Breast Lift

Over time, your breasts may begin to droop or sag as a result of aging, weight loss, or pregnancy. A breast lift at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery can help restore your breasts to a youthful position and create a more flattering appearance. Our surgeons have helped many women regain their breast contour or improve their existing breast position with this transformative surgery.

For optimal results, this procedure requires an experienced surgeon who understands how important it is to create a treatment plan customized to each individual’s shape and goals. The plastic surgeons at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery can create a surgical plan tailored to your needs. Request a consultation online or call  (636) 530-6161 to set up an evaluation with one of our surgeons.

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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

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Case #122

This 42-year-old patient was left with loose and sagging skin on her stomach after losing 30 pounds. After staying on a consistent diet and working out, the skin laxity was not improving. This patient desired lifted breasts, and the loose and sagging skin on her abdomen to be addressed.This patient is in love with her results. She is now able... Read More
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Case #155

This 35-year-old patient is a mother of three. She came in seeking a breast lift and an abdominoplasty. Her main concerns were the laxity of skin on her abdomen, laxity of muscle to the abdomen, and her deflated and sagging breasts.Dr. Prada preformed a vertical mastopexy augmentation with an anchor incision. She could not be happier with... Read More
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Case #61

Breast lift.
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Case #109

-8 months post operation- ⁣After losing 100 pounds, this patient came in for a mommy makeover. As part of her initial consultation, she was unhappy with the droopy and flat appearance of her breasts and the laxity in her abdomen. She desired more perky and upright breasts and for the front of her abdomen to appear flatter.⁣⁣Dr.... Read More
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Case #112

-Two Years Post full mastopexy, bilateral breast augmentation, extended abdominoplasty, and liposuction-This 47 year old patient came in desiring fullness and her nipple placement higher. She wanted her breasts to be more perky and not be hanging. After having five children, this patient wanted her abdomen area tightened and to raise, lift... Read More
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Case #145

2 Months Post Bilateral Breast Reduction. This is 55-year old patient who came to Dr. Lund desiring a change in her breasts. Later in her life she started having problems with the size of her breasts. Throughout her life, she noticed that her breast size kept increasing. She was unhappy with them. She did not like the look of them, and... Read More
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Case #161

This 51- year old patient came in seeking a breast augmentation and an abdominoplasty procedure. After losing 70 pounds, this patient was unhappy with the look of her breasts and abdomen. She desired fuller breasts with a lifted appearance, and she wanted her abdomen to be more natural in shape and lose the looseness and laxity of it.Here... Read More
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Case #150

27-year-old patient who desired naturally fuller and perkier breasts. This patients breasts have always been larger and droopier than she would like and she decided to make a change. Dr. Nathan first preformed a bilateral mastopexy, and later preformed a breast augmentation and used 360cc implants to give the patient the upper fullness... Read More
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Case #140

- 3 Months Post bilateral vertical augmentation mastopexy-This is a 27-year old patient who desired bigger breasts. She was unhappy with the drooping and small appearance of her breasts. 👎Dr. Nathan performed a bilateral vertical augmentation mastopexy. He used 445cc silicone-gel filled implants to achieve this patient’s desired look.... Read More
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Case #52

This 24-year-old patient of Dr. William Huffaker chose a combined breast augmentation and lift here in St. Louis for a significant transformation. She selected smooth, round, liquid silicone implants and a lift with the ellipse technique for relatively discreet scars.  Read More
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Ellipse breast lift with silicone implants.
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Case #18

37 year old female, mother of three. Opted for a vertical breast lift and a silicone breast augmentation. 
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Case #80

Dr. Huffaker performed a breast lift surgery with implants, also known as a mastopexy with breast augmentation. Before surgery, her breasts were noticeably sagging. After surgery, she has a new and improved silhouette. 
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Case #38

42 year old woman with vertical breast lift, silicone breast augmentaation, and extended tummy tuck.
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Case #22

58 year old woman, came in for a tummy tuck and a vertical breast lift and silicone augmentation.
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Case #121

