Beverly Hills Breast Lift Surgery
What Is A Breast Lift?
A breast lift, also known as a mastopexy, is a procedure to raise and reshape sagging breasts. As a woman ages, skin loses some elasticity which can cause the breasts to lose their natural shape and firmness. This procedure is designed to elevate the breasts and give them a more youthful appearance. A Beverly Hills breast lift may also be completed in conjunction with breast enlargement surgery (augmentation). Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Firouz specializes in breast lifts and aims to provide every breast lift patient with a unique approach and procedure.
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Reasons for Considering a Beverly Hills Breast Lift
Because each patient is unique, there are many different reasons why someone may choose to undergo a breast lift. Some women want to elevate the breasts due to sagging caused by the effects of aging and gravity. It’s also possible that some want to firm the breasts if they have lost substance due to pregnancy and subsequent breast-feeding. Many women choose to undergo a breast lift in Beverly Hills to re-align your nipples/areolas if they point down or to the side or to bring back natural suppleness after weight loss.
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Dr. Firouz: Beverly Hills Breast Lift Surgeon
When you’re considering undergoing a breast lift, it’s important to select a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Firouz who can exceed your surgical expectations. Beverly Hills breast lift surgeon Dr. Firouz has been providing breast lift procedures in Beverly Hills for quite some time and he prides himself on his ability to provide beautiful results. When you entrust your breast lift to Dr. Firouz, you can rest easy knowing that you couldn’t be in better hands. Dr. Firouz makes sure to address any concerns a patient may have before the surgical process and will also provide patients with extreme post breast lift care. To better understand Dr. Firouz’s extensive background and breast lift knowledge, schedule your initial consult with him today.
Beverly Hills Breast Lift Procedure
The Beverly Hills breast lift surgical procedure usually takes one and a half to three hours. Techniques vary, but the most common procedure involves an anchor-like incision along the underside of the breast. The incision goes around the area where skin will be removed, thus defining how the nipple will be relocated. When the excess skin has been removed, the nipple and areola are moved into a higher position. Dr. Firouz makes sure that the skin surrounding the areola is brought down and together to reshape the breast.
Some patients, especially those with relatively small breasts and minimal sagging, may be candidates for modified procedures requiring less extensive incisions. One such procedure is the “doughnut (or concentric) mastopexy” in which circular incisions are made around the areola and a doughnut-shaped area of skin is removed. Recent innovations in breast lift techniques include minimal incision techniques and nipple sensation reducing procedures.
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Beverly Hills Breast Lift Recovery
Generally, post-operative instructions call for plenty rest and limited movement in order to speed up the healing process and recovery time. Bandages are applied right after surgery to aid the healing process and to minimize movement of the breasts. Once the bandages are removed, the patient will need to wear a specialized surgical bra for several weeks. Patients sometimes report minor pain associated with surgery which can be treated with oral medication. While complications are rare, patients can minimize potential problems by carefully following the post-operative directions given by the surgeon.
Contact Dr. Firouz
Dr. Firouz is a board certified plastic surgeon and reconstructive plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills with a specialization in breast lifts and breast augmentation. If you’d like to learn more about procedures that may be suitable for you, contact Dr. Firouz today to schedule your initial consult.
To learn more about your Los Angeles breast lift options, call 310-274-4321 to schedule your consultation with Los Angeles board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Firouz today.
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Beverly Hills Breast Lift Augmentation Procedure FAQs
Whatever the reason is that a patient decides to undergo a Beverly Hills breast lift, it’s important that they fully understand the procedure and all that it entails. At your initial consultation with Dr. Firouz, he will discuss any and all concerns you may have regarding the procedure. Listed below are some of the more common frequently asked breast lift questions what Dr. Firouz hears often.
A: The answer to this questions varies. While it is possible that your insurance may cover a portion of your procedure, breast lifts are generally viewed as cosmetic plastic surgery resulting in minimal to no insurance help. It’s always a good idea to submit your claim to your insurance company if you’re serious about undergoing a breast lift in case it may be covered or applied toward your deductible.
A: If you’ve ever felt self-conscious about the way your breasts look, you might be a great candidate to undergo a breast lift or boob lift surgery. During your initial consultation with double board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jimmy Firouz, options for a surgery best suited for your needs will be discussed.
A: Yes, it is absolutely safe to breast feed after a breast lift. However, breast feeding immediately following a breast lift or in the coming months is not recommended, as your body will need ample time to heal and adjust.
A: As a general rule of thumb, breast lifts tend to last anywhere from several years to fifteen years. Because each individual who undergoes a breast lift is unique, it’s impossible to put an exact time frame on how long your breast lift will last. Dr. Firouz is an expert in the performance of breast lift surgeries and his patients often return to him for other cosmetic surgery needs.
A: While there is some risk associated with breast lift surgery and a loss of sensation in the nipple, Dr. Firouz takes the proper steps necessary to ensure the safety of his clients at all times. Dr. Firouz will carefully perform your breast lift at his Beverly Hills office with the help of an experienced surgical team.
A: A breast lift is a procedure performed when a person wishes to raise their breasts or return them to their once youthful appearance. A breast reduction is performed when a person is having health issues due to their breasts, including back pain, shoulder pain, and an overall low quality of life.
A: Mastopexy is actually a relatively painless procedure because it is performed under anesthesia. There will be slight discomfort upon waking and in the weeks following your surgery, but your overall comfort level should return to normal in no time. To aid in the recovery process, it’s important to follow Dr. Firouz’s post care regime.
A: As with all surgical procedures, there are some risks that are involved. However, Dr. Firouz’s extensive background and training make him the areas best plastic surgeon, allowing clients to feel at ease in knowing that he will take extremely good care of them. Patients can expect bruising, mild discomfort, and some swelling in the weeks following the procedure.
A: If you’re considering undergoing a breast lift in Beverly Hills, it’s important to select a board certified plastic surgeon breast expert like Dr. Firouz that you can trust. Beverly Hills Breast Lift specialist Dr. Firouz has years of experience in providing clients with the best outcomes that they could have hoped for. With his impressive background in academics, it’s no wonder why Dr. Firouz is the best plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills.
A: Because each patient of Dr. Jimmy Firouz is unique, there isn’t a set time limit on how long the procedure should take. As a general rule of thumb, most Beverly Hills breast lifts take anywhere from 1-3 hours to complete.