increasing the size of the breasts dramatically. However, there is also the option of choosing a larger-sized implant to increase breast size. With or without implants, a breast lift is a re-positioning procedure that will help restore a more youthful shape to your breasts without making them smaller. These are all topics that can be discussed during a personal consultation with our experienced breast lift surgeon, Dr. Zeff, at your initial consultation at our New Hampshire (NH) practice.
We look forward to hearing from you! Feel free to contact our plastic surgery center today if you are interested in learning more about breast lift surgery. Plastic surgeon Dr. Zeff serves Maine, New Hampshire (NH), and the rest of New England. Ask about our convenient and affordable financing options.