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After nursing three children, my 'girls' were pointing south. I saw four plastic surgeons but didn’t like what I heard from any of them until I met with Dr. McMahan. He was the only doctor that really listened to me and gave me the answers that I was looking for. I had almost no pain with my surgery and I was back to work in three days! My ‘girls’ are happy again and so am I. Thank you, Dr. McMahan!
~ Denise, Columbus
If the sagging is not extreme, minimal surgery is sufficient. As part of the surgery, a small crescent shaped piece of skin is taken off from above the areola, raising the nipple and the areola just a few centimeters. Dr. McMahan refers to this procedure, which leaves very little scarring, as the ‘Superior Areola Mastopexy.’
For breasts that sag more, a procedure referred to as the ‘doughnut, periareola, of Binelli Mastopexy’ is used. As the name indicates, this procedure involves the removal of a doughnut shaped circle of skin from around the areola, which results in a scar in that area.
Where there is too much skin for a basic ‘doughnut’ procedure, Dr. McMahan removes more skin from beneath the areola. Here the scar will encircle the areola and extend down to the crease. This is called a ‘VOQ Mastopexy.’
Pain in a breast lift is minimal and a few doses of pain relieving medication are usually sufficient for most patients. Following the surgery, patients may lose sensation in the lower area of the breast for a few months.
A breast lift is ideal for ladies who are interested in regaining the shape of their breasts without increasing their size.