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Breast Lift (Mastopexy) in South Bay

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Mary Guthrie
Mary Guthrie
22:31 03 Oct 22
My name is Mary Guthrie, and I am a breast cancer survivor of 16 years. At the time I had bilateral mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. Recently I was experiencing pain and hardening lumps in the surgical areas . I searched for a doctor experienced in this tile of reconstructive surgery and I was fortunate to find Dr. Mytien Goldberg. Immediately after we met I knew she was the right doctor for what I needed. She made me feel very comfortable and that I deserved the best. She took her time to explain the options available to me and we agreed on the best approach. We settled on replacement my prior saline implants with silicone gel also Galaflex and fat from my own body (small liposuction) The steps she took gave me much natural look and confidence. Surgery is a success.I Highly recommend Dr, Maytien Goldberg and her professional staff ! .They are amazing !!
Andrea Nasev
Andrea Nasev
20:20 26 Sep 22
After going to two different breast surgeons, I chose Dr Goldberg for my breast reduction surgery. Dr Goldberg has a thorough understanding of womens health and approached my case with knowledge and sensitivity so that she could help boost my self confidence and alleviate much of the pain my breasts were causing on my shoulders and back. Since my surgery I have started standing significantly straighter and I have been able to start wearing clothes I never thought I could. The recovery process was very easy. Very little pain for me and within 6 days I was back pretty much back to my regular activities. Dr. Goldberg also has the most magnificent assistants— Celine and Vanessa that answered all of my questions while I was in the office and out and made me feel very supported before and after my surgery. Thank you to everyone at Dr. Goldberg’s office!!
ala tabatabai
ala tabatabai
15:17 13 Aug 22
I had a deviated septum and difficulty breathing for most of my adult life. I was dependent Afrin nasal spray for breathing everyday. Finally I decided to fix the problem. I chose Dr Goldberg for my septirhinoplasty. Not only did she corrected my breathing problem, she also corrected my nose hump and droopy tip. I am so happy with how my nose look. It is so natural and straight. Breathing has never been so easy. Extremely happy with my results. Thank you Dr Goldberg.
Rocket Props
Rocket Props
21:15 12 Aug 22
I was fortunate that my Nurse Practitioner read an article about peripheral nerve reconstruction and sent a referral for a consultation with Dr. Mytien Goldberg. Immediately upon meeting Dr. Goldberg, I felt at ease because she listened, understood, and provided me hope for relieving debilitating sensory nerve pain for the first time in over 4 years since my nerve injury. There are doctors and then THERE IS MYTIEN GOLDBERG, MD, truly a ONE of a KIND, not only SKILLED, TALENTED, & EXPERIENCED but also CARING when most of the other orthopedic surgeons just did not provide any hope. I am grateful every second I remember I have become sensory nerve pain-free thanks to Dr. Goldberg!!
Susan Williams
Susan Williams
01:40 30 Jun 22
I saw Dr. Goldberg after having a reoccurrence of breast cancer and needing a lumpectomy revision. I had multiple complications and she was very supportive and compassionate. She was always available when I had questions. She did an amazing job and things are all looking great!
Tamela Johnson
Tamela Johnson
19:10 24 Jun 22
I have seeing Dr. Goldberg Plastic for 5 years and my results are amazing! I had a right breast reconstruction with stack Free Diep, and right breast tissue expander removal and right breast complete capsulectomy.I am very very happy with my results and would happily recommend anyone to Dr. Goldberg Plastic Surgery.
Brenda Blackmon
Brenda Blackmon
01:34 15 Jun 22
My journey started with (2) amazing doctors Ali-Jones my cancer surgeon and Mytien Goldberg my breast reconstruction surgeon in '2020, I call them my Dream-Team. I opted for breast reconstruction Immediately after my surgery which meant a longer surgery time about 9 or 10 hours. But, I knew I was in good hands! Dr. Goldberg made me feel at ease explaining every detail about the procedure in professional and compassionate manner. she was in contact with Dr. Ali-Jones via text letting her know my progress as well as contacting my family after I came out of surgery. My journey will continue as I will have my final surgery this month. I Highly Recommend Dr Goldberg ;she is definitely 5 Star. Thanks, to you and your staff for making my journey a Pleasant Experience!!
Ren Mquin
Ren Mquin
14:34 18 Mar 22
Dr. Goldberg is amazing, I have no words to describe how happy and lucky I feel to have her as my Doctor.It's my 3rd month after the surgery and I'm absolutely happy with results. Surpassed every expectations I had,I can't recommend her highly enough.
Rebecca Lino
Rebecca Lino
04:02 02 Mar 22
Dr. Goldberg is kind and very caring, always so concern about how other feels. Her work is superb very excellent, I came across her at Harbor UCLA and has been the best. Planning to visit her office also, I love Dr. Goldberg she knows best take your problem areas to her she is specialized, u won't be disappointed.
Ingela Jussen
Ingela Jussen
18:52 16 Feb 22
I had a nipple sparing masectomy with immediate reconstruction with tissue exapander. Dr. Goldberg and her staff are excellent and I am very happy with my results. I would recommend anyone to Dr.Goldberg Plastic Surgery.Dr.Goldberg is so open and kind. She and her staff have been with me every step of the way through this difficult journey and I have felt so supported. I am so grateful to her and her staff for the great work that they do.
