Here’s what you should know about receiving your breast lift (mastopexy) procedure in Colorado Springs, CO, from Gregory J. Liebscher, MD, FACS:
Today, a breast lift surgery 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.
ABPS board-certified and Mayo Clinic-trained, 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: Breast Lift Surgery
Watch this video interview with one of the most respected and experienced plastic surgeons in Colorado Springs – 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.
Watch the video animation for breast lift procedure
Watch the video animation for breast lift with implants procedure
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. Greg Liebscher. Patients should also take any advice from their physician.
Talk to a board-certified plastic surgeon about your breast lift procedure
Call 719-634-2503 to schedule a free cosmetic consultation with Dr. Greg Liebscher.