Breasts change over time, losing their youthful shape and firmness. Many women want to regain the shapely breasts they once had. These changes and loss of skin elasticity may result from:

  • Pregnancy

  • Breastfeeding

  • Weight Fluctuations

  • Aging

  • Gravity

  • Heredity

Dr. Tim Love is a board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in breast lift procedures in Oklahoma City. He will help set reasonable expectations for the outcome of the breast lift procedure and explain the procedure in detail.

A breast lift raises and firms the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour. Sometimes the areola becomes enlarged and a breast lift can reduce this as well.

A breast lift does not significantly change the size of the breast or round out the upper part (upper pole). Breast augmentation may be simultaneously performed to recapture a more youthful appearance.

In Oklahoma, mastopexy surgery remains one of the most popular cosmetic breast procedures. Generally, the procedure is simple and involves minimal incisions. The breast is then tightened and reshaped to revitalize the appearance.

Good Candidates for a Breast Lift

A breast lift is a highly individualized procedure. It is best performed on patients who:

  • Do not smoke

  • Have a positive outlook and specific, realistic goals in mind

  • Have breasts that sag or have lost shape and volume.

  • Have breasts that have a flatter, elongated shape or are pendulous

  • Have nipples & areolas that point downward and/or fall below the inframamary fold.

  • Have stretched skin and enlarged areolas

  • Have one breast lower than the other

The Surgery

Breast lift surgery can be achieved through a variety of incision patterns and techniques. The appropriate technique for you will be determined based upon:

  • Breast size and shape

  • Size and position of the areolas

  • Degree of breast sagging

  • Skin quality and elasticity as well as amount of excess skin

The breast tissue is lifted and reshaped to improve breast contour and firmness. The nipple and areola are repositioned to a natural, more youthful height. If necessary, enlarged areolas are reduced by excising skin at the perimeter. Excess breast skin is removed to compensate for a loss of elasticity.

The visible improvements of a breast lift are immediate. Over time, post-surgical swelling will resolve and incision lines will fade. Your final result should restore a more youthful and uplifted position and also help you feel more confident about yourself.

How do I know Dr. Love is the best breast surgeon for me?

  • 30+ years of cosmetic surgery experience in Oklahoma.

  • Known for his dedication to providing the best patient-centered care and exceptional results. Hundreds of satisfied patients – read their reviews.

  • Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

  • Leader in his field: Dr. Love was one of only 20 U.S. surgeons selected to pioneer shaped implants in the nation, and operated on the first U.S. patient in the historical “CORE” gel implant study.

  • Advanced technology: We’re the only practice in the market offering Profound.

  • A comfortable and convenient OKC location, and a great, caring team.

  • Voted the best plastic surgeon in Oklahoma City in multiple readers’ choice contests.

Contact Dr. Tim R. Love today to schedule your consultation: (405) 751-LOVE (5683)

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