BREAST LIFT

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

BREAST LIFT IN
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

ALSO KNOWN AS MASTOPEXY

Over the years, factors such as pregnancy, nursing, and the force of gravity can take their toll on the appearance of women’s breasts. These factors combined with decreases in skin elasticity as we age, can cause breasts to lose their shape and firmness, and begin to sag. A breast lift is a surgical procedure that raises and reshapes sagging breasts. A breast lift can also reduce the size of the areola. If your breasts are small or have lost volume after pregnancy or significant weight loss, breast implants can combine with a breast lift to increase the size and firmness of your breasts. If you’re considering a breast lift in Jacksonville, the following information offers a wealth of information about the procedure, how it is performed, and the results you can expect.

Breast Lift in Jacksonville at First Coast Plastic Surgery

FOR A MORE YOUTHFUL APPEARANCE

Over the years, factors such as pregnancy, nursing, and the force of gravity can take their toll on the appearance of women’s breasts. These factors combined with decreases in skin elasticity as we age, can cause breasts to lose their shape and firmness, and begin to sag. A breast lift is a surgical procedure that raises and reshapes sagging breasts. A breast lift can also reduce the size of the areola. If your breasts are small or have lost volume after pregnancy or significant weight loss, breast implants can combine with a breast lift to increase the size and firmness of your breasts. If you’re considering a breast lift in Jacksonville, the following information offers a wealth of information about the procedure, how it is performed, and the results you can expect.

Breast Lift in Jacksonville at First Coast Plastic Surgery
Breast Lift in Jacksonville at First Coast Plastic Surgery

IS BREAST LIFT AN OPTION FOR ME

A breast lift in Jacksonville can enhance the appearance of your breasts and self-confidence. But before you make a final decision to have breast lift surgery, think carefully about your expectations and discuss them with Dr. Csikai.

The best candidates for breast lift are healthy, emotionally stable women who are realistic about what a breast lift procedure can accomplish for them. Women with smaller breasts generally enjoy the most enhancement however, breasts of any size can be lifted. Just remember that if you do have larger breasts, proper support is important to maintaining the results of your breast lift.

Many women elect to have a breast lift because pregnancy and nursing or weight loss has left them with stretched skin and less volume in their breasts and they wish to return their breasts to their former shape and size. A word of caution to women who are planning to have more children. You may want to delay your breast lift procedure until you are finished having and nursing children to avoid recreating the appearance all over again. That said, there are no special risks with breast lifts that affect future pregnancies and the procedure usually doesn’t interfere with breast feeding.

Breast Lift in Jacksonville at First Coast Plastic Surgery

IS BREAST LIFT AN OPTION FOR ME

A breast lift in Jacksonville can enhance the appearance of your breasts and self-confidence. But before you make a final decision to have breast lift surgery, think carefully about your expectations and discuss them with Dr. Csikai.

The best candidates for breast lift are healthy, emotionally stable women who are realistic about what a breast lift procedure can accomplish for them. Women with smaller breasts generally enjoy the most enhancement however, breasts of any size can be lifted. Just remember that if you do have larger breasts, proper support is important to maintaining the results of your breast lift.

Many women elect to have a breast lift because pregnancy and nursing or weight loss has left them with stretched skin and less volume in their breasts and they wish to return their breasts to their former shape and size. A word of caution to women who are planning to have more children. You may want to delay your breast lift procedure until you are finished having and nursing children to avoid recreating the appearance all over again. That said, there are no special risks with breast lifts that affect future pregnancies and the procedure usually doesn’t interfere with breast feeding.

BREAST LIFT

BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTOS

BREAST LIFT

BEFORE AND AFTERS

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ABOUT BREAST LIFT IN JACKSONVILLE

AT FIRST COAST PLASTIC SURGERY

YOUR INITIAL CONSULTATION

Breast Lift in Jacksonville at First Coast Plastic Surgery

During your initial consultation, it’s important to discuss your expectations frankly. Dr. Csikai understands that every patient has different goals and will be careful to understand yours so that he can properly set your expectations.

