Breast Lifting

You may benefit from breast lifting if you find that you have sagging breasts or if your breasts have changed shape due to the loss of skin elasticity after pregnancy and breastfeeding, or due to weight gain or loss.

Excess skin is removed, the nipple areolar (dark skin around the nipple) complex is lifted and the breasts are reshaped to create a more youthful appearance with firmer breasts. Depending on the degree of droop and on the existing asymmetry and volume, incisions will need to be made on the breasts that may extend around the nipple areolar complex, into the front of the breast and into the breast fold. The external stitches (if present) will be removed after two to three weeks and a garment (bra) should be worn for several weeks after the surgery. Light activities can be resumed in seven to ten days after the surgery. If necessary, breast augmentation or breast reduction can be completed with the lifting procedure. Our specialist will always recommend the best decision from a medical and cosmetic point of view.

About Dr. Matteo Vigo

Dr. Matteo Vigo has more than 10 years of practice in the field of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. He graduated as a Medical Doctor from the University in Milan (Italy) in 2004 and started his residency period in the Plastic Surgery and Burn Unit in Verona, Italy in 2005. He worked in the Breast Unit where he developed his skills in breast reconstructive and aesthetic surgery alongside the full spectrum of plastic surgery procedures. In 2009, he qualified as a Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon for his work on “Total Breast Reconstruction with Fat in Patients with Breast Implants” for which he received a quotation of 70/70, cum laude. During his work in the field of aesthetic surgery, he developed in-depth experience in breast surgery, liposuction and body reshaping techniques. He was the main instructor and lecturer for Europe and the Middle East for “Celution and Pure Graft systems” by Cytori (a San Diego-based Company), lecturing in various specialised congresses around the world. Dr. Matteo Vigo started working in Dubai in 2012. He was Chief of Surgery and Chief Medical Officer at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital until March 2017. During his time at the Bioscience Clinic Middle East, he developed an interest in the field of regenerative medicine focusing on the use of stem cells. Dr. Matteo Vigo joined the aesthetic team at the Amwaj Polyclinic in September of 2018. He became Medical Director of the clinic in December 2018.

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