Learn If a Breast Lift Procedure Is Right for You
Here’s what you should know about board-certified Colorado Springs breast lift surgery:
Today, a breast lift or what are also considered a mastopexy, is a procedure that is becoming more and more popular. Since a lot of women are unhappy with the shape or sagging of their breasts, they will undergo a breast lift in order to reshape and/or even raise the breasts completely.
A breast lift is done by removing the excess skin around the breast and by positioning the tissues and nipples in a higher position.
The board-certified and Mayo clinic specialist, Gregory J. Liebscher, MD, FACS, is a highly-trained and experienced plastic surgeon who performs on men and women. His breast lifting procedures are done in order to boost the self-esteem of each patient that walks through the door. With his knowledge and training, he is able to perform procedures that are very safe and deliver very natural results. By setting up a consultation that is one-on-one, Dr. Liebscher can get a better feel for what each patient is looking to improve.
Video: Colorado Springs Breast Lift Surgery
Dr. Greg Liebscher talks about the breast lift procedure along with the possible risks and expected benefits:
Procedure: the performance of reshaping and raising sagging breasts. This procedure is done by repositioning the tissue and nipples and by reducing any excess skin.
Length of the procedure: 1-2 hours
General anesthesia is given.
Patients can undergo this procedure as an outpatient or inpatient, but it is usually performed as an outpatient procedure.
Recovery period: most patients are back to work in 1-2 weeks. Strenuous activity is can be resumed in about a month, and the fading of scars may take several months or more.
Temporary side effects: discomfort, numbness, dry skin, bruising, as well as swelling of the breasts.
Risks included: infections, loss of feeling, disproportioned nipples, and scarring.
How long do the results typically last?
Results can last longer if breast implants are inserted during the procedure, although pregnancy, aging and weight changes can shorten the duration of results.
Risks to Understand:
Each patient will have different results, as each patient is unique. It is recommended that patients contact Dr. Liebscher if they are interested in cosmetic surgery. Consultations will help clear up any questions and/or concerns. Also, it is very important to keep in mind that all surgeries raise a risk for blood clots, infection, reactions to medication and more. Patients can of course reduce their chances of these risks by making sure they are seeking help from a board-certified plastic surgeon, such as Dr. Gregory Liebscher. Patients should also take any advice from their physician.
Money is accepted in many forms. Cash, credit card, as well as many insurance companies are accepted. Insurance companies, such as Tricare, United Health Care, Humana, Great West, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medical Network and more are accepted. Patients should take their insurance into consideration beforehand, and even check out financing options that are available.
Talk to a Board-certified Plastic Surgeon About Your Breast Lift Procedure
Call 719-634-2503 to schedule a private and confidential consultation with Colorado Springs breast lift surgeon, Dr. Gregory J. Liebscher.