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Breast Augmentation + Lift

What do your ideal breasts look like? If you’re like many of our patients, qualities like fullness and perkiness may top your list. Breast augmentation with a lift provides women with the ability to increase cup size while addressing breast laxity and sagging. This combination treatment is one of our most popular breast enhancement procedures after pregnancy or weight loss. 

Are you interested in learning more about breast augmentation with a lift? Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center is one of the longest established plastic surgery centers in Sarasota, FL. Our experienced board-certified plastic surgeons can walk you through the procedure and help you decide if this option is right for you. Contact our office to schedule a consultation or learn more about your options for cosmetic breast enhancement

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Breast Augmentation + Lift: Our Most Popular Pairing

Breast augmentation with a lift is a combination of two popular breast procedures: breast augmentation and breast lift surgery. Patients get the best of both procedures, creating a dramatic transformation for the breasts.

Since pregnancy often leads to a dramatic change in breast appearance, a breast lift with augmentation is one of the most popular additions to our mommy makeover.

In breast augmentation, a surgeon places saline or silicone implants into the breasts to increase their size and shape. Implants come in many sizes, allowing each patient to achieve their desired appearance. Breast implants remain in place until you choose to have them removed, so they can provide long-lasting improvement to the breasts’ size and shape. 

A breast lift is a procedure that corrects breast sagging, one of the most common breast-related complaints. A breast lift repositions the breast tissues to a higher placement on the chest wall and restores a youthful breast shape. This treatment can target skin laxity and shape changes after weight loss or pregnancy. 

Could I Benefit From a Breast Lift with Augmentation?

Breast lift with augmentation is a popular procedure at Sarasota Plastic Surgery. If you’re interested in this procedure, we encourage you to reach out to our team to schedule a consultation. During our consultations, patients learn more about this procedure to determine if it is a good fit for their lifestyle, health, and aesthetic goals. View our gallery to see real patient results.

Ideally, patients should be in good health and close to their ideal weight. We realize that each patient is different. Before scheduling your surgery, we’ll meet with you to make sure that this treatment is a safe and effective choice for meeting your aesthetic goals. 

Many women are good candidates for this procedure. This procedure is beneficial for patients that:

What to Expect from a Breast Augmentation With Lift in Sarasota

Breast augmentation with a lift is two separate procedures performed at the same time. This procedure typically takes place while you are under general anesthesia and takes approximately three and a half hours to complete. 

Our surgeons typically perform the breast lift portion of this procedure first. They’ll place incisions that allow them to remove and tighten excess skin. Then, they reshape and lift the underlying breast tissues and use sutures to hold them in place. Some patients may receive areola repositioning or resizing. 

Having completed the breast lift, your surgeon will place breast implants over or under the pectoral muscle, depending on your anatomy and desires. 

A breast lift can transform the breasts’ shape, creating exceptional results. Some surgeons prefer to perform the breast lift on its own, then add implants later if the patient still desires a size increase. Many patients are so delighted by their lifted breast shape that they no longer desire augmentation.

Recovery After Breast Augmentation With Lift

Since this procedure combines two separate surgeries, the recovery timeline is a bit longer than a stand-alone lift or augmentation.

Full recovery from a breast augmentation with lift usually takes eight to 10 weeks, but patients can return to work and other activities much sooner than this timeline. After the procedure, you must limit arm and chest movement for 48 hours to allow the tissues to heal properly. 

While patients are fully recovered after eight to 10 weeks, it will likely take longer to see your results. The implants must go through a process called settling. As the skin and tissues stretch to accommodate the implants, the breast will slowly relax into a more natural-looking position. Approximately six months to a year after surgery, the implants should settle and the scarring will fade. 

Schedule Your Breast Lift With Augmentation Consultation at Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center

Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center is delighted to be one of the longest established plastic surgery practices in Sarasota, FL. Our team of physicians built our practice from the ground up, with a focus on bringing patients the best possible experience from plastic surgery. We focus on providing patients with white-glove treatment in an exceptionally caring environment. Patients feel like family from their very first interaction with us. 

If you’re ready to explore breast surgery with our team of skilled plastic surgeons, we encourage you to reach out to our office and schedule a consultation. Call us at (941) 366-8897 to learn more about our services or to schedule your first visit to our practice. We look forward to welcoming you to the Sarasota Plastic Surgery family soon.

FAQs About Breast Augmentation With Lift in Sarasota, FL

Some scarring is inevitable after this procedure, but our surgeons take steps to minimize its appearance through careful incision placement, advanced suturing techniques, and post-surgical skin care advice. Incisions will fade significantly in the first year after surgery. The placement of your incisions will depend on how much sagging is present. A common breast lift incision pattern includes an incision around the areola, extending downward from the areola to the breast fold, and across the inframammary fold.

We believe in a personalized approach to plastic surgery. Come in for a consultation to receive a detailed quote for the cost of your desired procedure.

All surgeries take place at our on-site surgical center, located on the top floor of Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center. We’ve equipped our facility to adhere to the highest safety standards, and it is fully accredited. 

A breast lift/augmentation combination is the best way to address ptosis and skin laxity in the breast area. Some patients with minor sagging and good skin tone may achieve excellent results with implants alone, but for most patients, the best results will come from this combination approach that lifts and reshapes the breasts, tightens and removes excess skin, and enhances with an implant.

Breast augmentation with a lift reshapes the breast. For many patients, this reshaping leads to a permanent improvement in the breast shape and position. Natural aging will continue, and factors like weight loss or pregnancy can adversely affect the results. For the longest-lasting results, we recommend waiting to have this surgery until you are at your ideal weight and no longer planning future pregnancies. While breast implants may not last a lifetime, modern implants are durable and often last 15 years or longer.

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