Breast Lifts Have Increased at Twice the Rate of Breast Augmentation Since 2000
According to the latest statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), breast lift surgery has increased by 70% since the year 2000. This is a two-fold increase compared to breast augmentation, even though the latter remains the single most popular cosmetic surgery performed each year.
Additionally, the ASPS statistics reveal that women between the ages of 30 and 54 made up nearly 70% of all breast lift surgeries in 2013. Plastic surgeons have reported that more and more women are seeking out breast lifts after having children and after significant weight loss, which often causes problems like decreased breast volume, sagging, and loose breast skin.
A breast lift is designed to remove excess skin and lift the breasts back up to a more youthful position on the chest. In the process, the breasts are re-shaped to improve their appearance and proportion. Breast lift surgery cannot increase the size of the breasts, but it can potentially be combined with breast augmentation in certain candidates.
If you are interested in learning more about your breast surgery options, please contact JUVA Skin & Laser Center today or call (212) 688-5882 to schedule a consultation with our experienced New York City breast surgeon. We serve patients in Manhattan and throughout NYC.