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What Are the Health Benefits of a Breast Lift?

Posted December 28, 2020 in Breast Lift

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While not as common or well-known as a breast augmentation, a breast lift provides many emotional and physical benefits. 

Woman with hands over her bra, lifting up her breasts.

A breast lift is a surgical procedure that raises the breasts while removing excess skin, thus creating a natural, contoured shape. Besides restoring a more youthful, perkier bustline, a breast lift can help relieve physical discomfort and pesky skin irritations.

How Can a Breast Lift Restore Comfort?

A breast lift addresses sagging breasts. Although breast ptosis (sagging) does not create as much discomfort as overly large breasts (which can be addressed with a breast reduction and lift), it still causes stress on the body and can lead to breast pain—particularly when not wearing a bra.

By reducing excess skin and tightening the breast tissues, the breast is less likely to hang ponderously. Therefore, by reducing breast sagging, the patient will experience less pain during exercise. Treating drooping breasts may also alleviate back pain in some patients.

How Can a Breast Lift Reduce Skin Irritations?

When the breasts sag, they rub against the skin on the ribcage. This results in chafing under the breasts and can lead to rashes, bumps, and open sores (particularly when exercising and sweating). While a supportive bra or sports bra can help lessen this friction, it is not enough to eliminate it completely.

Fortunately, a breast lift tightens the glandular tissues, which raises the breasts to their natural position on the chest. This process eliminates the contact between the breasts and the skin below it and, therefore, eliminates any chance of chafing, sores, or bacterial infections.

How Can a Breast Lift Improve My Everyday Life?

A breast lift gives you the freedom to once again feel comfortable with the look of your breasts. 

It is a sad but true fact that your breasts go through a lot over the decades. From weight fluctuations to pregnancy to breastfeeding, your breasts don’t have an easy time. A breast lift (whether performed alone or in combination with another breast surgery) can help you experience both physical and emotional comfort. 

This surgery will help you feel more comfortable exercising, feel more daring to reveal your breasts and abdomen in bathing suits, and feel more confident in your skin.

Interested in Learning More?

There are many health benefits of undergoing a breast lift. If you would like to learn more about a breast lift, contact Dr. Hochstein by calling (305) 931-3338 or filling out our online contact form. Dr. Hochstein performs many breast enhancement surgeries, including a breast lift, a breast augmentation, and a breast revision in Miami.

Miami Florida Plastic Surgeon | Leonard M. Hochstein M.D.

Leonard M. Hochstein M.D.
Address: 585 NW 161st Street, Miami, Florida 33169
(Miami Metro)
Telephone:(305) 931-3338
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