Breast Lifts: How Young is Too Young?

Dr. Atul Kesarwani is the medical director of the Cosmedical Rejuvenation Clinic. As a board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kesarwani has 30+ years of experience in the field. Read more about Dr. Kesarwani >


Breast Lifts: How Young is Too Young?

A breast lift is one of the most widely used methods for enhancing the look of your breasts and restoring their shape, symmetry, and positioning.

As cosmetic procedures continue to grow in popularity, many younger women are considering breast lifts to address their aesthetic concerns. But you might be wondering what the proper age is to undergo a breast lift.

The following will provide you with all of the information you need to determine how young you can be to get a breast lift, and the best way to get the results you’re looking for.

Why Women Choose Breast Lifts

There are many factors that contribute to a loss of volume and shape in the breasts. As you age, the skin’s elasticity decreases and causes them to drop down as result of gravity.

Losing weight and bearing children can also impact the size and firmness of the breast tissue and volume of fat that fills the breast.

A breast lift allows you to reposition them higher while enhancing their firmness. This adds more shape and volume and gives you a more youthful appearance. In some cases, breast lifts are performed alongside a breast implant procedure to supplement the results.

Who Qualifies for Breast Lifts?

A breast lift is an ideal solution to treat a wide range of issues. If you experience excessive sagging of the breasts, downward pointing nipples, or large breasts that drop due to their weight, a breast lift can give you great results.

Asymmetry in the breasts can also be treated with a breast lift. This includes cases where one breast has a fuller appearance than the other, as well as those in which the positioning of the each breast differs.

For would-be mothers, a breast lift will not interfere with breastfeeding, as the ducts near the nipples are not affected. However, it’s important to note that with any cosmetic breast surgery, the risk of inability to breastfeed is a rare possibility.

Breast Lift At an Early Age

For younger women who are looking to undergo a breast lift, there are a few things you should consider. Some women experience sagging breasts early in their lives, which can be a result of their development, weight fluctuations or other physical issues.

A breast lift can be effectively performed on younger women. The most important factor to consider is that the breasts have reached their full level of development before performing surgery.

Most women reach this point by the time they reach the age of about 20 or so. Women who are in good health and understand the realistic expectations of the results they can achieve can undergo a breast lift and get great results.

Understanding how a breast lift can help you restore your appearance and whether you are a good candidate will help you determine if this procedure is right for you. Young women whose breasts have finished developing can safely use breast lifts to enhance their breasts, restore volume, and achieve a more aesthetically pleasing look.

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