We all are pretty much aware of the types of breast surgeries. Still people are often mistaken about breast augmentation and breast lift. Breast augmentation is done when the individual wants to reshape and resize the breasts. It is done on someone who is dissatisfied with breast size and shape. With breast lift, things are a little different. Breast lift can be performed along with breast augmentation. Breast lifting is nevertheless a surgical procedure which has to be done by a qualified surgeon. But it still has to be understood carefully that under what circumstances is lifting done.
Over time, breasts tend to lose their shape and become saggy. The reason might be age, weight fluctuations, pregnancies etc. Middle aged women especially are prone to loss of firmness of breasts and can thus opt for breast lifting. Saggy breasts are often a concern while wearing certain clothes like swimsuits and cocktail dresses. In such cases, breast lift can considerably help increase the volume and firmness of your breasts. Another reason behind going for breast lift is asymmetry and unequal positioning of breasts. Lot of times, there is a noticeable difference in size and shape of two breasts. This can be very discomforting. Breast lift along with augmentation can correct the concern and your breasts will be well contoured. In a lot of cases, unequal positioning is caused due to mastectomy. Even after mastectomy, breast lifting can be done to equalise the breast size and shape. Breast lifting is generally performed on someone with a considerably higher bust size. It may not be effective on someone with smaller breasts. Breast lifting can also be done along with breast reduction. Large bust size also becomes saggy with age and thus, reducing bust size and lifting them surgically will give a more youthful appearance.
Breast lifting is not generally covered under health insurance. But in some cases, especially if it is done after mastectomy, some amount or even full amount of the surgery can be covered by health insurance. Breast feeding also won’t be a problem as milk duct is left untouched during the surgery. However, it is better to confirm with our plastic surgeons in Miami about breast lift Miami and normality of breast feeding.