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Breast Lift with Implants in Philadelphia

A breast lift alone cannot duplicate the results that both the lift and implants can achieve.

The combination of a breast lift with breast implants is highly desirable to achieve youthful appearing breasts with full upper pole fullness and cleavage mimicking the “push-up” bra look.

How Do I Know If I Need a Breast Lift With Implants Right for Me?

If you are dissatisfied with your breasts because they have begun to sag, change shape, or lose volume – and you would also like to increase the size of your breasts – a Breast Lift with Implants might be a good choice for you. In a single surgery, your breasts are raised higher on your chest, and implants are also inserted to increase the size of your breasts.

During your consultation, Dr. Subbio will examine you and determine if you are a good candidate for a Breast Lift with Implants. You will work with him to determine the size and type of implant you prefer. Dr. Subbio will even hand-draw you a projected result right in the office!

Procedure for Breast Lift with Implants

The surgery takes about 1-3 hours, depending upon the individual patient. Most Breast Lifts with Implants are performed using general anesthesia. You’ll be anesthetized during your surgery, so you’ll feel no pain.

After the incisions are made, Dr. Subbio removes any excess, stretched skin. Then, he raises the breast tissue, including the nipples and areolas, to a higher position and inserts the implants either above or below the chest muscle. He then closes the incisions with sutures.

All surgeries involve some discomfort after the anesthesia wears off, though. We will give you pain medication to help you get through your recovery as easy as possible. Plus, you can text or call Dr. Subbio at any time with your questions. You can expect some swelling and a feeling of tightness for a few weeks. We will provide a surgical bra for you to wear for a few weeks during the healing process. Tenderness will subside faster than the swelling, which may take a few months to resolve entirely. We ask that you refrain from strenuous exercise for 4-6 weeks.

Incisions for a Breast Lift with Implants

The incisions vary depending upon the patient. Anchor or inverted-T pattern includes an incision around the areola, a vertical incision from the bottom of the areola to the breast crease, and a horizontal incision across the breast crease. This pattern is usually necessary for women who need a significant breast lift.

Lollipop pattern includes an incision around the areola and a vertical incision from the bottom of the areola to the breast crease. There is no horizontal incision under the crease. This is possible only for women who need a moderate breast lift.

The periareolar technique (also called short-scar or donut lift) requires an incision around the areola only. This technique is only possible for women who have very mild sagging.

Why Subbio?

Results: Artistry that speaks for itself
Safety: No expense spared
Training/experience: Fellowship-trained Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon
Minimal Pain: You shouldn’t have to suffer through this process
Accessible: There with you every step of the way

Breast Lift with Implants FAQs

Yes, Dr. Subbio can make your breasts more symmetrical during your Breast Lift with Implants surgery.

Yes, your breasts will be larger and positioned higher immediately, but until the swelling subsides, you won’t be able to see your final results.

Yes. The nipples and areolas often lose their shape as the breast tissue sags. Dr. Subbio can reshape your nipples during your Breast Lift with Implants so that they are a pleasing size and round shape.

No. This is an outpatient procedure, so after a short period of recovery time, you can go home the same day. You will need someone to drive you home, however.

Scars are inevitable after a Breast Lift with Implants, but they will fade and become smoother and less noticeable over time.

Most women go back to work within 1-2 weeks.

You can expect some bruising after a Breast Lift with Implants, but it should go away quickly.

Yes, but it’s better if you sleep on your back for the first couple of weeks.

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In our office, you will be treated like a part of our family. It’s a relaxing, pressure-free haven where you can feel comfortable to ask all of your questions. We think you’ll sense immediately that we care as much about your safety and your beautiful results as you do. Contact us today for a consultation, and find out why Dr. Subbio has earned a reputation as one of Philadelphia’s most trusted and skilled plastic surgeons.