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    Breast lift

    Views of breasts, before and after a breast lift

    A breast lift can raise sagging or drooping breasts and can pull up the nipple and the colored area around it (areola). To lift the breasts, the doctor removes excess skin from the bottom of the breast or from around the nipple. The remaining skin is sewn together. This tightens and lifts the breast.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology

    Current as ofOctober 12, 2015

    Current as of: October 12, 2015

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology

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