The distended breasts are reshaped and firmed up. The operation removes excess skin, repositions the nipple and glandular tissue, and brings the breasts back to an attractive shape.
1.5 - 3 hours
local with sedation, or narcose
in general, ambulatory, or overnight at clinic
return to working life after 1-2 weeks, complete fading of scar after months, up to 1 year
in general, permanent; weight, pregnancy, ageing and variations in body weight may lead to further slackening of area tissue