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My Son was admitted with a very rare autoimmune illness in April this year. The care he was given was superb Prof Dheda, Prof Louw and their team of specialists covered every possibility , diagnosed efficiently and treated effectively. There was time taken to explain everything. The Hospital Matron made allowances for me to spend as much as possible time with my son and also allowed for frequent visits from close family. Mr Daniel Mathew the Hospital General manager is very approachable and interested . The staff was friendly and helpful. Basically every one from reception through admin to ICU was friendly and helpful. I Highly recommend this hospital
Parking is a huge problem.On a positive note it is a great hospital with great specialists and doctor's hence why it is so busy. Well worth driving around a bit looking for parking knowing your loved one's are in good hands. My mind at ease. My husband is well looked after. Thank you Linksfield staff :)
Overall I had a good experience.
I had such a wonderful experience there with Dr Thomas, I had a skin drafting done it was such a smooth process I am healing very well and had a great stay there, Thank you so much
Dr Dawid Potgieter, located in Syfred Douglas St, Cape Town, South Africa offers patients Breast Lift procedures among its total of 99 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Breast Lift procedures at Dr Dawid Potgieter, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $5,629. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by the lead specialist at the Hospital, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: HPCSA - Health Professions Council of South AfricaDepartment of Health, Western CapeFCS(SA) - Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa
Dr. Gideon Maresky is amazing. I underwent otoplasty and rhinoplasty procedures and couldn't have asked for a better experience. Everything ran very smoothly.
Dr Susan F Johnson, located in Syfred Douglas St, Cape Town, South Africa offers patients Breast Lift procedures among its total of 20 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Breast Lift procedures at Dr Susan F Johnson, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $5,629. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 2 in total at the Hospital, and they are accredited by HPCSA - Health Professions Council of South Africa
Dr. Petrus van Deventer, located in Syfred Douglas St, Cape Town, South Africa offers patients Breast Lift procedures among its total of 6 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Breast Lift procedures at Dr. Petrus van Deventer, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $5,629. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by the lead specialist at the Hospital, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: HPCSA - Health Professions Council of South AfricaAPRSSA - Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Southern Africa
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Commonly known as a Mastopexy, the breast lift is a surgical procedure to raise sagging breasts by modifying the contour and elevation. Breasts look saggy due to overstretched suspensory ligaments of cooper, excessive tissue, and skin. Lactation is also a cause of drooping breasts. During this procedure, a plastic surgeon removes excess skin and tighten the remaining tissue to create a more contoured and shapely breasts. Some patients may choose to have breast implants added as part of the procedure to give the breasts more volume.
After the suregery, you can expect to have round and elevated breasts. However, this surgery is not for everyone, you should talk to your doctor openly before opting for it. Your physical conditions and history are considered before going for surgery. Your surgeon will determine whether or not you are a good candidate for breast lift. For patients over the age of 40, a breast scan might be necessary.
A breast lift won't significantly change the size of your breasts. However, it can be performed in combination with breast augmentation or breast reduction.
A number of techniques are available for a breast lift. They differ in the location of incisions. The one suitable for you is chosen according to the condition of your breasts. The procedure begins with making you lay in the supine position. You are anesthetized, so that you may not suffer from pain during the surgery. After this, an incision is given around your areola descending down towards the crease where it runs horizontally. Stitches are given inside the breasts to suspend them. Excess tissue is removed. Sometimes, the size of your areola is decreased and nipples are shifted to a higher position. In most cases, the nipple-areola complex (NAC) is preserved to prevent damage to your lactational ability. After your surgeon removes exess skin, tissue, and fat, they put back the skin flap to its place and stitch the incision.
After the surgery, a bandage is applied over the operated area. You are then given a surgical bra to wear. Small tubes are placed near your incisions to drain any fluid or blood. These tubes are removed after several days.
Breast lift is a 2 to 3-hour procedure, after which you are moved from the operation theatre to a private recovery room. You are monitored for a few hours, and if everything goes fine you can go home on the same day, assuming no other surgeries were performed at the same time. After being discharged from the hospital, you have to come for check-ups on a regular basis to ensure that nothing goes wrong. You should remain in South Africa for at least 7-10 days after the surgery. In this period, your incisions heal and stitches are removed. You can leave when told by your doctor.
Plan to take 2 to 3 weeks off work for your breast lift surgery. There will be pain and swelling in the operated area and your breasts will appear swollen for almost 2 weeks. There will be redness and pain around your incisions. Your areola and nipple are likely to be numb for a few days. In the early days, painkillers are given to help you with pain. You might have to wear surgical bras for 2 to 3 weeks, after which, you can wear regular bras. No underwire bras should be worn for at least 6 weeks.
Following points should be kept in mind to take care of yourself after being discharged from the hospital:
According to a survey, 80% of women are satisfied by breast lift surgery. Their bust is restored, and sagginess disappeared. Most people experience long-lasting results, while others might need minor revisions after a few years. There are, however, risks and side effects you need to be aware of. Some of these risks include infection, bleeding, and scarring. In rare cases, the surgery might not be successful. Failed surgeries leave marks on your breasts which can be subjected to hypertrophy. Also, there might be a difference in the shape of both breasts. In these cases, revisional breast lift surgery is performed.
For an in-depth analysis of the Breast Lift procedure with before and after images, watch this short video.
The following are some non-surgical alternatives to breast lift surgery:
Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 09/01/2023.