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Who is a candidate for a breast lift?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Candidates for breast lifts usually include women who have a severe amount of sagginess to their breasts. This usually will include those individuals whose nipples are located below the inframammary fold. The inframammary fold is the crease under the breast and is the demarcation line when the doctor determines the degree of sagginess, (referred to as ptosis in Latin). Where the nipple lies in relation to the inframammary fold gives us the degree of ptosis. Very severe ptosis, with the position of the nipple well below the fold, indicates a need for a breast lift in which skin is removed both underneath the areola and along the fold.
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