Most of the women desire for a beautiful, natural and youthful breast shape. Mastopexy or breast lift surgery is a cosmetic procedure performed to reshape and lift the saggy breast.It will give a firm and uplifted appearance, enhancing a female's body profile. The procedure involves removing excess skin from the breast, stretched out skin, reshaping the breast tissue and raising the nipple and areolae into a more forward position.

Breast lift in India

Medical tourism is one of the most growing industry and is getting a lot of support and promotion from the government. India is one of the preferred medical tourism destinations, is because of the blend of high-quality facilities, English-speaking medical professionals, and cost-effectiveness.

Indian doctors have gained recognition and are now famed throughout the world for their commitment and skills. Majority of the hospitals in India are offering international facilities with cutting-edge diagnostic methods and advanced technology for all type of cosmetic procedures. Breast lift surgeries performed by some of the most skilled and experienced cosmetic surgeons in India.

Cost Comparison

Cost of breast lift surgery in India, with the quality of treatment and aftercare provided, are comparable with few of the most hunted medical tourism destinations like Singapore, Turkey, Thailand, and UA. Breast lift surgery cost in India including the surgery and stay is almost less than one-sixth when compared with the treatment cost offered in US or UK.

Treatment and Cost


Total Days
In Country

2 No. Travelers

3 Day in Hospital

4 Days Outside Hospital

Treatment cost starts from

USD 2500

Frequently Asked Questions

Mastopexy, also known as breast lift is a surgical procedure done mostly in case of excessive sagging of the breasts to enhance their shape and appearance. It is done by removing the excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissues. The nipples are also raised in the process. This results in higher, firmer breasts. The stretched areola can also be reduced through breast lift surgery.

If you 18 years or above in age, concerned with your situation of drooping breasts, with a realistic expectation from the surgery then you are an ideal candidate for breast lift surgery.

Below are the criteria for breast lift surgery:

  • Situation of nipple is below the breast crease, pointing downwards.
  • Reduced volume in the top portion of the breasts.
  • Pendulous breasts or loss of firmness in the breasts.
  • Asymmetric size and shape of the breasts eg. one breast is lower than the other.
  • Increased elastic skin on the breast.
  • If you are losing confidence by the feeling that your breasts sag or have lost shape.

Cosmetic surgeons implement a variety of incision techniques for breast lift procedures. Which particular technique will be used varies from patient to patient depending upon the sagging situation, the amount of excess skin to be removed and the patient’s preference.

  • Crescent Lift Technique: It involves a small incision running halfway around the upper part of the breasts on the edge of areola. It is a minimal scarring technique generally done to raise the nipple and areola. The amount of visible change is limited.
  • Donut Lift: This technique is usually opted by women requiring a minimalistic breast lift. It involves a circular ring-shaped incision around the edge of the areola. This breast lift technique can also be effective in reducing the areola size.
  • Vertical or “Lollipop” Lift: It is the most commonly used technique for breast lift surgery. It involves two incisions, one being around the edge of the areola and the other being vertically down from the areola to the breast crease resembling the shape of a “lollipop” hence the name. It helps in correcting moderate sagging, elevating the nipples, reducing the stretched areola and firming of the breasts.
  • Inverted T or “Anchor” Lift: This technique is used in case of excessive sagging of the breasts. It involves three incisions: one around the edge of the areola, one starting from the end part of the areola up to the breast fold and one horizontally along the breast crease.

India is among the top destinations offering the best in class doctors and treatment facilities for breast surgery at affordable prices. The procedure takes around 2-3 hours and a stay of around a day or two at the hospitals. You would be required to stay in the town for approximately a week for checkups and followups as needed. Ten days stay around or near the hospital is more than enough for carrying out the entire procedure, recover and return.

On average, the breast lift surgery starts from USD 2,500 and going up to USD 3,600 depending on the technique used, experience of the surgeon, hospital or clinic and the destination where you opt to get the surgery done.

As per a survey, 80% of women who underwent breast lift surgery found the results to be satisfactory. The breasts become firm, the sagginess disappears and the appearance of the breasts gets enhanced. In cases of failed breast lift surgery: marks might be left on your breasts or there could be a difference between the shape of the two breasts. Changes can continue to happen for a year after the surgery. In such cases, corrective breast lift surgery is performed.

Below are some of the best hospitals for Breast Lift Surgery in India:

  • Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Delhi / NCR, India
  • Asian Institute Of Medical Sciences, Delhi / NCR, India
  • Jaypee Hospital, Delhi / NCR, India
  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi, India
  • Fortis La Femme, Delhi / NCR, India

Below are some of the best doctors for Breast Lift Surgery in India:

  • Dr. Pankaj Kumar Pande, Director- Surgical Oncology, Fortis Hospital, Delhi / NCR, India | Total Experience. : 21 Years
  • Dr. Kapil Kumar, Director- Surgical Oncology, Fortis Hospital, Delhi / NCR, India | Total Experience. : 30 Years
  • Dr. B Niranjan Naik, Director- Surgical Oncology, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Delhi / NCR, India | Total Experience. : 24 Years
  • Dr. Arvind Kumar Chauhan, Senior Consultant- Surgical Oncology, Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute, Delhi, India | Total Experience. : 21 Years
  • Dr. Rajeev Agarwal, Director-Breast Services, Cancer Institute, Medanta, Delhi / NCR, India | Total Experience. : 37 Years

The patient is kept one to two days under supervision post-surgery. Thereafter, the recovery time depends on the exact technique used in the surgery although, in any case, you should take two to three weeks off work post-surgery. Redness, pain, swelling and discomfort will be experienced around your incisions and your areola and nipple for a few days after the surgery. Also, the breasts might appear swollen and taught for at least six to eight weeks. You must avoid any such movement that can put strain or pressure on the breasts like gym, sports and lifting anything heavy. Surgical bras are recommended to be worn for two to three weeks after the surgery, after which you can wear regular bras. Bras with underwires should be strictly avoided.

You should prefer India over other destinations for breast lift surgery as it provides world-class facilities, best pre and post-operative care at an unmatchable cost. Confidentiality and comfort of international clients are also taken care of carefully. The cost of breast lift surgery while ensuring quality and effectiveness is not just affordable but is unparalleled compared to other countries. Although the level of facility, technology, expertise and care provided to breast lift clients in India is equivalent to any other western country.

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