Breast Lift Surgery in Spain

Breast lift in South Korea is an extremely popular plastic surgery procedure, performed by highly skilled and experienced aesthetic surgeons. South Korea is considered one of the largest hubs for cosmetic surgery procedures, in which people and celebrities from Asia, America, and the UK traveling all the way there for aesthetic improvement.

Breast lift in South Korea is often recommended alongside either breast augmentation or breast reduction procedure. The former helps add volume to the breasts and gives them the desired shape, contour, and volume, the latter helps reduce the volume of bulky breasts. Breast lift, on the other hand, helps lift the sagging or drooping breasts, which may happen because of aging, childbirth, or other reasons.

Cost Comparison

The cost of breast lift in South Korea starts from about 5000 USD. Although South Korea may cost more than other popular countries for breast lift procedure, the expertise available, and the success rates in terms of desired results remains unmatched.

The cost of breast lift in India, Turkey, and Hungary, for example, starts from about 2500 USD. The cost of the same procedure is much more in the Western countries, including the UK, US, and Australia.

Treatment and Cost

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About the Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

There are millions of women around the world who are unhappy with their breast contour. While some believe that they just have to “deal” with it for their entire lifetime, others decide to undergo a procedure called mastopexy, popularly known as a breast lift.

A breast lift is a cosmetic procedure conducted to tighten the saggy skin around the breasts and to lift them up for better contour. It works by tightening the tissue around the breasts and removing excess skin to provide desired shape and support by resulting in breast reduction and lift.

A breast lift is an outpatient procedure that lasts over a period of two to three hours. It is typically performed under general anesthesia. That is, the patient remains unconscious during the entire duration of the procedure and does not feel any pain or discomfort.

Why is mastopexy required?

The breast of a woman may change its shape and lose its tightness and youthful contour over a period of time. The youthful firmness and shape are lost because of many reasons and some of them are listed below:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Aging
  • Change in weight
  • Pregnancy
  • Gravity
  • Genetic reasons

Mastopexy or breast lift can help women regain the firmness of their breast and achieve that youthful shape again. This surgery not only helps support new breast contour but also helps reduce the size of the areola that may enlarge over a period of time.

Best Candidates For Mastopexy

Breast reduction and lift or breast augmentation and lift can be opted by a woman of any age, provided that the breasts are fully developed. Anyone who wants to change the following aspects for cosmetic reasons can undergo a breast lift surgery:

  • Position of their breast
  • Appearance of their breast
  • Loose skin around their breast
  • Position of their nipples
  • Sagging breast
  • Lost firmness of the breast
  • Lost elasticity of the skin around breast
  • Body figure

Women who wish to get a fuller appearance for their breast or reduce their size altogether should discuss their requirement with the surgeon before the procedure. There are other alternative surgeries that can help achieve that objective.

Women who look forward to reducing the size of their breasts while lifting them up can opt for breast reduction and lift. Women who wish to increase the size of their breasts while lifting them up can opt for breast lift and augmentation.

Breast lift with implants is used in case of women who wish to increase the size of their breasts. Breast implants contain silicone gel that adds volume to the breast and makes them appear fuller.

How is Breast Lift (Mastopexy) performed?

During breast lift with implants or without implants, you will be first asked to lie down on the operating table before the anesthesiologist injects general anaesthesia to put you into sedation or temporary sleep. Once you are unconscious, the surgeon will start by marking the desired location of the nipples.

Next, the surgeon removes the extra and saggy tissue around breasts and then lifts the breast tissue to the desired and marked position. It is at this step that breast implants, if desired, are also inserted and the skin of the breast is secured with bandages.

Depending on whether you would want your breast size to increase or decrease, the cosmetic surgeon will take specific steps to achieve the desired objective while lifting the breasts. You will be transferred to the recovery room after the procedure and later discharged on the same day as soon as you are out of the influence of the general anaesthesia.

Recovery from Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

  • After breast lift surgery, you will be asked to stop doing things that may up your risk of complications such as bleeding and scarring. For example, you may be asked to avoid medications that increase bleeding, stop smoking, and lifting heavy weights for at least four to six weeks after the surgery.
  • You may also be given a few medications to relieve pain and advised to support the breasts until the tissue heals completely. Typically, the stitches are removed within two to three weeks of the surgery and a minor follow-up procedure may be conducted to remove any difference in the size of the breasts if required.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of Breast Lift in Spain?

Breast lift is quite a popular phenomenon these days and it is being done by most people who love their body. It can cost approximately within the range of around USD 4,000 to 6,000 in Spain. You also need to keep in mind the assorted cost of travelling and staying.

What are the factors affecting the cost of Breast Lift in Spain?

Almost in all places the cost determining factors are more or less similar, be it Spain or other countries. The only difference is that, in Spain, it is quite cheaper yet better than most of the other countries. The factors that determine the price of the breast lift are noted below:

  • Hospitals are one of the most important determinant of price of Breast lift. Two third of the cost of the surgery depends on the hospitals and its charges for different things
  • Another means of cost that you just cannot evade is the doctor’s fees, something that highly determines the cost of the breast lift surgery.
  • Not only the surgeon, but also several other medical experts, physicians, psychologists and others, involved in the team, incur individual cost that keeps on adding to your bill.
  • Quality and size of the implants also determine the cost of the breast lift surgery. If you select a good quality implant the price goes high enough.
  • Care and dressing, till recovery, requires a separate cost which is visible after the breast lift surgery is complete.

