Over time, natural changes within our skin mean that it becomes less supportive than before, leading to stretching and sagging. Breast tissue can be heavy and when you combine the natural loss of skin elasticity with the pull of gravity, it is easy to see why breasts start to sag as we age. Fortunately, breast lift surgery can address this issue by removing excess loose tissue and then lifting and reshaping the breasts so they appear fuller, firmer, and perkier.
Exactly what will happen during a breast lift will depend on the type of lift that you need. This is based upon the extent of the sagging that you are experiencing as well as the size of your breasts. In many instances, patients will find that their surgeon also repositions the nipples so that they look natural on your new, higher breasts. The technique that will be used will be explained to you by your surgeon.