A Breast Lift Surgery As Explained By Dr. Earle

Dr. S. Alexander Earle is an Ivy League-educated, double board-certified plastic surgeon with vast experience in both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. Pure Plastic Surgery is a Miami based plastic surgery practice that was launched in 2018 by acclaimed surgeons Dr. S. Alexander Earle. His ultimate goal is to create a beautiful and long-lasting result that fits the individual in a naturally balanced and visually stunning way. They call this Smart Aesthetics ™. Haute Beauty sits down with Dr. Earle to discuss a breast lift procedure which can help to fulfill a remarkable breast contour.

Photo Credit: ShutterstockHB: What is a breast lift?

A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, raises the breasts by removing excess skin and bringing the surrounding tissue together to create a more youthful breast contour.

HB: Who is a good candidate for a breast lift with no implants?

You may be a good candidate for breast lift surgery without implants if you are looking for a more natural look while having any of the following conditions: Breasts feel loose, saggy with a large amount of breast tissue, nipples and areolas point downward, especially if they are positioned below the breast crease.

HB: What is your approach to a breast lift that makes you a standout breast surgeon?

Being extremely detailed in this delicate procedure. Understanding this is not a tightening procedure, you must remove the appropriate amount of loose skin and bring the breast back together with little to no tension for the best possible scarring while eliminating any excess tissue that can cause future sagging.

Photo Credit: ShutterstockHB: What is recovery like?

Recovery requires a two to three week period of no heavy lifting or strenuous activity. The patient can return to work about a week after the surgery if the job does not require demanding physical daily activities.

HB: During post-op, what are things patients can do to assure the best results?

Follow all post-procedure care instructions. Take pain medication, antibiotics, and any other prescriptions as prescribed. Attend all scheduled post-op appointments. Refrain from showering or bathing until you are cleared to do so. Wear all recommended compression garments or surgical bras. Plan to take 1-2 weeks off from work. Ask a trusted friend or family member to be a caregiver over the first 2-3 days following your procedure. Get plenty of rest and sleep. Drink lots of water throughout the recovery period. Eat light and healthy foods following your procedure. Avoid touching or removing bandages from incision sites as they may re-open your wounds. Avoid sleeping on your belly or side for 6 weeks following your procedure.

HB: What is the average cost?

It can vary from $5,700 - $7,300.