Gianna Sanchez
Gianna Sanchez
21:31 09 Feb 22
Dr. Goldberg performed reconstructive surgery alongside my surgeon for my breast cancer treatment in 2020. Her staff was wonderful to work with, and made it a point to follow up with me after surgery just to see how I was feeling, even giving me their personal cell phone number in case I had any questions or concerns. My experience with Dr. Goldberg and her staff was wonderful from beginning to end, and I'd recommend them without hesitation to anyone considering her services!
Gina Collins
Gina Collins
23:44 28 Jan 22
I had right breast reconstruction and left breast reduction with Dr. Goldberg Plastic Surgery. She is amazing! She and her staff are so knowledgeable and welcoming. My questions are invited and well-answered. I love the extra little touches, like the text I received the night before my surgery to wish me well. I will definitely recommend her to friends and family.
Rogelio Ruiz
Rogelio Ruiz
18:49 28 Jan 22
I saw Dr. Goldberg for a broken finger repair. The experience was great and she made sure I knew what to expect during the process. Very pleasant experience. Great doctor and I would recommend Dr. Goldberg Plastic Surgery to anyone.
Lynne Amberg
Lynne Amberg
18:31 28 Jan 22
My Dad had skin cancer removal from scalp and nose. Excellent customer service and beautiful results. Dr. Goldberg Plastic Surgery is excellent and I am happy to recommend her office to my friends.
Maria Mayorga
Maria Mayorga
02:11 25 Jan 22
I had Breast reconstruction with a DIEP flap at Dr. Goldberg Plastic Surgery. She was wonderful. She was very knowledgeable and supportive through my whole process. My results after my surgery made me feel whole again! I feel so happy to have had her as my doctor.
Monica Martin
Monica Martin
22:43 21 Jan 22
I went Dr Goldberg plastic surgery for excess breast tissue removal and tummy tuck my experience was amazing. Her professionalism was superb and bedside manners so comforting. I would highly recommend Dr. Goldberg for all of your plastic surgery needs!
Dorothy Gamboa
Dorothy Gamboa
22:12 21 Jan 22
I went to Dr. Goldberg Plastic Surgery and had a double mascetomy and bilateral reconstruction with Diep Flap procedure. I had great results. Also, had second stage reconstruction and liposuction with Dr. Goldberg. I love my results and am feeling so beautiful and confident. I would recommend anyone to Dr. Goldberg Plastic Surgery.
My K
My K
17:21 29 Dec 21
The services that I have received from Dr. Goldberg are excellent. I have had the migraine for years. Dr. Goldberg has given me the Botox treatments which have resolved my headache migraine. The latest treatment that I received from Dr. Goldberg, was the Microneedling or so called “Vampire Facial!” I start noticing more vibrant, youthful skin within the first week: my skin tone tighter, even-toned, younger-looking skin! Not only Dr. Goldberg gave me the best treatment, she also follow up my health exam by face-time me daily for the first four days after the post procedure. Dr. Goldberg ensures that her patient is satisfied with the result of her treatment. It is difficult to find the best doctor, who has the combination of personal touch and delicate care/kindness for a patient as a person with the outstanding quality of surgical care. It is Dr. Goldberg, who has both these qualities. Dr. Goldberg and her staff are friendly, kind, and patient. They ensured I had a smooth prep, surgery, and follow-up. I am so glad that I choose her as my personal surgeon. I gave her expertise with the overall experience/treatments/kindness and her staff FIVE stars! HIGHLY RECOMMEND to anyone looking for a specialist!
Young Kwon
Young Kwon
18:08 20 Dec 21
Dr. Goldberg did a very good job for my wife's breast reconstruction surgery after breast mastectomy cancer surgery. We are very lucky to have her as my wife's breast reconstruction surgeon. She is very professional, kind and thoughtful to her patient. We are very happy for the results.
Mary Kilzi
Mary Kilzi
03:57 03 Nov 21
Dr Goldberg is amazing. She is so professional and sincere explaining the entire procedure that you are having, i never felt rushed in any of my appointments and always came away feeling really good. Her staff Reina and Sophie are super nice and answered all my questions.
Marilyn Van
Marilyn Van
23:06 02 Nov 21
Dr. Goldberg is amazing. Dr. Goldberg did my reconstruction work after a mastectomy. I have other doctors who have seen her work on me and they’re impressed with her skills. I highly recommend her. Plus Sophie who works for her is also amazing. Love them both.
Shadeh Tabatabai
Shadeh Tabatabai
21:54 28 Sep 21
Dr. Goldberg is absolutely amazing! I’m scared of needles but she’s extremely soothing and calming, and gentle with every procedure I’ve had done. She thoroughly explains solutions and procedures, and everyone at her office is so nice and welcoming and supportive. Can’t recommend her enough!!
Cher
Cher
23:16 24 Sep 21
Dr. Goldberg and her staff are the best.
MJ S
MJ S
20:56 13 Nov 19
Dr. Goldberg is the best surgeon in California, perhaps the entire United States. She is incredibly intelligent but has the skills to go along with those smarts.If I could give more than five stars I would. For all your plastic surgery needs, she is above and beyond your best option.Thank you Dr. Goldberg, from the bottom of mine and my wife's hearts. You are incredible.Go see her. You will be just as happy as my wife and I are.Ps. If I could give my wife’s body more than 5 stars I would too 🙂
chelly McKay
chelly McKay
19:51 26 Jul 19
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Am I a Candidate for a Breast Lift?

