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Inverted - T lift with implants after surgery
Inverted - T lift with implants after surgery

illustration of inverted-t lift with implants

This figure shows the final skin closure and the breast shape after surgery. After removal of the skin, the areola is slid into a higher position and the skin is wrapped around the breast tissue and closed with dissolvable sutures.  During the first few weeks after surgery, the breasts are tight, swollen and perky.

Inverted - T surgery
Inverted - T surgery

illustration of inverted-t lift and implants

The inverted "T" breast lift results in removal of skin from around the areola, down the center of the breast and from the lower portion of the breast. The areola remains attached to the breast tissue, nerves, and blood vessels. This technique is used in moderate to severe cases of breast ptosis.

Inverted - T lift results
Inverted - T lift results

illustration of inverted-t lift with implants after recovery

This figure shows the results of an inverted-T breast lift after several weeks of healing. The upper breast fullness and swelling have resolved, the breast tissue has "dropped", and the lower poles of the breasts have rounded out.

Vertical lift and augmentation after surgery
Vertical lift and augmentation after surgery

illustration of vertical lift with implants

Here is the vertical breast lift and augmentation after the implants have been placed and the incisions are closed. Note the scar around the areola and down the center of the breast in the shape of a lollipop. The first few weeks after surgery implants are slightly high on the chest and the lower breast is flat and tight.

Vertical breast lift surgery
Vertical breast lift surgery

Illustration of vertical lift and augmentation

This is an example of a vertical breast lift. The implant is inserted through the lower part of the skin cut-out. The areola is then slid into a higher position and the skin is tightened and closed around the areola. Often, the deeper layers of tissue are also sewn together and tightened to shape the breast.

Vertical lift and augmentation results
Vertical lift and augmentation results

illustration of vertical lift with implants

This figure shows the results of a vertical breast lift after several weeks of healing. The upper breast fullness and swelling have resolved, the breast tissue has "dropped", and the lower poles of the breasts have rounded out.

Areolar lift and augmentation results
Areolar lift and augmentation results

Illustration of circumareolar lift

This drawing shows a circumareolar mastopexy and augmentation. For the first few weeks after surgery, the implant is high on the chest and the skin is very puckered around the areola. Over time, the puckered skin flattens and the implants settle at the bases of the breasts.

Circumareolar breast lift
Circumareolar breast lift

illustration of areolar lift and augmentation

This example of a circumareolar breast lift shows the circular pattern of skin that is removed around the areolas. The implants are placed through the lower edge of the areolas The skin is then tightened around the areolas like a "purse string" and the breasts are lifted and the areolas are repositioned in a higher location.

Breast Augmentation and Lift Video
Breast Augmentation and Lift Video

Vertical Breast Lift And Augmentation

Vertical Breast Lift And Augmentation Technique

illustration of vertical lift with implants

This figure shows the results of an vertical breast lift after several weeks of healing. The upper breast fullness and swelling have resolved, the breast tissue has "dropped", and the lower poles of the breasts have rounded out.

Vertical breast lift and augmentation is for women with inadequate breast size and mild to moderate breast ptosis.

With this technique, a central, vertical key-hole incision is made. Once the skin is removed, a breast implant is placed through the lower part of the cut-out.

Often, the deep layer of the breast tissue is sutured together to shape the breast. Finally, the areola is slid into a higher position and the skin is closed around the areola and down the center of the breast. The final scar is like a lollipop, with a scar around the areola and straight down the center of the breast to the breast fold.

On occasion, a small transverse scar is placed in the lower breast fold to help smooth out the closure.

Vertical Breast Lift And Augmentation Recovery

This technique typically does not cause puckering of the skin around the areola (as does the areolar breast lift), but it does leave the breast implants very high and perky and the bases of the breasts are very tight and flat. Within a few weeks after surgery, the implants drop and the breasts soften and begin to assume a nice appearance.

Illustration of vertical lift and augmentation

This is an example of a vertical breast lift. The implant is inserted through the lower part of the skin cut-out. The areola is then slid into a higher position and the skin is tightened and closed around the areola. Often, the deeper layers of tissue are also sewn together and tightened to shape the breast.

illustration of vertical lift with implants

Here is the vertical breast lift and augmentation after the implants have been placed and the incisions are closed. Note the scar around the areola and down the center of the breast in the shape of a lollipop. The first few weeks after surgery implants are slightly high on the chest and the lower breast is flat and tight.