Your breast lift is an investment of your time and finances. It’s also an investment in how you feel about yourself and your body. And just like any other investment, you want your breast lift results to last. But what can you realistically expect from your breast lift results? How long do breast lift results last?
Understanding how long you can expect to enjoy the results of your breast lift can help you better understand your investment in yourself. There are a few things you can do, too, to get the greatest ROI from your breast lift. Here’s how long your breast results can last and a few things you can do to make sure you get the most from your surgery.
How Long Do Breast Lift Results Last?
There’s no one concrete answer to the question, “How long do breast lift results last?” A lot of their longevity comes down to you. Some women are satisfied with their results for a long time, while others choose to make minor revisions after just a few years. Just like your breast lift surgery is highly personal, your breast lift results will be too. Every case is unique.
The results of your breast lift can also hinge on certain lifestyle factors. Your diet, exercise, skincare and even your genetics can all play a part in the longevity of your breast lift results. Thankfully, there are things you can do to help you get the most out of your breast lift results.
Skincare, diet, weight and even the force of gravity can impact how long breast lift results last.
Take Care of Your Skin
One of the simplest things you can do to continue to enjoy the results of your breast lift is to take care of your skin. Much of your skin’s elasticity comes down to genetics, but there are still steps you can take to help you get the best breast lift results you can. Start by limiting your time in the sun. Overexposure could potentially change the elasticity of your skin. Staying out of the sun and sticking to a healthy diet full of veggies can help. Natural supplements, such as vitamin E and vitamin C have also been shown to help maintain skin’s elasticity.
Find the Right Support
The effects of gravity can, over time, impact your breast lift results. The right support, especially during physical activity, can help limit the damage that gravity can do to the position of your breasts. Finding a supportive bra can be a great way to help keep things in place. Invest in a bra that supports you and fits well. Wear a sports bra while you’re running or exercising. Support your investment.
Avoid Fluctuating Weight
Fluctuating weight can also have an impact on how long breast lift results last. It’s advised that your weight be stable before you have breast lift surgery and that you don’t plan on any rapid weight loss or gain, as you might have with pregnancy. After your surgery, aim to maintain your weight and avoid any significant weight loss or gains. Stick with a healthy lifestyle and you could help prolong your breast lift results.
Your breast lift is as unique as you are, and while you can’t predict exactly how long breast lift results will last, you can take matters into your own hands. Take care of your body and get the most from your breast enhancement.
Dr. Lee B. Daniel is board certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and General Surgery. He is a member of numerous societies including the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.