Breast Augmentation with Lift in Denver, CO

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Women pursuing a breast lift may require a combination procedure of a lift with an augmentation to obtain their goals. At Peak Plastic Surgery Center, Dr. Barker strives to provide each patient pursing a combination breast lift and augmentation with an individualized surgical plan to obtain optimal results.

Personal Consultation

A combination breast lift and augmentation address natural descent of the breast and volume loss, while also obtaining an overall increase in breast size. Each patient will meet with Dr. Barker to discuss the variety of surgical lift techniques, incision types, and implant options to achieve their desired outcome.

Breast Augmentation with Lift Overview Expectations

Goals of surgery

To bring the breast back into a more youthful appearing location while also improving contour, shape, and increased size. Each patient will have a predetermined surgical and recovery plan, to ensure this process is as comfortable as possible.

Procedure

      • Anesthesia: General Anesthesia by a highly trained anesthesia provider
      • Length: Typically, around 3+ hours

Post-Operative Care

  • Incision will be closed with dissolvable sutures and covered with a small sterile surgical dressing. The dressing will remain in place until the first post-operative visit (within one week of surgery).
  • Typically, patients will feel slight discomfort in their breasts for the first 3 to 5 days following surgery. The discomfort will continue to improve daily and most patients are able to return to work within 3 to 5 days after surgery.
  • During the operation, Dr. Barker will inject an anesthetic to help control immediate post-operative pain. After the surgery, typically patients will only need over the counter medications (acetaminophen and ibuprofen) to assist with pain control.
  • Patient will be allowed to shower within 48 hours after surgery.
  • Patient will be placed in a no-wire surgical bra, which will be recommended for the first 6 weeks of recovery.

Recovery

  • Patients will continue to avoid strenuous activity for the first 4-6 weeks following surgery. Patients are usually cleared for full activity without restrictions after 2 to 3 months.
  • Swelling is expected during the first 2 to 3 months after surgery, and typically resolves by 6 months.

Surgical Timeline

  • Surgery
  • Day 3 to 5: Discomfort Improving, Able to Return to Work
  • Day 7: First post-operative visit, dressing removal, Weaned off Pain Medications.
  • 2 weeks: Second post-operative visit
  • 3 weeks: Begin scar therapy if indicated.
  • 4 weeks: Third post-operative visit, begin slow increase of physical activity.
  • 6 weeks: Return to normal bra usage.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.