Breast uplift (mastopexy) at Spire Wellesley Hospital

Inclusive treatment and care from £6,300

At Spire Wellesley 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 diagnostic tests and scans
  • Expert, personalised treatments
  • Flexible payment options to help you spread the cost
  • Rated 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission

Breast uplift surgery: what to expect at Spire Wellesley

We provide comprehensive private hospital care for our patients across Essex and the South East. 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 (mastopexy) cost at Spire Wellesley Hospital

A breast uplift procedure is available from £6,300.

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 Wellesley 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 Wellesley

Getting here

Spire Wellesley Hospital is a couple of miles from Southend town centre, just off the A127. We’re a short taxi ride from the train station, which has a fast and regular connection to London Liverpool Street. We also have free on-site parking available for you and your visitors.

Your consultations

Once you’ve made an enquiry, we can arrange your first appointment within a few days.

You’ll meet one of our experienced cosmetic surgeons in a private consultation room. They’ll ask you about your medical history and why you’d like to have breast uplift surgery. There’ll be an opportunity for you to ask any questions about your treatment and recovery. You can also find out more about:

  • What’s involved, including the anaesthetic and any risks or complications
  • Tests that you may need before surgery
  • How long it will take to get back to normal
  • What support is available

There’s a cooling-off period for two weeks after your appointment. This gives you time to make sure you want to proceed with surgery.

Before you go ahead with the operation, you may need to have a pre-operative assessment.

Breast uplift surgery: your procedure

When you arrive at Spire Wellesley, 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 overnight, you’ll have your own comfortable, en-suite room that provides all the home comforts you need, including:

  • TV
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Armchair
  • Safe

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:

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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