Mastopexy (breast lift) – is a surgery performed to raise and reshape breasts that have sagged after pregnancy, weight loss, aging or other reasons. Excess breast tissues (gland, adipose, skin) are removed, the nipple-areola complex is transposed higher upon the breast hemisphere. In some cases mastopexy can be combined with breast augmentation surgery.

Circumareolar lift – recommended for women with small breasts. Incision is made only around the nipple-areola complex. . Scarring is minimal.

Circumvertical lift – the most popular technique. Incision is made around the circumference of the nipple-areola complex and vertical from the lower edge of the nipple-areola complex periphery to the inframammary fold. Breast tissues are removed and reshaped to achieve the desired contour. The nipple and areola may be moved higher or resized as well.

  • is carried out under general anesthesia;
  • you can leave the clinic in 1 or 3 days after the surgery;
  • lasts no more than 3 hours;
  • stitches are removed within 2 weeks;
  • the convalesce period – from 1 to 2 weeks;
  • surgical dressing should be worn for 4-6 weeks after the surgery.


  • small body temperature increase can be observed within several days after the surgery;
  • it is not recommended to take a shower within 7-10 days after the surgery;
  • it is recommended to avoid physical activity within 1 month after the surgery.

You will see the final result in 2-3 months


  • aspirin use;
  • tobacco smoking;
  • infectious and oncological diseases;
  • diabetes;
  • systemic illness;
  • pregnancy and lactation;
  • age till 18 years.

For patients

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How to prepare to your surgery

Required tests list