Is There Any Doctor Performing the Scarless Breastlift Here in WA? (Photo)

I have seen Dr Horndeski's reviews and photos. This looks amazing. Even women with significant sagging seem to have impressive lift and pretty shape without the scars. I have seen one Dr so far, he says that I am not a good candidate for a reduction but rather need a lift. I want to feel pretty and confident undressed like when I was young. I fear that the scars will be a trade from sad about sagging deflated breasts to sad about scars. Texas is a mighty long haul for surgery... Please advise.

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Creating an aesthetic breast shape and contour

There are many variations of breast lift surgery but all require incisions on the breasts to remove excess skin.  It is really just a complex geometry project to create an aesthetic breast shape and contour.  

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Is There Any Doctor Performing the Scarless Breastlift Here in WA?

         The scars would be around the areolae and in the groove.  This can be done without great difficulty, but there may be a compromise in the conical nature of the breast, which can be difficult to appreciate in photos.  Find a plastic surgeon with ELITE credentials who performs hundreds of breast lifts each year.  Then look at the plastic surgeon's website before and after photo galleries to get a sense of who can deliver the results.  Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

There is no such thing is a scarless breast lift.

One component of a breast lift is to remove excess skin. The more skin removed the longer the incision has to be. There is no such thing as a scarless breast lift.

Vincent N. Zubowicz, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Thank you for the question and the photos.  Anytime there is excess skin and the skin is tightened by making an incision there will be a scar.   The "scarless" breast lift results you are referring to still involve an incision around the areola and one long one under the breast.  The vertical incision for the breast lift type you are referring to is omitted and for some patients this is desireable but for most women who need a breast lift the vertical incision is an important part of providing the ideal breast shape.  The vertical incision is the incision that provides coning or moulding of the breasts therefore reducing the diameter and pushing the breast tissue into a more compact mound.  When this is done properly the ideal breast shape is maximized and the vertical incision heals well with little to no aesthetic issue.  The link below shows the effect the vertical incision.

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Dr Remus Repta

Remus Repta, MD
Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
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S There Any Doctor Performing the Scarless Breastlift Here in WA?

None of the lifts are scarless. At a minimum, if the areolar position is moved there will be a scar around the areola.

With the amount of skin excess, your lift could probably be done without a vertical incision, but would require an incision around the areola, and another in the breast fold, through which the excess skin can be removed. 

When you are ready for an in person consultation, RealSelf has listings of surgeons in your area. You should consider cross referencing the listings from the The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (plasticsurgery dot org). A listing in the ASPS website assures you that your surgeon is not only board certified,  but also is a member in good standing of the major plastic surgery organization in the U. S. Thank you for your question, best wishes

Scarless breast lift

I agree that Dr. Horndeski's result are nice, but they are not scarless.  A breast lift without scars is not a possibility in your case, but every attempt is made to make the scars as good as possible.  Scarless is simply not a reality. Sorry!

Ronald J. Edelson, MD
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Is There Any Doctor Performing the Scarless Breastlift Here in WA?

There are no surgeons doing scarless breast lifts in WA or anywhere else.

And no one will for the foreseeable future, unless magic becomes part of our repertoire.

In my practice most patients do best with a vertical (or lollipop) mastopexy. This is a powerful breast lift that cones the breast and does not distort the areola.

Most patients do best with an implant at the same time, since the lift alone will not increase the breast's upper fullness. Some surgeons claim they can move breast tissue into the upper breast - I have not found this to work.

All the best.


Eric Pugash, MD
Vancouver Plastic Surgeon
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Scarless Surgery

There is no such thing as a scarless breast surgery, either a lift or an augmentation. While you may have thin scars that are barely noticeable, there will still be scars present. No type of scar will be a great deal though if you don't achieve a pleasing shape to the breast. I would recommend that you speak with several board-certified plastic surgeons in your area to get opinions.

Scarless breast lift

I don't know of an operation that can lift the breast without any scarring. There are many alternatives for placement of the scars, however, and these may or may not be indicated in your situation.  I would recommend an in - person consult with a plastic surgeon in your area.

Is there a scarless breast lift operation? No

Scars are often the reason women shy away from breast lift surgery so the idea of a scarless breast lift is appealing. The technique you mention does in fact have scars which are around the areola and to a fairly significant degree under the fold of the breast. This technique does not include the vertical scar seen in the classic vertical or full mastopexy which you may find very appealing. By your photos you look as though you would benefit from a breast lift surgery and the beast way for you to proceed is to see a few board-certified plastic surgeons in your area and determine if you want to proceed with the techniques they recommend. I wish you well.

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