What is a Breast Augmentation with a Lift?

Breast augmentation with a lift, often referred to as "mastopexy augmentation", is a cosmetic surgery that combines two procedures: breast augmentation to increase breast size using implants and a breast lift to lift and reshape sagging breasts. This breast augmentation with a lift in NYC is ideal for women who want both increased volume and improved breast shape and position. It's performed in a single surgery to achieve a fuller and more youthful breast appearance.

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What are the Benefits of Breast Augmentation with a Lift?

If you’re seeking dramatic improvements to the overall appearance of your breasts, breast augmentation with lift can offer all of the following benefits:

  • Enhanced breast size, shape, and symmetry
  • A more youthful, perky breast position
  • A more curvaceous figureComprehensive results from only one procedure
  • Long-lasting, natural-looking results
  • Increased wardrobe options
  • Improved self-confidence and self-image

Why choose Dr. Joshua Hyman for breast augmentation and lift?

The beauty of your results will reflect the experience, precision surgical techniques, and artistry of your plastic surgeon. Dr. Hyman is a double-board-certified plastic surgeon and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Dr. Hyman has decades of experience and has performed thousands of successful breast procedures with elegant and nuanced results. He has established an in-house, state-of-the-art surgery center with a perfect safety record. Your breast lift will be performed on-premises rather than at a busy, impersonal hospital or outpatient clinic. The entire experience is performed under the care of top medical professionals who employ the most advanced patient safety protocols.

You will enjoy Dr. Hyman’s warm and relatable personality and his caring bedside manner. He is genuine, talented, and focused on achieving superior outcomes that are customized to your personal aesthetic vision.

What can I Expect from a Breast Augmentation with Lift?

The first step in your procedure will be a private consultation with Dr. Hyman, who will speak with you at length about what can be done to restore a youthful, lifted, and augmented look to your breasts. You will receive Dr. Hyman’s undivided attention without being rushed or pressured. The size, projection, and volume of the implants will be discussed and planned in great detail. Dr. Hyman offers detailed sizing at your initial consultation so you can see which breast implant will help you achieve your goals.

Our Advanced Surgical Techniques

Dr. Hyman performs breast augmentation with lift without placing drains, which is one of the most uncomfortable aspects of traditional breast surgery. His precision approach will reshape your breast tissue and remove excess skin so that your breasts sit at a higher, natural-looking position on your chest, now lovely, rounded, pert, and youthful.

Incision Patterns 

A breast augmentation with lift in NYC requires incisions, with several options for placement. Your unique condition will determine which incision pattern is appropriate in your case.

Periareolar incision

In this procedure, the incision is made around the circumference of the areola, the darker skin around the nipple. This incision pattern is typically for women with minor sagging who do not desire larger implants.

Vertical incision

This incision pattern stretches around the areola and runs vertically down to the lower center of each breast. The incision scars are placed to be invisible, even in bikini tops or plunging bras.

Anchor incision

For women who have more significant breast sagging, an incision encircling the areola, stretching vertically down to the center of the lower portion of each breast and then horizontally along the breast crease, may be the best option. 

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What is the Recovery from Breast Augmentation with Lift?

Your procedure will be performed in our private surgery suite located on our office premises. Once completed, you are free to return home to rest and recover, or we can arrange private nursing care for you. You will have prescription medication for the early stages of your recovery and will need to sleep on your back to avoid putting pressure on your restored breasts.

The Timeline to Recovery

You can expect some swelling and bruising and will need to wear a compression bra to keep your newly enhanced, lifted breasts secure during healing. You will wear a sports bra for about four weeks. A lifted, round breast appearance will be visible at once, and as your breasts settle, they will become more and more attractive. Avoid lifting anything heavy, raising your arms above your shoulders, or any vigorous physical activities until Dr. Hyman allows you to return to your exercise program. You can typically resume your full range of sports and exercise within four weeks. Most patients return to light exercise within two weeks of the procedure.

An Extraordinary Level of Follow-up

We will follow up with you to ensure your recovery is uneventful and will see you several times after your surgery. Our entire team is always available by phone or text. In many cases, Dr. Hyman may perform custom scar treatments to further enhance your lovely new breasts if indicated. You will be thrilled with how you look within seven to ten days.

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Getting Started with Your Breast Augmentation with Lift

If you already have implants, you may have experienced sagging due to the weight of these devices. Some surgeons fail to inform their patients of this risk, leaving them disappointed. If you are in this situation, we invite you to meet with Dr. Hyman to discuss what can be done to create the look you envision. You will be under the care of one of the most accomplished cosmetic surgeons in the NYC area. Call today to schedule your complimentary consultation.

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Breast Augmentation With LiftFAQ

What type of anesthesia is used for breast augmentation with lift?

How long does breast augmentation with lift take?

What type of implants will be used for my procedure?

Will the results of the procedure be permanent?

Who is a good candidate for breast augmentation with lift?

What type of anesthesia is used for breast augmentation with lift?

Typically, breast augmentation with lift is performed using general anesthesia. This means that you will be kept peacefully asleep throughout the procedure.

How long does breast augmentation with lift take?

Although the exact length of the procedure varies from patient to patient, breast augmentation with lift usually takes approximately 90 to 150 minutes to complete.

What type of implants will be used for my procedure?

For your breast augmentation with lift procedure, you’ll be able to choose between silicone implants and saline implants. Silicone implants are known for looking and feeling exceptionally natural, but they are slightly more likely to cause complications down the road. Saline implants are typically a bit firmer and may not look as natural, but because they’re filled with a saltwater solution, they’re extremely safe and very unlikely to cause complications. Dr. Hyman also offers an advanced type of implant called gummy bear implants, which look and feel very natural, hold their shape extremely well, and are unlikely to rupture or leak. When you have your consultation with Dr. Hyman, he’ll discuss your implant options with you and help you make an informed decision.

Will the results of the procedure be permanent?

The results of breast augmentation with lift are generally long-lasting and can sometimes be permanent. However, it’s important to note that things like pregnancy, weight changes, and the effects of aging can impact your results down the road. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and stable weight can improve the longevity of the results.

Who is a good candidate for breast augmentation with lift?

Generally, breast augmentation with lift is a good choice for women who want to improve several aspects of their breasts. If you’re looking to enhance the size and shape of your breasts while also lifting them to a more youthful position and reducing sagging, you could be a good fit for this combination procedure. Breast augmentation with lift is also a great option for individuals who want to achieve comprehensive results without having to undergo two separate procedures and recovery periods. During your consultation with Dr. Hyman, he’ll evaluate your situation and aesthetic goals to help you determine whether or not breast augmentation with lift is an ideal option for you.

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