Compare local prices, save money, and book your procedure — all in one place with MDsave. On MDsave, the cost of a Breast Lift Surgery (Mastopexy) ranges from $2,950 to $4,605. Read more about how it works.
Breast lift surgery or Mastopexy is a surgical procedure that firms and raises the breasts by removing extra skin and tightening tissue. This tightening process reshapes the breasts and supports the new contour of the breasts. Overtime, a woman’s breast will change from aging, heredity, weight changes, pregnancy or breastfeeding. The areola also becomes enlarged over time and a breast lift will also help their look.
Breast lift surgery will not change the size of the breast or the shape. The technique used will depend on the one selected by the surgeon for this particular breast lift. During the breast lift surgery, three incisions are made --- one around the areola, one vertically from the bottom edge of the areola to the crease below the breast and the third horizontal under the breast following its natural curve. A surgeon will then remove excess breast skin and move the nipple and areola to a higher place (this creates the lifted, youthful look).
In some breast lift procedures, the areola itself may be reduced in size. In these cases, the skin that was once above the areola is brought down and placed beneath the breast to reshape it. The nipples and areola remain attached to the tissue as this allows the woman to still breastfeed and protects all sensitivity to the area.