Mastopexy Case Study 29

This lady has seen a droop of her breast down her chest wall. The footprint is low and the nipples sit a long distance from the aesthetic ideal. She wished to undergo a breast lift or mastopexy and wished to increase the volume of the upper pole of her breast. The results are shown at 6 weeks. It can take 12-18 months for the scars to completely fade and all the sensation to return and massage is important at this stage to help recovery. This lady also had fat transfer to the upper pole and the results of fat transfer can only truly be seen at a year. Although a small amount of tissue was removed from the left side and more fat was injected into the right side this lady did not wish her left breast to be reduced significantly and as such there will always be a slight volume difference between the two sides. She may opt in time to reduce the left side or increase the right side further with additional fat transfer / breast augmentation. She has not started her family and often the best advice in this scenario is to wait until she has completed her family before considering any further surgery. She is very happy with the result at this stage.

When considering mastopexy or breast reduction it is important to also consider the pros and cons of breast augmentation with breast implants and the use of autologous fat transfer.

At a consultation, it is important to run through all the pros and cons and the various options of breast rejuvenation surgery so that you can be empowered to proceed. Mr Ross will show you various preoperative and postoperative results so that you can understand what can be achieved and what is to be expected.

Mr. Ross is a plastic surgeon that underwent specific training in plastic surgery. Mr. Ross successfully completed his FRCS (plast), obtained his CCT and is listed on the GMC specialist Register for Plastic surgery (Number 4220633). Mr. Ross has a vast training in aesthetic surgery throughout his plastic surgery training including the techniques utilized in “cosmetic surgery”. Mr. Ross is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS); British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), UK Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (UKAAPS), American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Association of Breast Surgeons (ABS) and is regularly appraised on an annual basis. He has successfully revalidated and “cosmetic surgery” is an established part of his scope of practice. Mr Ross is the only plastic and cosmetic surgeon in Manchester, the North West of England and the United Kingdom in full time private practice, who is a full member of BAAPS, BAPRAS, UKAAPS and ABS.

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