Cat’s Tail Vertical Scar Mastopexy with Bipedicle Flap for Ptotic Breasts

  • Umar D. Khan


Women are conscious of their looks and body proportions and that may, in turn, affect their self-esteem immensely and have a positive impact on their confidence. For the same reason, many females feel incomplete without well-proportioned or positioned breasts. There are a number of procedures available today to treat ptosis in order to restore normal NAC to IMC relationship configuration and rejuvenate the lost breast shape at the same time. The selection of the procedure depends on physical findings and experience and preference of the surgeon’s anatomy of a normal and ptotic breast. The author discusses the history of ptosis surgery and described the technique of cat’s tail vertical scar mastopexy with pedicle flap.


Xiphoid Process Vertical Scar Augmentation Mammaplasty Good Blood Supply Ptotic Breast 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ReShape Cosmetic Surgery UKWest Malling KentUK

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