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08 Mar 2004

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I would like to know about the breast lift. What is the procedure? how much does it cost? Is it true that after having this done one loses all/most feeling in the nipple?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Liz,

A mastopexy or breast lift procedure is done to remove excess skin, rather than excess breast tissue. You are therefore creating a smaller pouch for the existing breast tissue to fit into.

Loss of sensation in the nipple is not an uncommon side-effect, but this is usually only temporary, due to the nerves being cut during surgery. The sensation usually returns after about six months.
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