Breast Lifting

    With the step of the years the tissues between them those of the
breast lose gradually its elasticity and consistency, if to this we add the effect of the gravity and events as pregnancies, lactation, massive reduction of weight etc, they will do that the breast becomes limp and hanging, with bad aesthetic aspect, the surgical correction of this problem is called


Your surgeon will realize a preoperative evaluation to determine
 conditions of the tissues for the surgery as well as the general
 conditions, will request a series of examinations to value your general
 state and derterminar if you are in conditions to surrender to this
 surgery, as well as determining the type of surgery most adapted for
 your case, and planning your surgery, also is advisable to fulfil a
 mamografía before the surgery.

    It is recommended to abstain from smoking at least two weeks before the procedure, as well as to avoid to take
 anticoagulative medication or for circulation for two weeks and anti-inflamatoarios as aspirin, Naxen, Ibuprofeno at
 least one week before the surgery.


    This procedure is realized under general anesthesia.


    The target of the surgery is to eliminate the leather surplus of the breast, as well as to re-shape the aesthetic form
 of the breast preserving the circulation and sensibility of the nipple, this is achieved by means of the elimination of the
 skin for below of the nipple, replacing this more above and giving it the spherical or conical form wished the breast, in
 some occasions the laying of implants will be needed, it is checked that it has not bled, drainage pipes are placed,
 and the wounds are sutured leaving habitually a scar about the areola if the required raising is small, about the areola
 and vertically if the necessary reaffirmation is moderated and in "T" invested or in anchor if the flacidez is serious.

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After the surgery we will hospitalize you for 24 hrs, after this time
 your discharge will be decided, if you are in conditions of continuing
 your recovery in house, your first visits of review, will be to the 4 to 6
 days, time for which it will value the drainage retirement.

    The following visit will be to ten days to evaluate the evolution, to
 withdraw the stitches and to do the pertinent recommendations as for
 the care of the scar, later the reviews will be every two to four weeks
 up to completing three months of the surgery.

    The time of recovery to do daily activities in house will be four to six
 days, for labour activities it will be two weeks and to do exercise and
 activities more extenuantes will be up to three months. The time to
 evaluate the final score without information of inflammatory process
 and with the maturation of the scars it will be six months later.


    We will recommend you a serie of cares after the surgery, certainly
 there is recommended a diet without irritants and high in proteins and
 fiber, care of the wounds is recommended, there will be indicated you
 the use of a special brassiere by six to eight weeks, as well as to
 take medicines anti-inflammatory and antibiotic, we will indicate you
 take care of the skin and the scars by means of massages and
 special creams for it. It is recommended to avoid vigorous exercises
 with the arms for two weeks.

2 - 4 hrs.
 STAY IN  MONTERREY 7 - 10 days
7 - 10 days
3 - 4 days
 BANDAGES 6 - 8 weeks
2 weeks
 EXERCISE 3 months
6 months


    The surgical and anaesthetic risks always exist, the possibility of incidents during the surgery depends on diverse
 factors, like age, general state of health, presence of chronic-degenerative illnesses as diabetes, hypertension,
 cardiac illnesses, anemia, etc; duration of the surgery, and factors as ingestion of medicines earlier mentioned or
 nicotinism; we determine these risks in the evaluation pre-operative and with the analyses and pre-operative studies,
 if we detect some anomaly that increases these risks one will inform you, as well as the possibility of not doing the
 surgery if these risks are very high.

    The most frequent complications are: Asymmetries, Haematoma, seroma, infection, necrosis of skin, necrosis or
 alterations in sensibility in nipple, well-known scars, etc. Your surgeon will explain to you and will clarify any doubt
 with regard to these possible complications.

    The anaesthetic complications are slightly possible in healthy persons, the incidence of complications is minor
 with the local anesthesia that with the general anesthesia and they are in direct relation with the time of anesthesia,
 for what the risks increase lightly if the time of surgery increases on having done several surgeries in the same
 procedure, these complications can be from reaction anafiláctica, shock up to hipoxia cerebral and death,
 nevertheless the above mentioned present to themselves with very small frequency from 1 to 2 of every 2000
 surgeries of this type. Nevertheless though you have to be informed about the risks that you traverse with this
 surgery, thanks to the preoperative suitable evaluation, the possibility of satisfaction is with much, bigger than the

 This information DOES NOT REPLACE the personal information of his surgeon
evaluation previous of his case especially.



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