The Price of Rejuvenating Your Breasts
The skin of the breast is very delicate. Many different life changes affect its suppleness and elasticity. Breastfeeding and pregnancy cause the breasts to swell, but once children are weaned the breast loses the volume and often does not rebound to its natural perk. Patients who benefit from bariatric surgery or other significant weight loss programs often experience a similar loss of breast volume and position. Of course, natural aging also affects the elasticity of the breast skin and tissue. Patientswho encounter dissatisfying changes to the shape and position of the breast as a result of weight loss, pregnancy and breast feeding or natural aging often seek breast lifts as a solution to rejuvenate their natural curves.
As you search for information about breast lift surgery, it is only natural that you would wonder about the cost of the procedure. On this page, you will find general information about breast lift cost. During your initial consultation at our San Jose plastic surgery practice with Dr. A.M. Yenikomshian, he will discuss the specific cost of your procedure, along with other important issues so that you can make an educated decision about whether to proceed with breast lift surgery. Simply contact The Center for Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery today, and we’ll take care of the rest.
Am I a candidate for Breast Lift Surgery?
If you are dissatisfied with the position of your breasts, you might be interested in the benefits of a breast lift. It is common for breasts to shift in position and volume with age, however this ‘sag’ can create discomfort, make it difficult to fit attractively into clothing and in general affect body confidence. Breast lift surgery restores the breasts to a heightened and youthful position. A breast lift with augmentation repositions the breasts while also restoring lost volume.
As with all surgery, women in good health are candidates for breast lift surgery. San Jose and Los Gatos area patients whose breasts have lost volume and appear deflated may benefit from breast lift surgery. Natural by unappealing sagging often occurs after pregnancy, breast feeding, significant weight loss, or as skin loses elasticity with age. As pregnancy changes the volume of the breast causing the skin to stretch further, it is recommended that patients wait until after their last pregnancy to undertake breast lift surgery.
What is a breast lift procedure like?
Dr. Yenikomshian tailors the breast lift procedure to each individual. Surgical techniques and details vary from patient to patient. Typically Dr. Yenikomshian creates an incision around the areola and beneath the breast (sometimes known as a lollipop incision)( Sometimes an anchor shaped scar is better) to remove excess skin. He then lifts the breast to the desired youthful position. For patients seeking increased volume, a saline or silicone implant will be inserted and positioned at this time.
Patients will experience some recovery downtime in the days following surgery, however most patients return to normal activities within a few weeks. Surgical support garments will need to be worn as the body recovers from surgery.
What is the cost of a breast lift?
Procedures vary greatly depending on patient needs. As a result, so do the costs of surgical procedures like breast lifts.The professional fee for breast lifts in the San Jose area typically costs between $5500 and $6500. Breast lifts that include breast implants cost slightly more. Financing options are available to cover surgical costs for qualified patients.
Breast lift procedures help increase patient comfort while also offering a boost in body confidence. If you are dissatisfied with the position of your breasts due to weight loss, age or the effects of breast feeding and pregnancy, call 408-356-7788 to set-up a complimentary consultation with Dr. Yenikomshian to learn how a breast lift can help restore your profile to a natural and youthful look.