Your consultation will include a close examination and measurements of your breasts. Dr. Csikai will discuss variables that may affect his recommendations. And he will give consideration to your age, the size and shape of your breasts, the condition of your skin and if implants will help you achieve your goals. You should also discuss nipple and areola position as they will be moved up during the procedure.

Dr. Csikai will describe the procedure in detail and explain any risks and limitations. This will include describing incision locations that will result in visible scaring and discoloration initially but with care and the use of products such as SCARGUARD REPAIR LIQUID and NUVADERMIS Silicone Scar Tape, scars from your breast lift can be greatly reduced over time.

After your consultation with Dr. Csikai and if you feel completely comfortable and would like to proceed with breast lift surgery, you will meet with our surgery coordinator who will confirm all of the decisions you and Dr. Csikai have made. Your surgery date will be scheduled and you will be given important instructions on how to prepare for your surgery including guidelines on eating and drinking, smoking, and taking or avoiding certain vitamins.

ABOUT BREAST LIFT IN JACKSONVILLE

AT FIRST COAST PLASTIC SURGERY

YOUR INITIAL CONSULTATION

Breast Lift in Jacksonville at First Coast Plastic Surgery

During your initial consultation, it’s important to discuss your expectations frankly. Dr. Csikai understands that every patient has different goals and will be careful to understand yours so that he can properly set your expectations.

Your consultation will include a close examination and measurements of your breasts. Dr. Csikai will discuss variables that may affect his recommendations. And he will give consideration to your age, the size and shape of your breasts, the condition of your skin and if implants will help you achieve your goals. You should also discuss nipple and areola position as they will be moved up during the procedure.

Dr. Csikai will describe the procedure in detail and explain any risks and limitations. This will include describing incision locations that will result in visible scaring and discoloration initially but with care and the use of products such as SCARGUARD REPAIR LIQUID and NUVADERMIS Silicone Scar Tape, scars from your breast lift can be greatly reduced over time.

After your consultation with Dr. Csikai and if you feel completely comfortable and would like to proceed with breast lift surgery, you will meet with our surgery coordinator who will confirm all of the decisions you and Dr. Csikai have made. Your surgery date will be scheduled and you will be given important instructions on how to prepare for your surgery including guidelines on eating and drinking, smoking, and taking or avoiding certain vitamins.

BREAST LIFT SURGERY

Breast lift surgery is an outpatient procedure and is performed at First Coast Plastic Surgery’s on-site ambulatory surgical center with the patient under general anesthesia.

Aesthetically speaking a breast lift procedure will lift breast tissue, nipple and areola to create and improve symmetry, firmness and a more youthful appearance. Breast implants can be added to produce volume, and if your areolas are larger than you like, they can also be reduced during the procedure. Depending on all that can be involved in a breast lift, the procedure can take anywhere from approximately an hour and a half to three and a half hours. The appropriate approach and techniques used will depend on a variety factors and your goals. Your breast shape and size, degree of sagging, amount of extra skin will all be carefully considered. Dr. Csikai will recommend one of the following incision options:

  • Circumareolar (Doughnut) Incision: Some patients, especially those with relatively small breasts and minimal sagging may be candidates for this modified procedure that requires less incisions and barely visible scaring. Incisions are made around the edge of the areola and another outer circular incision is made as required. The skin between the two incisions is removed and the remain beast skin drawn in is reattached at the edge of the areola. The differences in skin to make the scar at the edge of the areola almost invisible after full recovery.
  • Vertical (Lollipop) Incision This incision pattern is best suited to patients with smaller breast sizes, especially when breast implants are added to restore volume. It consists of a circular incision around the areola and a second vertical incision from the bottom of the areola down. The addition of the downward incision allows for additional contouring of the breasts.
  • Wise (Anchor) Incision: As with the other two incision patterns, The anchor incisions are made around the areola, then from the bottom of the areola down to the fold, (where the bottom of the breast meets the torso, and another incision is made horizontally in the fold, centered on the vertical incision. The wise incision allows for most reshaping and contouring.