Part One Reveal of this mommy makeover.This 41-year-old patient came in desiring some change in her appearance. This patient is a mother of three and after losing 20 lbs., this patient was left with excess skin around her abdomen, hips and thighs. She also wanted her sagging breasts to be addressed. This patient had an extended... Read More
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Case #99

Dr. Charles Nathan performed a breast lift on this woman, addressing her assymmetry and sagginess to improve the shape and appearance of her breasts. 
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34 year old woman with vertical breast lift.
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Case #55

46 year old woman with an "auto-augmentation," a breast lift that uses the patient's own tissue to augment the breast.
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39 year old woman with a vertical mastopexy.
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Breast lift.
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Case #78

Vertical breast lift with silicone implants under the muscle.
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Case #25

48 year old woman, came in for a Mommy Makeover: extended tummy tuck, vertical breast lift, and breast augmentation.

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

What Is a Breast Lift?

A breast lift procedure is used to create a better breast shape and elevate the breasts to a perkier position. During breast lift surgery, your surgeon tightens and repositions the underlying breast tissue and removes sagging or excess skin. Your surgeon may also resize your areolas for a more proportionate appearance.

At St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery, our surgeons offer 4 distinct variations of breast lift surgery that may be right for you based on the degree of lift needed and the amount of skin or fat to be removed. Some women may also choose to undergo breast augmentation in conjunction with their breast lift surgeries in order to enhance their breasts’ size as well as shape. Others may want to downsize and may be good candidates for a breast reduction. Our surgeons plan a procedure that meets all your needs.

Our Difference

  • Natural, long-lasting results that are never overdone
  • Personalized surgical plans
  • Honest and comprehensive consultations
  • Reduced downtime and comfortable recovery

See more reasons why people choose St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery. View real patient testimonials.

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Your Surgery

In our St. Louis practice, breast lift surgery is almost always performed while you are under general anesthesia. Once you are fully anesthetized, the procedure begins with 1 of several incision options:

  • Along the top of the areola
  • Completely around the areola
  • Around the areola and vertically down the bottom of the breast
  • Around the areola, vertically down the bottom of the breast, and along the breast crease
  • A combination of these patterns

A Variety of Incision Options

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Keep in mind that the type of incision that’s appropriate for you generally depends on the scope of your surgery. Patients who require a more significant lift often require a more significant incision. However, our surgeons understand that scarring is a primary concern. During your consultation, your surgeon explains to you which incision may be right for your needs and the special steps you can both take to prevent excessive scarring.

Once the incision is made, your surgeon removes excess skin and tissue, then tightens and reshapes the surrounding tissues. He may also reposition your nipple to a more natural height and reduce the size of your areolas. Once both breasts have been reshaped, your surgeon closes the incisions.

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Preparing for a Smooth Recovery

  • Arrange for help: You’ll need someone to drive you home and help around the house for a day or 2.
  • Prep your home: Stock up on simple meals, take care of errands, and make sure you have books, a tablet, or the TV remote handy.
  • Fill your prescriptions: We’ll give you prescriptions to fill at your last appointment before surgery.

Your Recovery

At St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery, we specialize in rapid recovery techniques. Most of our breast lift patients are able to comfortably return to work within 5 days after their procedures.

Our skilled surgical methods produce less trauma to the body, which means that your recuperation will likely be relatively brief and comfortable. However, during this time it’s still important to care for yourself properly. Breast lift patients should still avoid vigorous activities, especially those that require the upper body, for several weeks. This allows the affected tissues to heal properly. During your consultation, you and your surgeon review your projected recuperation so that you have a better understanding of what to expect.

Your Results

By addressing sagging or dropping breasts, a breast lift results in a firmer, tighter, and perkier look. Final results take a few months to develop as swelling decreases and incision lines fade. For most patients, though, the improvement is clear immediately. Many patients say they procedure helps them feel as though their femininity has been restored after years of not feeling as confident as they should.

I am so happy with the results of breast surgery. I can go anywhere and feel amazing. I should have done this a long time ago!”

Your results may vary.

– Leandra S. Read more reviews from our patients.

When you’re ready to take the next step, request a consultation online, or schedule your appointment with our helpful office staff at  (636) 530-6161.

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