Breast uplift (mastopexy) at Spire Southampton Hospital

Inclusive treatment and care from £6,545

At Spire Southampton Hospital, we use trusted, clinically proven breast uplift surgery techniques to reshape 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?

  • Fast access to a wide range of treatments
  • Consultants who are experts in their field
  • Clear, simple pricing and flexible payment options
  • Rated 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission

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 Southampton

At Spire Southampton, we provide comprehensive private hospital care for our patients across the South Coast. 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 Southampton 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 £120
Treatment £6,425
Aftercare Included
Guide price £6,545
Monthly treatment price

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

£260
Representative example
Loan amount £5,675
Deposit £750
Loan period 24 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £6,240

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 Southampton 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 Southampton

Getting here

We're a 10 minute taxi ride from Southampton Central train station or 15 minutes from Southampton International Airport.

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 Southampton, 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. If you’ve come with a friend or family member, they’re welcome to wait in your room or our restaurant while you have your operation.

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

  • TV
  • En-suite
  • Bedside cabinet
  • Two armchairs
  • Window
  • Telephone

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

A 10 minute taxi ride from Southampton Central train station or 15 minutes from Southampton International Airport, we provide private hospital treatments, procedures, tests and scans to patients from Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, the Isle of Wight, the south coast of England and the Channel Islands.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Southampton Hospital,

Chalybeate Close
Southampton
SO16 6UY

Main Switchboard:  023 8077 5544

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  023 8091 4471

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/
  • https://www.tsft.nhs.uk/media/468435/mastopexy.pdf
  • https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/breast-lift/about/pac-20393218?p=1
  • http://www.thebestbreast.com/breast-lift-choices/
  • https://www.bupa.co.uk/health-information/cosmetic-surgery-and-procedures/breast-uplift-surgery