Mastopexy is a surgical procedure to elevate and improve the shape of the sagging breasts (ptosis)

Over the years, and after circumstances such as pregnancy, breastfeeding and the force of gravity make the mother tend to fall; In addition, as the skin loses its elasticity, the breast loses its shape and falls, a phenomenon known as breast ptosis.


  • Periareolar: when the breast is small and little falls, the incision is placed only around the areola.
  • Vertical: The sutures are placed around the areola and in a vertical line down from the areola to the submammary groove.
  • Short T: The incisions comprise an area of the breast consisting of the part of skin that is going to be removed and that will place the nipple and areola in its new higher position. The sutures are placed around the areola, in a vertical line down from the areola and along the groove below the breast.
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  • Anesthesia: General anesthesia.

  • Intervention Time: About 2 hours.

  • Stay in the Hospital: 24 hours.

  • Recovery: Recovery time is 15 days.

  • Final Result: The final result can be seen after three months. At the beginning the scars will be pink, aspect that will improve continuously from the 6 weeks.