Implants or breast lift? (Photo)
Botox Price Calculator
What would you like to change?
Enter your info to request custom estimates from three local providers.
These providers will send a more accurate price based on your needs.
Doctor Answers 28
Implants versus breast lift?
Just an implant...
Breast implants might be sufficient
You might also like...
You would be an excellent candidate for a dual plane BA. No need for the extensive incisions of a lift. Please put an index card in your breast fold. If your nipple is at the edge of the card or below, then you would be a candidate for a lift, either a vertical or anchor or areolar incision. If your nipple is above the edge, you could be a candidate for an internal lift called the dual plane. The video below explains the dual plane internal lift. I also attached an article from a peer-reviewed journal to give you an even better idea. I believe the dual plane and implants alone will do it for you, and that you will not need a lift. Be sure to seek a consultation with a BC PS to be sure. All the best, “Dr. Joe”
Best of luckk,
Make sure you consult with a reputable PS who is well reviewed.
Hard for me to exactly predict without exam but it looks like you should be fine without a lift. That said, I would suggest that you can go ahead with a breast augmentation (get the size that you want, don't be talked into the "get them larger than you want to avoid a lift, and get them over the muscle" arguments). You will likely be happy. If the nipple location isn't acceptable to you, you can revisit the need for a lift in 6 months to a year.
Greg Sexton, M.D.
Lift vs implants
No need for a breast lift
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.