Once Dr Layt has talked with you about your concerns and performed an evaluation, he can determine whether you are an ideal candidate for breast lift surgery and explain the techniques which may be most suitable for your needs. Pain experienced in the course of the healing process can be controlled by oral medications. It is advised to try to get up and move about as soon as you feel you can. The most severe degree of breast sagginess is known as Grade III ptosis. TAPE: Dr Layt advises taping the wounds with Fixomull® initially, then Siltape® for 8 – 12 weeks after your operation for optimal scar healing. The procedure extracts a fluid called Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP. The color of the skin will improve as the PRP increases blood flow to the tissue. Your pain will be controlled by oral medications. The longer-term result is regeneration and increase in the fat tissue and continued collagen remodeling in the skin. Excess tissue will be removed and Dr Layt will then tighten the remaining skin. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified practitioner. For milder cases of breast ptosis, a technique such as a “donut” mastopexy may be ideal, which involves incisions around the areola. You may feel a slight pinch that no one says hurts. You will be fitted with a support bra and when we see you post-operatively we will check that it fits well and supply a second one. This technique will result in noticeable scars; however, Dr Layt has performed breast lift procedures many times and utilises suturing techniques designed to minimise their appearance as much as possible. We have attempted to make it all easy by providing a simple series of steps to follow titled “SURGERY CHECKLIST” specific to the surgery centre you are attending. A breast lift (mastopexy) procedure is designed to correct the issues associated with sagging breasts – which is technically referred to as “breast ptosis.” The development of excess, inelastic breast skin can eventually cause the breasts to descend, leading to a sagging appearance. The Vampire Breast Lift, invented by Dr. Charles Runels, is a great new procedure that is based on the science of platelet rich plasma (PRP) which incorporates your own growth factors and healing ingredients in your blood to regenerate tissue. Sutures are placed under the skin and are dissolvable. *This is not an all-inclusive list*. SUTURES: The sutures used in the operation are usually dissolvable and don’t require removal. Lastly, Dr. Gilmore has realized the need for women to have a viable option that was previously not available to help them with their concerns. The results of a breast lift can last for many years as long as some general precautions are taken. Light activities can be resumed as tolerated. During your consultation with Dr Layt, the breasts will be examined for the degree of breast ptosis that is present. This may be due to genetics, the natural ageing process, weight loss, pregnancy, and/or environmental factors. These changes usually happen within the first few weeks to months. Do not take these prior to surgery. Dr. Gilmore is a highly experienced injector who is certified and trained for The Vampire Breast Lift under Dr Runels training program. A firm quote can only be provided after your initial consultation with the surgeon. Vampire facials have become popular through celebrities, such as Kim Kardashian. Further Siltape is available for purchase. Also known as the vampire facial, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment is used to achieve a younger and revitalised look. Absolutely. There is however no such thing as “risk-free” surgery. Breast Augmentation & Lift. 315 E. EISENHOWER PKWY. This will give a better look to the cleavage area especially when wearing a bra or bikini. We will explain all of the potential risks, however rare they may be, during your initial consultation. This is an elective procedure and is not yet covered by insurance. CLOTHING: Wear loose, comfortable clothing and footwear. With a customised breast lift treatment from Dr Craig Layt, you can enhance the appearance of your breasts with results that look both beautiful and natural.