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Breast Lift Techniques

Different Types of Breast Lift Techniques

When you are no longer comfortable about how your breasts look due to sagging breasts or areolas that are pointing downwards, then it maybe time for you to consider a breast lift procedure. Each patient will have different levels of breast sagginess caused by age, pregnancy or significant weight loss and furthermore each patient will have different goals and limitations to what is achievable.

For this reason, when performing a Breast Lift, it is there are 4 main breast lift techniques that are used to complete the procedure.

  • Crescent Lift

Best For: Minor Breast Sagging

Breast Size: Small

The Crescent Lift is ideal for patients where just a minor lift is required. This technique carries the least noticeable scarring and us hidden well where the areola edge and breast meet. The Crescent lift, as shown in the diagram, involves removing a “crescent” shaped section of tissue above the areola and pulling the kin higher to the top of the breast.

Crescent lift provides the patient to get the right perkiness, fullness of the upper breast. It is one of the most popular breast lift techniques, where suitable, and an experienced breast surgeon usually performs this on patients who have minor sagging or the their breasts.

  • Periareolar Lift (Benelli Lift)

Best For: Minor to Moderate Breast Sagging

Breast Size: Small to Medium

The periareolar lift is also known as the Benelli Lift, named after the surgeon who developed the breast lift technique, Louis Benelli. It is also sometimes referred to as a Doughnut lift.

As the diagram shows the incision and skin removal is made around the whole areola and in some cases a little extra is taken from above the areola (like the Crescent Lift) to better compensate for a successful and more symmetrical lift.

  • Lollipop Lift

Best For: Moderate to Major Breast Sagging

Breast Size: Medium to Large

The lollipop breast lift technique is considered by most surgeons as the most commonly performed. A lollipop lift includes two incision points: one around the boundary of the areola, and a vertical incision running from the base of the areola to the inframammary (lower breast) crease, making a lollipop shape.

The reason why this technique is the most commonly use is mainly due to the fact that most patients electing a breast lift fall into the category of medium sized breasts with moderate to major breast sagging.

Anchor Lift

Best For: Major Breast Sagging

Breast Size: Large to Extra Large

On the chance that you have a major sagging of the breast with areolas that point completely downwards, an anchor lift which allows an experienced breast surgeon to remove a lot of excessive skin and drooping tissues, may give the exact results that you are looking for. This breast lift technique includes three incision areas: around the boundary of the nipples, a vertical incision running from the bottom of the areola down to the breast fold, and a third incision along the bottom crease of the breast. Your surgeon might wish to elect this technique where the there is a decrease in breast mass. While the anchor mastopexy accompanies some obvious scarring, these ordinarily will lighten and virtually disappear over time and are effectively covered up by your bra or when wearing a bikini top.

Sanjay Rai

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