Breast uplift at Spire Cardiff Hospital

Inclusive treatment and care from £6,325

At Spire Cardiff Hospital, our consultants offer effective breast uplift surgery for sagging or drooping breasts.

Sometimes also called

  • Breast lift
  • Mastopexy

At a glance

  • Typical hospital stay
    1 night

  • Procedure duration
    1-3 hours

  • Type of anaesthetic
    General

  • Available to self-pay?
    Yes

  • Covered by health insurance?
    No

Why Spire?

  • You can usually see a consultant within a few days of enquiry
  • Wide range of treatments offered
  • Flexible payment options to help you spread the cost

By Wallace Health I Medically reviewed by Adrian Roberts.
Page last reviewed: October 2018 I Next review due: October 2021

Breast uplift surgery: what to expect at Spire Cardiff

At Spire Cardiff, we’re proud to be the largest, modern provider of private hospital care in Wales. Our cosmetic surgeons each have considerable experience in breast uplift techniques that reshape your breasts without affecting their size. It’s quick and easy to book an appointment to see one of our team of experts. They can offer advice to help you make the best decision and provide a care plan that’s tailored to you.

How much does Breast uplift cost at Spire Cardiff Hospital

We’re a trusted and popular choice for breast uplift surgery and our inclusive prices and access to payment plans make it easy and more affordable.

Breast uplift Fees
Initial consultation £150
Treatment £6,175
Aftercare Included
Guide price £6,325
Monthly treatment price

(Loan applicable to the treatment cost and excludes the initial consultation)

£174
Representative example
Loan amount £5,425
Deposit £750
Loan period 36 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £6,264

The guide price displayed shows what most patients who pay for their own treatment should expect to pay for treatment. The price may vary depending on Consultant, type of anaesthetic, implant or drug used, and may also vary due to your medical history.

Spire Cardiff Hospital can provide you with a single, fixed price so there are no surprises. Please read Spire Healthcare's terms and conditions for full details of what’s included and excluded in your fixed price when paying for yourself. Finance options are available through our partner Omni Capital Retail Finance Ltd, 10 Norwich Street, London, EC4A 1BD.

Preparing for breast uplift surgery at Spire Cardiff

Getting here

Spire Cardiff Hospital is located a short distance from Junction 30 of the M4 and is well signposted. We also have free on-site parking available for you and your visitors.

Your consultations

Once you’ve made an enquiry, we can arrange for you to meet with one of our cosmetic surgeons in a private consultation room – usually within a few days. There’ll be a chance to discuss your reasons for having treatment, as well as your medical history. Your consultant will explain what will happen during the procedure, including the type of anaesthetic you'll have. They may also need you to have a pre-operative assessment.

You can also find out more about:

  • The risks and complications
  • Any tests you may need to have before surgery
  • How the medical team will support your recovery and aftercare

Your consultant will explain that there’s no pressure to make any decisions during the appointment. Even if you’re confident you want to go ahead, there’s plenty of time to change your mind during the two week cooling-off period.

Breast uplift surgery: your procedure

When you arrive at Spire Cardiff, you’ll meet your surgical team and anaesthetist before your operation. You’ll have a general anaesthetic for the procedure, which means you’ll be asleep throughout.

The operation usually takes between one and three hours. It involves the surgeon making cuts (incisions) in order to lift and reshape your breasts. They’ll use the techniques you agreed during your consultation.

You may be able to go home on the same day as your surgery but, if you need to stay over, you’ll have your own comfortable, en-suite room that provides all the home comforts you need, including:

  • TV
  • Window
  • Armchair
  • En-suite

Q & A

Amar Ghattaura, Consultant Cosmetic Surgeon

Talking about breast uplift surgery

Breast uplift surgery: your recovery

After surgery, you’ll probably feel some pain or discomfort – our nursing team will give you painkillers to help you with this.

Although everybody’s different and you should always follow your consultant’s advice, here’s a typical recovery timeline for breast uplift surgery:

Same day or next day

Leave hospital

1-2 weeks

Stitches removed or dissolved

1-2 weeks

May be able to drive

2 weeks

Back to work, depending on your job

2 weeks

Able to do light activities

6 weeks

Back to your normal activities

Up to 6 weeks

Wear a support bra for 24 hours a day

Up to 1 year

Keep your scars out of direct sunlight

1 year

Shape of your breasts should've settled

  • Same day or next day


    Leave hospital

  • 1-2 weeks


    Stitches removed or dissolved

  • 1-2 weeks


    May be able to drive

  • 2 weeks


    Back to work, depending on your job

  • 2 weeks


    Able to do light activities

  • 6 weeks


    Back to your normal activities

  • Up to 6 weeks


    Wear a support bra for 24 hours a day

  • Up to 1 year


    Keep your scars out of direct sunlight

  • 1 year


    Shape of your breasts should've settled

How to get to us

We're a 15 minute taxi ride from Cardiff Central railway station.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Cardiff Hospital,

Croescadarn Road
Pentwyn
Cardiff
CF23 8XL

Main Switchboard:  02920 735 515

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  02920 542 509

The treatment described on this page may be adapted to meet your individual needs, so it's important to follow your healthcare professional's advice and raise any questions that you may have with them.

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Sources

  • https://baaps.org.uk/patients/procedures/5/breast_uplift_mastopexy
  • https://www.spirehealthcare.com/treatments/cosmetic-surgery/breast-uplift-mastopexy/
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