Women who do not smoke, are in generally good health, and have reasonable expectations for the results of their breast lift surgery are ideal candidates for the procedure. In many cases, candidates were confronted with one or more of the following conditions:

  • Breasts that have become deformed and have lost their shape
  • Drooping or sagging breasts
  • Enlargement of the areolas
  • A nipple and areola complex that is positioned in a downward direction 
  • Breasts that are not symmetrical (additional breast surgery techniques may be needed)

Breast Lift Patient Before and After Surgery

*Individual Results May Vary
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How Is a Breast Lift Performed?

What Is Discussed At My Consultation?

During your consultation with Dr. Goldberg, you will be discussing your goals regarding the appearance and the feel of your breasts. Dr. Goldberg will assess your breasts in order to determine whether or not a breast lift would be beneficial for you.

If she determines that you are a good candidate for breast lift surgery, then she will select the type of anesthesia that she will use for the procedure, as well as the type of incision that she will make. After that, she will answer to any inquiries or worries that you might have regarding your lift and give you instructions for pre and post operation.

WHAT KIND OF ANESTHESIA IS USED FOR BREAST LIFT SURGERY?

Either local or general anesthesia may be administered, and the decision will be made based on the extent of the procedure (which factors include the size and shape of the breasts, the amount of excess skin that needs to be removed, and the size and position of the areolas). You will not feel any pain at any point during the surgical procedure, regardless of the type of anesthesia that is administered.

What Happens During My Breast Lift?

Following the administration of the anesthesia, Dr. Goldberg will then proceed to make an incision in the breast. She will be lifting and reshaping the breast tissue that lies beneath. She will also be repositioning the nipple and the areola. If it turns out to be necessary, she will also make the size of the areola smaller. At the end of the procedure, the incisions will be stitched up, and then you will be ready to start your recovery.

Depending on how complex the procedure is, it can take anywhere from two to three hours to finish.

Where Will My Breast Lift Incisions Be?

