If you are a woman "of a certain age", have had one or more pregnancies or a significant weight loss, you may have noticed that your breasts don't look quite as youthful as they once did. Your skin may not be as supple and elastic as it was just a few years ago; perhaps you've lost breast tissue, or your areolae have enlarged in a way that you find unattractive. And, of course, the impact decades of gravity have had on your body is hard to ignore!

Luckily, there is a way to turn back the clock. It's called a breast lift, a surgical procedure that raises and firms the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour.

You've come to the right place to learn more about plastic surgery breast lift, also known as a mastopexy, and whether it's the right option for you. Here you'll find out why the number of women having breast lifts in the United States has jumped by almost 100% since 2000. You'll discover the significant rejuvenation benefits associated with a breast lift and what it can mean for not only your looks but your self-confidence as well.

I personally have had a periareolar, or Benelli, breast lift and share my own experiences on this site to help you better understand what this surgery can do for you. I can truly say that my breasts look far better now than they did before!

While you're here, please research breast lift surgeons in your area who can help you undergo a successfully breast lift procedure.

Elective cosmetic surgery doesn't have to be a frightening or mysterious experience. The indepth, step-by-step information we provide lays out what you need to know, do and expect from your breast lift procedure without confusing you in the process.

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