procedure is designed solely to lift sagging breasts.
It does not subtract or add tissue. It is usually
done for women whose breast tissue has collapsed
following weight loss, aging or pregnancy, and
if the nipple has fallen below the breast creases.
Surgery involves elevating both the nipple and
the breast tissue, which leaves a noticeable and
permanent scar. Because of the skin's natural
tendency to settle, the tissue will give slightly
after a few months and some sagging will reoccur,
but not to the extent of the original state.
are rare but may include loss of the nipple, infection,
severe scarring, loss of nipple erectile ability
and nipple numbness. Nipple numbness has been
known to be permanent and this could hamper future
ability to breast-feed.