Sometimes, a breast lift alone is not enough to achieve the desired results. Sometimes due to aging, weight loss or pregnancies breasts might look a little saggy, you surgeon will recommend an implant to restore its fullness and round shape.
When you combine a breast lift with implants you don’t need as much volume on the implant because the breast lift itself will reshape the breast. Also, not only will your cup size will increase with these procedures combined they will also have a better look than by getting one of them.
The surgery takes from 90 to 150 minutes. The surgeon will make an incision around the areola, vertically down from the breast crease and horizontally along the breast. The implants will be placed through the incisions under the chest muscle.
After the procedure, you will be instructed to wear a support girdle. Your breasts might be swollen for a couple of weeks. You will be prescribed medication to reduce any pain and soreness around the incisions. Some patients return to work after the first week though you will have to limit exercise or any hard efforts for the first 2 to 6 weeks.