Why should you opt for Breast Lift in Spain?
  • Breast lift surgery is among those surgeries that are very expensive all over the world. If you are looking for an affordable place to carry on with the breast lift surgery Spain is the best option.
  • Spain has the best surgeons, who are expert and have immense experience in the field of plastic surgery and intense surgeries like Breast lift. So you must get the breast lift surgery done in Spain.
  • After any surgery it is highly recommended to be in a healthy environment, and Spain’s soothing climate helps in faster recovery of the patient.
  • Moreover, Spain is an amazing tourist destination, so you can get your operation done, be fit and enjoy a nice holiday.

Who are the top Plastic surgeons in Spain for Breast Lift Surgery?

Dr. Francisco Giraldo Ansio, Dr. Maria Isabel Ruiz are the names that come back every time you are thinking about a plastic surgery, be it face, breast, eye or any other body part. Dr Jesús Benito Ruiz has more than 20 years of experience in the field of breast lift. He can be the best the best choice regarding breast lift surgery in Spain.

How to choose the right hospital or clinic for Breast Lift in Spain?

If choosing the right hospital is disturbing your sleep at night, then you must listen to your practical sense first. The very first thing to look for, while thinking about breast lift, is a good calculation of your expense. You must check your financial strength and see which hospital will be affordable for you. Then check if the hospitals has insurance facilities. When these are done, it is time to see if the doctor you choose is ready to operate you in the hospital. See if the hospital has enough emergency facility and proper guiding team who would guide you to the surgery.

How to get done the process for Breast Lift in Spain?

  • Look for hospitals and find the doctors.
  • Check your cost efficiency by planning your surgery during an off season, as hotels are cheap then.
  • Get your check-ups done to see if you are fit for the breast lift surgery.
  • Get everything planned before you move to Spain.

If all these are in order, it is not difficult to get your surgery done in Spain.

What is the health care infrastructure of Spain / Why should opt for Spain as a destination for your medical treatment?
Spain has a uni payer healthcare system. This means that there is universal coverage for most of the expenses (excluding prescription drugs). One might have to wait for quite some time to avail of elective procedure treatment in Spain. Non-European travelers must have valid health insurance coverage to benefit from the hospitals in Spain. One can also avail of it on a residency visa. The private insurance system helps you to avail the benefits at monthly costs. The taxes in Spain are comparatively lower than those of other European countries. Hence, one can surely opt for this country for medical treatment.
What are the conditions of the hospitals in Spain? Are they JCI certified? What is the quality of the support staff in the hospitals?
The Joint Commission International (JCI) is a global leader in health care accreditation. JCI accreditation is considered a gold standard in worldwide health care. It provides the most skilled and experienced healthcare professionals in the medical industry, as evaluators of the rigorous international standards in healthcare quality and patient safety. Here are a few JCI certified hospitals in Spain :
  • Vithas Xanit International Hospital
  • Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud
  • Centro Médico Quironsalud Teknon
  • Hospital General de Catalunya
  • Instituto de Microcirugía Ocular (IMO Barcelona)
  • Sanitas Hospitales
  • Guttmann Institute
  • Instituto Balear de Oftalmología (IBO)
Are the doctors/surgeons in Spain of the best quality?
The hospitals in Spain are based on “el sistema national de salud” which provides high-quality care and medical centres, that is, “centros de salud”. This system has public and private healthcare systems, often within the same level. Since many countries send ex-pats here, one can even find an English speaking doctor very easily. Most doctors are adequately skilled and can handle the cases.
What is the process for obtaining a medical visa in Spain?
One has to apply for a Schengen Visa to gain entry into Spain for a medical purpose. The required documents when applying for a Schengen Visa for Medical Treatment are as follows:
  1. Visa application form.
  2. Two photos.
  3. Valid travel document/passport.
  4. A copy of your passport's data page.
  5. Roundtrip flight reservation.
  6. Travel Medical Insurance.
  7. Proof of accommodation
What support services does MediGence provide in Spain?
MediGence has been praised on a global scale for the list of services they provide. Apart from the listed services, the staff and the guides are adorned for their customer interaction, impromptu assistance, and various other assistance related guidance throughout the tour. Thus, the list of services provided by MediGence are:
  • Insurance query related guidance
  • In-detail guidance till completion of the medical tour
  • Visa Assistance
  • Free airport to hospital transfer
  • On-Ground Support
  • Teleconsultations
  • Accommodations Assistance
  • Rehabilitation and recovery services
Which are the best cities in Spain for medical treatment?
Spain has many cities like Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, and Pamplona that have some of the best hospitals in Spain. Madrid has good hospitals for general and reproductive health facilities. Barcelona has hospitals specializing in child healthcare.

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