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Mastopexy

Breasts can loose their firmness and droop over time. This can occur after weight gain or weight-loss, or following pregnancy and breast feeding. Naturally this can cause discomfort and a loss of confidence.

Mastopexy

Breast uplift surgery, known as mastopexy, is a trusted and effective procedure that removes excess skin from the breasts and reshapes them, promoting a firmer feel and younger appearance. Although mastopexy does not alter the volume of your breasts it is possible to have enhancement or reduction surgery as part of the procedure.

It is important not to rush into breast surgery so discussing options and raising questions with our team of leading consultants is a vital first step. Procedures can vary depending on the amount of re-shaping that is needed. The surgery itself is performed under general anesthetic and takes around 90 minutes. A number of incisions will be made but these are normally restricted to the contour lines of the breast or the aerola so they are not visible. The surgeon will then remove excess, sagging skin and tighten existing breast tissue while repositioning the areola, the darker skin around the nipple, if required. The breasts will be re-shaped and made asymmetric. The recovery period will last around two weeks with time off work and a gradual return to activity advisable. Patients can return to normal activities after about six weeks.

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Our Hospital is renowned for providing exemplary levels of care across more than 90 services. From orthopaedics, to urology, our private GP practice and Urgent Care Clinic, our services are led by some of London’s leading Consultants. For more information, and to find a service suitable for your care, find out more about the services that we offer.

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If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information, get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 020 3370 1015.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

If you have health insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa Health, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation before any treatment, and in most cases you will also require a referral letter from your GP.

If you are not registered with a GP, we have an in-house private GP practice you can use. Alternatively, we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstances.

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRIs, a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

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