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Dr. Rowley Answers the Question, What is a Breast Lift?

A breast lift, or a mastopexy, is needed when a woman’s nipples are no longer straight, but drooping towards the ground. This usually happens in women who have had children and breastfed, experiencing changes in size and volume of their breasts. Some people have thin, elastic skin and, over time, will experience more droopiness in their breasts than others. In a mastopexy, the nipple-areolar complex is always repositioned or lifted, and skin is then removed to tighten the breast skin envelope.This procedure takes 90 minutes to two hours and is done under general anesthetic in the office operating suite or a surgicenter.

Dr. Rowley Answers, “What is a Breast Lift Going to Look Like?”

“Unfortunately, many patients who come in seeking a mastopexy hope to look like a small-breasted person who has had implants. However, once you have had breast tissue followed by a volume loss, it is very difficult to make breasts look like someone who was never big-breasted to start with. It is very important that patients have a realistic view of this procedure. It is very important to me to spend a long time talking to my patients about what they are hoping for and set realistic expectations for this procedure so they can have a positive outcome.”

About Dr. Jane Rowley

In an era when plastic surgeons were typically trying to speed up their training, Dr. Rowley held herself to a very high standard and completed a full general surgery residency at Creighton University. Dr. Rowley was then Board Certified in General Surgery. She then continued her training in plastic surgery at New York University’s Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, one of the premier plastic surgery training programs in the country with over 25 full-time and part-time plastic surgeons on its faculty. She is part of the exclusive group of surgeons that offer the IDEAL IMPLANT.

Considering breast implants in Lubbock or researching, “what is a breast lift?” Contact Dr. Jane Rowley today to discuss your options and view breast implants before and after surgery. Simply call 806-792-3715 or visit www.rowleyplasticsurgery.com. Dr. Rowley’s office is located at 3519 22nd Place, Lubbock, TX 79410. Call today for more information on IDEAL IMPLANT® Structured Breast Implants.