Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Associates
Vincent D. Lepore, MD
2581 Samaritan Drive #102
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 356-4241

Breast Lift

Having children or losing a significant amount of weight can enhance your life in many ways. Unfortunately, your breasts can also be left looking saggy and flattened. For many women, gravity and time are enough to diminish the shapeliness of their larger breasts. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Vincent Lepore gives his patients a more youthful, renewed breast shape with a breast lift in San Jose.

Breast Lift Before & After Photos


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Breast Lift Before & After Photos

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.
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    Case #219

    Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift San JoseThis is a woman in her mid-40s, who has had children, and is bothered by the current appearance of her breasts. They have lost volume, and she notes... View Case 

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    Case #138

    Breast Lift-Short Scar, Breast AugmentationBreast Lift – Breast Augmentation – Remove & Replace Breast ImplantsPatients considering cosmetic breast surgery often tell us they like t... View Case 

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    Case #229

    San Jose-Tummy TuckThis 38-year old woman has undergone a combination of body contouring procedures to achieve her cosmetic goals. She has lost 80 lbs. through a diet and exercise program, a g... View Case 

  • Breast Lift case #187 before photo
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    Case #187

    This woman in her mid-30s wanted solutions to multiple concerns she was having about the appearance of her breasts: loss of volume (breast involution) and sagging (ptosis).After a co... View Case 

Understanding Breast Lift Surgery

Breast lift surgery, technically called mastopexy, can restore a firm, rounded shape to your breasts. This procedure is appropriate for women of all ages, although we encourage women who are considering future pregnancies to postpone their surgery until afterwards. Women visit Dr. Lepore for breast lift surgery from Palo Alto, Los Gatos, Campbell, and other nearby cities for their own personal reasons, which often include:

  • Creating firmer, shapelier breasts
  • Aligning breasts when one sits lower than the other
  • Reducing areola size
  • Enhancing other breast procedures, such as breast augmentation

Dr. Lepore strives to establish a comfortable, open relationship with his patients. He will allow plenty of time to thoroughly discuss your breast enhancement options and answer all of your questions at your consultation. Be sure to review before-and-after photos to see the improvements for some of our actual breast lift patients.

Women who have had one or more pregnancies can benefit from the combination of a breast lift with breast augmentation, liposuction, and a tummy tuck for a complete Mommy Makeover.

Dr. Vincent Lepore

Board-certified and Stanford-trained, Dr. Vincent Lepore is trusted by countless San Jose-area men and women to create the results they want using today's most reliable techniques. Get to know this remarkable surgeon.

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Your Breast Lift Surgery

Breast lift surgery is performed as an outpatient surgery that takes about 2 to 3 hours to complete, with additional time required when combined with other procedures. You will need to have someone drive you home and help you out for the first few days after your procedure.

Dr. Lepore performs breast lift surgery usually using either an anchor-shaped incision or a concentric (donut) incision around the areolas with or without a vertical incision. He repositions the nipples and areolas higher on the breasts, removes excess skin and tissue, and closes the incisions with fine sutures. Although scars cannot be completely avoided, they should lighten considerably over the first year.

Breast Lift Recovery

You will be required to wear a special support bra for the first 3 to 4 weeks while your body heals. You should be able to return to light activity, including work, within in 7 to 10 days. Strenuous arm movements and heavy lifting of any kind should be avoided for several weeks.

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Your New Look

Most women are very satisfied with their firm, more shapely breasts from breast lift surgery. Our breast lift patients often feel more attractive and self confident, both in and out of clothing.

If you choose to combine your lift with breast implants, your breasts will likely be perkier, larger, and fuller after surgery. For women who have lost breast volume due to time or pregnancies, combining a lift and augmentation can help restore their sense of femininity and confidence.

Dr. Lepore regards his role as plastic surgeon as more of a calling than a career, making patient care a priority. To learn more about breast enhancement, including breast lift surgery, request your complimentary cosmetic consultation online or call his office at (408) 356-4241.

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