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Breast Lift Ottawa

If you’re satisfied with the size of your breasts, but dissatisfied with position or shape, a breast lift (or mastopexy) may be the right procedure for you.

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At our esteemed practice in Ottawa, breast lift is one of our most popular procedures. pregnancy, aging, and several other factors can alter a woman’s breasts. Our breast lift technique is a leading solution to help achieve firm, natural, and perky breasts. The surgery is performed by award-winning Ottawa plastic surgeons—Dr. Howard Silverman or Dr. Kirsty Boyd. Below, we’ve included more information about the surgery. If you’d like to book a consultation, please contact us today! 

Our Breast Lift Expertise in Ottawa

  • Dr. Silverman and Dr. Boyd are breast lift experts, having performed over 10,000 aesthetic surgeries
  • Ottawa Plastic Surgery is an award-winning clinic. Dr. Silverman is included as one of the 3 best plastic surgeons in Ottawa.
  • Dr. Silverman and Dr. Boyd are both fully certified by the Royal College of Physicians of Canada.
  • Dr. Silverman is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
  • Dr. Silverman has been hand-selected as a Top Doc.
  • Ottawa Plastic surgery is the first and only clinic in Ottawa that has a sole focus on aesthetic surgery

Breast Lift at First Glance

  • Surgery Time: 2 hours
  • Price: $11,000
  • Recovery: Most patients return home on the day of surgery
  • Results: Immediately! *Final results will take a few months as the swelling goes down.

What is a Breast Lift?

The actual name for the surgery is Mastopexy. Over time, breasts change and lose their perkiness. This is a medical condition, referred to as ptosis, and it can occur because of weight fluctuation, pregnancy, natural aging, and/or inherited factors. A breast lift elevates and tightens the breasts and also restores a youthful, more aesthetic contour.

Who are the Best Candidates for a Breast Lift?

Having founded the practice in 1999, we’ve had the joy of treating thousands of breast patients. If you meet the following criteria, you might be a great candidate for our Ottawa breast lift surgery

  • Candidates typically have lost volume in their breasts due to aging, pregnancy, or weight changes
  • The best candidates have realistic expectations of what the surgery can and cannot do
  • Candidates should be in good overall health. This includes physical, mental, and emotional 

What are the Benefits of a Breast Lift?

Below, we’ve included the advantages we’ve seen firsthand in our office from our patients:

  • Patients achieve more self-confidence
  • Gain fullness in the breasts
  • The surgery will restore perkiness 
  • Look and feel more youthful
  • Fit better in the spring and summer outfits you enjoy wearing!

What’s the First Step?

The first step to getting a breast lift in Ottawa is education. We firmly believe that all patients should fully understand the details of the surgery before electing to go through with the procedure. By giving us a phone call or filling out a contact form, our scheduling department will set up a time for you to come and meet one-on-one with either Dr. Boyd or Dr. Silverman. During your consultation, you’ll be able to ask questions, learn more about the breast lift procedure, and meet your surgeon. 

If you and your surgeon both feel that a breast lift is the best solution for your aesthetic needs, we’ll book surgery and provide you with pre and postoperative instructions. The surgeons will also have very specific questions about current medications and past surgeries. Please be very honest with your responses as well as your aesthetic goals. Good communication often leads to great results. 

What to Expect from Breast Lift Surgery

During this procedure, excess skin and fat are removed from the breast. The nipple and areola are moved to a more youthful, natural position, and skin that was located above the nipple is moved down and reshaped to improve the contour and firmness of the breast. Excess skin is then removed and, if necessary, the areola is resized. This surgery typically takes 2 hours to complete.

There are three different incision options and these vary based on the amount of lift needed. During your consultation, your surgeon will determine the incision that will provide the best results. The more common incisions include:

Lollipop: around the nipple that descends vertically down the breast.

Anchor: around the nipple, descending vertically down the breast, and horizontally lining the crease of the breast. Typically used when more intensive lifting is required.

Areolar: encircles the nipple and areola alone, and elevates the nipple, avoiding scars outside of this area. Typically used when only a small amount of lifting is needed, or when combined with breast augmentation.

Your surgeon will decide which incision technique will provide optimal results. This reconfiguration of the breast shape can leave some scarring on the breast. During your consultation, your surgeon will discuss the various options and approaches with you, based on your individual build and wishes. 

Typically, our breast lift patients enjoy their enhanced breast shape and contour for many years afterward. However, your breasts will still continue to change due to the natural aging process, pregnancy, or weight fluctuations. 

If you have lost a considerable amount of volume in your breasts, you may want to consider combining breast implants with your breast lift.

Breast Lift Recovery

You’ll be able to go home shortly after your surgery. Similar to our breast augmentation post-op, we recommend you take it slow for a few days and arrange time off work to allow for healing. Expect to avoid strenuous activities, including exercise, for up to 6 weeks post-surgery.

Why Choose Us?

Ottawa Plastic Surgery is an award-winning clinic that has over two decades of experience helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals. There is no plastic surgery office in the area that is more qualified or experienced than OPS. Not only do we have the expertise, but we also pride ourselves on offering an optimal patient experience, based on saftey, honesty, and exceeding expectations

How Much Does a Breast Lift Cost in Ottawa?

The cost of a breast lift in Ottawa will vary on a number of factors. No two surgeries are the same, so you’ll need to schedule a consultation with the surgeons. During your appointment, you’ll be able to express your aesthetic goals and ask questions. Dr. Silverman or Dr. Boyd will provide their expert recommendations and go over pricing in detail. Financing options are available to help manage the payment for our patients.

Schedule Your Consultation

Our Ottawa breast lift patients find that the procedure greatly benefits their lives, providing more self-confidence. If you’d like to book a consultation with one of our award-winning plastic surgeons, please contact us today. We look forward to beginning this journey with you!

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