Mammoplasty and Mastopexy

  • intervention duration: 1-2 hours
  • hospitalization method: 1 day
  • anesthesia: total / local with sedation
  • postoperative rest: 2-3 days
  • return to social life: 1 week
  • return to sport activity: 3 weeks


After the first dressing and the removal of the drains the morning after the operation, the stitches will be removed after about 8-10 days.
It is necessary to rest for 48 hours following the operation, to then return to one's daily habits, however avoiding physical effort, sudden movements, exposure to the sun.
If not tiring, work can resume after a week, while for sports it is recommended to wait 3 weeks.
Swelling, bruising and tenderness in the breast area can occur in the two days following the operation and then gradually disappear. Wearing a support bra will help protect the area from any trauma and promote the healing process.In correspondence with the incisions, scars will remain which over time will tend to be thinner and less visible.

Give new life to the décolleté

The symbology sees it poised between the sacred and the profane, motherhood and sensuality.
What is undeniable is the profound importance of the breast in a woman's well-being, which often contributes to strengthening not only body image but also self-esteem.
For this reason, interventions aimed at shaping one's breasts are among the most requested in modern plastic surgery.
It is possible to increase the volume of the breast, improving its shape and size and correct any asymmetries thanks to breast augmentation, through the use of the latest generation breast implants.
When, on the other hand, the need is to lift and firm a breast that is sagging downwards - usually following a pregnancy or a strong weight loss - the most suitable surgical response is the mastopexy, which involves repositioning the breasts without intervening on the volume. The breast lift - in fact - may not even require the insertion of prostheses.

Intervention techniques

The preoperative visit allows the surgeon to evaluate the size, shape and possible modifications of the breast and to agree on the type of surgery and prosthesis together with the patient. The choice of prostheses is an important step in achieving a natural result in harmony with the patient's physical conformation.
The prostheses can have a round shape or an anatomical profile (teardrop); in the first case they adapt to sagging, "emptied" or non-harmonious breasts, in the second to small breasts.
Highly biocompatible, silicone is the main component of breast implants, enclosed in a silicone gel casing.
Soft and with a consistency similar to that of breast tissue, this "film" is highly cohesive and resistant so as not to allow any material to escape.

The techniques for positioning the prosthesis vary according to the type of surgery and the anatomy of the patient's breast.
The incisions can be made under the breast (through the inframammary fold), around the nipple (lower semiperimeter – periareolar insertion), in the armpit (trans-axillary insertion).
The prosthesis can be inserted directly under the gland, if the glandular tissue is sufficient, behind the pectoralis major muscle or only partially behind the pectoral muscle (retromuscular positioning or technique called "Dual Plane").
The operation can be performed in a day-hospital setting and under general anesthesia or under local anesthesia with sedation. The duration of the intervention varies from 60 minutes to an hour and a half.

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