BREAST LIFT SURGERY

Breast lift surgery is an outpatient procedure and is performed at First Coast Plastic Surgery’s on-site ambulatory surgical center with the patient under general anesthesia.

Aesthetically speaking a breast lift procedure will lift breast tissue, nipple and areola to create and improve symmetry, firmness and a more youthful appearance. Breast implants can be added to produce volume, and if your areolas are larger than you like, they can also be reduced during the procedure. Depending on all that can be involved in a breast lift, the procedure can take anywhere from approximately an hour and a half to three and a half hours. The appropriate approach and techniques used will depend on a variety factors and your goals. Your breast shape and size, degree of sagging, amount of extra skin will all be carefully considered. Dr. Csikai will recommend one of the following incision options:

  • Circumareolar (Doughnut) Incision: Some patients, especially those with relatively small breasts and minimal sagging may be candidates for this modified procedure that requires less incisions and barely visible scaring. Incisions are made around the edge of the areola and another outer circular incision is made as required. The skin between the two incisions is removed and the remain beast skin drawn in is reattached at the edge of the areola. The differences in skin to make the scar at the edge of the areola almost invisible after full recovery.
  • Vertical (Lollipop) Incision This incision pattern is best suited to patients with smaller breast sizes, especially when breast implants are added to restore volume. It consists of a circular incision around the areola and a second vertical incision from the bottom of the areola down. The addition of the downward incision allows for additional contouring of the breasts.
  • Wise (Anchor) Incision: As with the other two incision patterns, The anchor incisions are made around the areola, then from the bottom of the areola down to the fold, (where the bottom of the breast meets the torso, and another incision is made horizontally in the fold, centered on the vertical incision. The wise incision allows for most reshaping and contouring.

RECOVERING AFTER YOUR BREAST LIFT

After breast lift surgery, your breasts will be tender for 2-3 weeks. And you should expect considerable swelling initially with full recovery in 3-6 months. Any pain and discomfort can be mitigated with prescribed pain medication. For the first 60 days, you should wear a soft support bra that easily clasps in the front and does not have underwires. You can drive after you have finished all medications and go back to very light work, usually within a week. You should not participate in any strenuous work, exercise or other activity for a minimum of 6 weeks.

Recovering after your breast lift.

RECOVERING AFTER YOUR BREAST LIFT

After breast lift surgery, your breasts will be tender for 2-3 weeks. And you should expect considerable swelling initially with full recovery in 3-6 months. Any pain and discomfort can be mitigated with prescribed pain medication. For the first 60 days, you should wear a soft support bra that easily clasps in the front and does not have underwires. You can drive after you have finished all medications and go back to very light work, usually within a week. You should not participate in any strenuous work, exercise or other activity for a minimum of 6 weeks.

Recovering after your breast lift.

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First Coast Plastic Surgery is one of your best options for Jacksonville plastic surgery and med spa treatments. Dr. Csikai is a highly trained and experienced plastic surgeon who is very attentive to his patient’s goals and desires. Meet with Dr. Csikai and you will quickly learn why he is one of Northeast Florida’s most sought after plastic surgeons.

SCHEDULE A PERSONAL CONSULTATION

904-730-5052

First Coast Plastic Surgery is one of your best options for Jacksonville plastic surgery and med spa treatments. Dr. Csikai is a highly trained and experienced plastic surgeon who is very attentive to his patient’s goals and desires. Meet with Dr. Csikai and you will quickly learn why he is one of Northeast Florida’s most sought after plastic surgeons.

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904-730-5052
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Fri: 9:00am – 12:00pm

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