Sagging breasts

This surgery analyzes the extent of sagging and volume of the breasts and corrects their shape and nipple position. The lifting, augmentation and reduction surgeries are performed together depending on the symptoms and the surgery makes elastic and voluptuous breasts.

Operation time

3 – 4 hours




1 day

Suture removal

After 10 – 14 days


After 3 – 4 days

What is sagging breast surgery?

The reduced fat and tissues in the mammary glands degrades the elasticity of breasts, making the skin droopy.
The sagging breast surgery analyzes the size and sagging of the breasts and corrects their shape and nipple position.

Special features of VIEW’s sagging breast surgery

Enhanced elasticity of the breasts

It reduces the size and enhances the elasticity of the breast tissues.

Lifting care

It provides breast lifting with the surgery to continuously take care of the elasticity of the breasts after the surgery.

The most attractive breast volume

It maintains the chest circumference, nipples and breast height to make the most attractive breast volume.

When you need sagging breast surgery

01If you have small and sagging breasts compared to the body

02If you have excessively large and sagging breasts compared to the body

03If you have reduced breast elasticity due to a drastic diet

04If you have severe breast ptosis due to pregnancy and childbirth

05If you have sagging breast tissue and reduced elasticity due to aging

Diagnosis of sagging breasts

Grade A breast ptosis

If the nipples are below the lower fold of the breasts by 1cm or more

Grade B breast ptosis

If the nipples are below the lower fold of the breasts by 1 – 2cm but a little bit higher than the lowest tissues

Grade C breast ptosis

If the nipples are below the lower fold by 3cm or more and facing downwards

Operation method

Classification Vertical incision Nipple incision O-shaped incision
Image Armpit incision Nipple incision Under breast incision
Feature The most frequently performed surgery
Correction possible even with large breast reduction
Preserve senses around the nipples
Good for breasts that are not too big and sagging too much
Incise around the nipples.
The most traditional surgery method
Make O-shape around the nipples
Effective on large and severely sagging breasts
Advantages Remove sufficient amount of tissues and maintains good shape after the surgery Unnoticeable scars with limited visibility around the nipples Easy to predict the surgery results and preserve nipple functions
Disadvantages The difficult surgery should be performed by experienced medical specialists for less scars and low possibility of complications Less tissue reduction and breasts may become wide and flabby More scars compared to other surgeries
The method of the sagging breast surgery varies by breast size and ptosis (sagging).
  • 1If breast volume is small and breast ptosis is not severe, breast augmentation with implants can improve symptoms to some extent.
  • 2For severe breast ptosis, sagging skin is removed by an incision around the nipples, breast tissues are gathered and fixed into a cone shape to correct the sagging breasts.
  • 3In the case of mammose and severe breast ptosis, breast reduction should be combined for better results.

Why VIEW’s breast surgery has been receiving the spotlight

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Satisfactory results

Breast surgery with functional and aesthetic aspects from the cooperation between cosmetic and general surgeons (breast diagnosis)
Customized surgery considering physical features like height, chest circumference and extent of sagging

Thorough preparation for safety

The anesthesiologist participates in the entire surgery process including surgery planning and performing the surgery to ensure safety
The anesthesiologist resides in the hospital for real-time monitoring until the patient regains their consciousness

Special care after the surgery

Elasticity recovery and recovery management by the dedicated department
Manages scars after surgery and prevents capsular contracture

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• Please be careful because common complications like bleeding, infection and inflammation after the surgery varies by patient.