Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

Breast Lift in NYC and Long Island With Less Scar and Fast Recovery


Breast Reduction - Breast Lift

Surgery Wednesday and work Monday with almost no discomfort. Is it really possible? Yes, it is. In fact, its usual for breast reduction patients.

The thought of the discomfort, down time and scarring have stopped many women from having breast lift. The lollipop type lift results in much less scarring than old-style breast lift and Dr. Studin's experience shows it also gives a better shape to the breast.  It is absolutely not true that  breast lift needs to be painful or associated with a long recovery time


Less trauma.

This advance in breast lift surgery involves minimizing the injury to the tissues by eliminating a large portion of the incisions. If the incision is limited and made with very little trauma, healing and discomfort are tremendously minimized. Dr. Studin  has used this procedure successfully in well over a thousand patients.

Less pain.

Another piece of the mosaic involves anesthesia. A long-acting local anesthetic is used to decrease the need for pain medicine, because if you wake up comfortable, the need for pain medicine is MUCH less and you just feel BETTER! This will be followed by carefully planned medication to stop the pain BEFORE it happens. If you meet a past patient, the vast majority will tell you that this combination allowed them to have their reduction with remarkably little discomfort.

Less time.

Breast lift surgery usually takes only about an hour in my practice and is done in my accredited private surgery center with a board-certified anesthesiologist. The anesthesia is very short-acting so you wake up quickly and feeling much better than with older types of anesthesia. Managed properly, there should be very little pain. You go home the same day. In most cases, if surgery is Wednesday, you are back to work or school on Monday! Upper body exercise is usually deferred for 2-3 weeks.


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Breast Lift FAQ's

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What is the Lollipop Breast Lift?

The old style breast lift required a scar around the areola, down and across the fold. The Lejeour or Lollipop procedure results in a scar around the areola and down. The big scar under the breast is not needed. This is a huge advance.

Doughnut or Peri Areolar Breast Reduction

This has been called a Benelli, circumareolar, periareolar and doughnut breast lift. They all refer to a very limited incision made only around the edge of the areola. This is one where if it sounds too good to be true, its not likely to be successful. This procedure cannot adequately lift the lower pole of the breast and is only good for the most minimal of hang. It also frequently results in very visible scarring of the incision.

Wise Pattern or Anchor Breast Lift

This type of breast lift involves the most scarring and Dr. Studin's experience is that it is not the best choice in almost all cases. The extra scars are usually not needed to achieve an excellent lift.