When performing breast lift surgery, Dr. Goldberg uses one of the following three different types of incisions:

  • Donut lift:Used for treating minimal sagging. A cut is made all the way around the areola for this procedure. Because it results in very little movement of the nipple-areola complex position in relation to the breast mound, this lift technique is the least effective of the three that are available. In addition, because of the tension that exists around the nipple, the scar that surrounds the nipple typically grows larger with time.
  • Lollipop lift: Used to treat moderate to severe sagging. The incision is made all the way down to the bottom of the breast, giving it the appearance of a lollipop. It is made all the way around the areola. This is a significantly more efficient method of lifting. When augmenting the upper pole of the breast and adding fullness to the overall breast, Dr. Goldberg often uses the patient’s own breast tissue.
  • Anchor or inverted-T lift: Used to treat severe cases of sagging and correction. The incision starts out as a lollipop lift, but then another incision is made below the breasts across the inframammary fold (also known as the breast crease). This breast lift method is extremely effective. The horizontal component of the scar is reduced to a minimum by Dr. Goldberg, which results in fewer scars being left on your breast. Dr. Goldberg may also perform a technique known as autoaugmentation, in which the patient’s own breast tissue is used to augment the upper pole of the breast. This results in the breast appearing to be fuller.

Here are some examples to illustrate the various types of breast lifts.

Breast Lift Lollipop Before and After

Breast Lift Lollipop Before and After 2

Breast Lift Lollipop Before and After 3

*Individual Results May Vary

Case Study: Lollipop Breast Lift

A woman in her sixties who has unequal breast development is shown here. She had a lollipop lift performed on her left breast in order to achieve the same breast shape and size as her right breast.

At just three months, this is an early result.

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Breast Lift Anchor Before and After

*Individual Results May Vary

Case Study: Anchor Breast Lift

An anchor breast lift was performed on this patient.

The patient is a 42-year-old woman who went through an anchor breast lift procedure in which her own breast tissue was used to augment the upper pole fullness of her breasts. The end result is a significant lift of the breast, the return of the breast’s natural shape, and the fullness that was lost in the upper pole of the breasts.

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What Is GalaFLEX® Surgical Scaffolding?

GalaFLEX® surgical scaffolding is a mesh-like material that is inserted into the breast during the lifting procedure. By serving to reinforce the tissues, this mesh performs the function of an internal bra. Breast lifts performed with GalaFLEX® typically produce results that are more long-lasting.

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What Is Breast Lift Recovery Like?

Immediately following your procedure, a tube may be placed in your body to remove any fluid or blood that has accumulated. You will experience some soreness, swelling, and bruising in your breasts, however, these side effects will disappear within two weeks. Medicines can be taken to alleviate any discomfort post operation. 

Following surgery, you will be advised to refrain from engaging in physically taxing activities for a period of two weeks, but you should be able to go back to work within one to two weeks. Numbness in the area is a common side effect that may last for as long as six weeks after the surgery. In order to hasten your recovery during this time period, you will be required to wear a compression garment.

What Results Can I Expect From Breast Lift Surgery?

How Long Until I See My Results?

The results of your procedure will be noticeable as soon as it is complete, despite the fact that you will experience some bruising and swelling in the area. However, it may take anywhere from three to six weeks before you see the full effects of your surgery.

Will There Be Any Scars?

Incisions need to be made in order to perform breast lift surgery, so it is inevitable that you will have scarring after the procedure. If a lollipop or anchor/inverted-T incision is used, there will be some scarring that is visible on the breast skin. However, a good portion of the scarring from a breast lift will be concealed in the breast contours around the areola and in the natural creases of the breasts. The scars should become less noticeable over time.

Can a Breast Lift Be Combined With Other Procedures?

Yes. Although there are women who opt to have a breast lift as their only surgical procedure, the majority of women opt to combine their breast surgery with other procedures. A breast lift combined with breast implants (augmentation) is one of the most popular combinations of procedures, as is a breast reduction followed by a lift. When women want to change the size of both of their breasts at the same time, they often opt to have combinations performed.

Because you will be trying to recover from multiple procedures simultaneously, combining procedures can result in a shorter overall recovery period, which is one of the benefits of combining procedures .

How Much Does a Breast Lift Cost?

The cost of a breast lift is patient-specific, as is the case with all surgical procedures. The extent of the correction, the type of anesthesia that is administered, the incision technique that is required, and whether or not the breast lift is combined with other procedures are all factors that affect the price of the breast lift. During your consultation, you will be given an accurate cost estimate to review and consider.

Interested in Breast Lift Surgery in South Bay?

Please give us a call at (310) 325-0310 or fill out our contact form if you are interested in breast lift surgery or with any of the other procedures that we provide. We can’t wait to be of assistance in making you feel more at ease and confident in your own skin!

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