Breast uplift (mastopexy) at Spire Hartswood Hospital

Inclusive treatment and care from £6,005

At Spire Hartswood Hospital, we offer breast uplift surgery using effective techniques to reshape drooping or sagging 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
  • Specialist in a wide range of treatments
  • Flexible payment options to help you spread the cost

Breast uplift surgery: what to expect at Spire Hartswood

Spire Hartswood is a well-established provider of private hospital treatments to patients across Essex and the South East. We have a choice of cosmetic surgeons who are experienced in breast uplift techniques to reshape breasts without altering their size. We provide fast consultations with expert advice to help you make the right decision for you. Plus, our personalised expert aftercare will help you get back to your usual lifestyle as quickly as possible.

How much does Breast uplift (mastopexy) cost at Spire Hartswood Hospital

A breast uplift procedure is available from £6,005.

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.

You can trust Spire Hartswood Hospital to provide you with a single, fixed price1 so there are no surprises. Finance options are available through our chosen partner2.

1Important: 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. 2 Spire Healthcare Limited is acting as a credit broker to Zebra Health Finance Limited. Company No. 09406708. Registered at 1 Worsley Court, High Street, Worsley, Manchester, M28 3NJ. www.zebrahealthfinance.com Zebra Health Finance Limited is a appointed representative of Chrysalis Finance Limited and Shawbrook Bank Limited is the lender. Spire Healthcare Ltd does not receive payment for arranging credit. All parties named here are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Credit acceptance is subject to application and status. Terms and conditions apply.

Preparing for breast uplift surgery at Spire Hartswood

Getting here

At Spire Hartswood, we’re very easy to reach from the A12, A13 and M11, based just 25 miles from London Stansted Airport and 20 miles from central London. 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

You may be able to go home on the same day as your operation. If you do need to stay overnight, you'll have one of our private en-suite rooms. All of our rooms have:

  • A wall-mounted TV
  • WiFi access
  • An en-suite bathroom
  • Comfortable chairs for your visitors

Here’s what to expect after you arrive for your breast uplift surgery:

  • You’ll meet your surgical team and anaesthetist
  • You’ll be given a general anaesthetic so you’ll be asleep for the operation
  • Your surgeon will carry out the operation to lift and reshape your breasts, using the technique previously agreed at your consultation
  • Your operation will take around one to three hours

Q & A

Amar Ghattaura, Consultant Cosmetic Surgeon

Talking about breast uplift surgery

Breast uplift surgery: your recovery

After surgery, you’ll 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:

Treatment and recovery timeline

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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

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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