Breast Lift Techniques

The only way to accomplish a breast lift is through surgery. Breast lift techniques involve removal of skin, placing an implant, or both. The breast lift almost always involves raising the nipple. It reduces the size of the areola, the darker skin around the nipple. In planning a breast lift one must identify how much excess skin needs to be removed, and how much volume, if any, needs to be removed or added.

Breast Augmentation

Augmentation alone

Crescent Scar

Crescent of skin above nipple removed and nipple is raised

Periareolar Scar

Skin removed all around nipple to reduce sagging skin and raise nipple

Vertical Scar

Skin and breast tissue removed through vertical scar

Final scar is circle and vertical line

Vertical and Horizontal Scar

Skin only removed from lower part of breast

Skin and breast tissue removed from top and sides (violet area above)

Final scar in shape of anchor



Contact us if you are interested in breast lift surgery and would like a confidential consultation. Or call our Little Rock, Arkansas plastic surgery office at 501-224-1300.

Breast Augmentation Before & After from Dr. Sloan Little Rock AK

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