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What is an anchor scar lift?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
An anchor scar lift is the gold standard by the American Board of Plastic Surgery to properly lift the entire breast. Skin is removed both in the vertical and transverse plane and the nipple areolar complex is reduced to 42mm and elevated. The resulting scar is in the shape of an anchor. In other words, there will be a scar around the areola, straight down the breast, and along the inframammary fold. 

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