Sagging Breasts

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What Causes Sagging Breasts?

While breast sagging can be a natural result of aging, some women experience more significant breast sagging, also known as ptosis.

With a reduction in breast volume, previously stretched breast skin and ligaments are unable to contract back as much due to a loss of elasticity over time. This results in changes to the size, shape and firmness of breasts.

Causes of Breast Sagging (Ptosis):

  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Breastfeeding
  • Considerable weight loss
  • Large, heavy breasts
  • Decreased estrogen post-menopause


How to Tell If You Have Sagging Breasts?

A “pencil test” can be used for determining whether you have breast sagging. A pencil is placed under the fold of your breasts (also known as the inframammary fold). If the pencil stays in place instead of falling when you release the breast, it is an indication that there is a degree of breast sagging, and a breast lift procedure can be considered. Note that while the pencil test is not a medically prescribed diagnostic tool, this would provide some insight into the possible need of a breast lift.

During your consultation at Veritas, our doctor determines your degree of ptosis by taking measurements such as the distance your nipple falls below the line of your inframammary crease. These measurements will determine if a non-surgical breast lift or mastopexy procedure would better suit your needs.


Non-Invasive Breast Lift Laser

Fotona Intima Breast Lift is a non-invasive treatment that uses a combination of lasers that not only tightens skin around the breast, but also strengthens the deeper ligaments that could be overstretched post-breast feeding, or after large fluctuations in weight.

Compared to other methods of breast lifting such as surgical mastoepxy, an operation where excess breast skin is removed and the nipple and areola are repositioned to give tighter and fuller breasts, the results of laser breast lifting are less dramatic, but recovery time and a risks of incision scarring are not required.

"Fotona Intima Breast lifts involves a combination of non-ablative lasers that stimulate collagen production in a controlled manner is used that involves minimal recovery time and discomfort. It is a safe alternative to surgery, whereby daily activities can be resumed almost immediately."

Dr Chua Cheng Yu

  • 10+ years of medical experience
  • 10,000+ cases of aesthetic treatments
  • Known for unique treatment protocols from years of experience
  • Speaker and Trainer at American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
  • Regional Trainer for Ultraformer 3 HIFU, ProYellow Laser, Ellansé, AGNES RF, etc
  • The only official trainer for Fotona Lasers in Singapore

Dr Lena Fan

  • 10+ years of medical experience
  • 10,000+ cases of aesthetic treatments
  • Known for specialised treatments that cater towards feminine health
  • Trainer for non-invasive Vaginal Laxity & Urinary Incontinence treatments
  • Combined background in Aesthetic Medicine & Family Medicine


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