Vertical Augment-Mastopexy

This patient developed significant pospartum breast sagging and decreased size (“involutional ptosis”).  She received a simultaneous breast augmentation and lifting procedure (called a “vertical mastopexy”).  She was quite petite and had significant stretch marks and poor skin elasticity.   During her operation, we inserted smaller-sized 200cc cohesive silicone gel implants to avoid excessive breast weight, in order to decrease the risk of postoperative sagging.  The implants were inserted in a submuscular pocket to add another layer of tissue coverage, to make it less likely to see or feel ripples in the implants.  We then performed a breast lift to tighten the breast skin and elevate the nipple.

Dr. Andrade often suggests this type of procedure for patients with very loose skin or advanced breast sagging, because it can greatly improve the breast shape. The postoperative photos shown here were taken 4 months following surgery, and scars will usually continue to fade for up to 1 year.

Disclaimer: Similar results can not be guaranteed since outcomes vary from patient to patient.


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Conveniently located off highway 404 in Newmarket Ontario, The York Plastic Surgery Centre is a cosmetic surgical to facility that meets CPSO regulatory standards of safety, technology and patient care. Dr. Andrade is a trusted member of the healthcare community. Also, all of the medical staff that work at the facility include board certified anaesthesiologists and fully credentialed OR nurses.

Operations performed at the facility are done on an out-patient basis with in home nursing care as needed. Patients requiring more complex surgeries stay overnight at the hospital.

The entire staff  at The York Plastic Surgery Centre work hard to make every patient feel welcome, comfortable and well informed.

Disclaimer: Images and videos on this page are models.  See Dr. Andrade's photo gallery for hundreds of actual patient outcomes.  It is not possible to guarantee a specific result because outcomes vary from patient to patient.

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