Breast lifts are on the rise. I have been performing two breast lifts with or without implants per week. Limiting the incision to just around the areola (dark area around the nipple) helps the scar blend in and is harder to discern when healed. The sensation to the nipple is usually preserved with this technique and the postoperative pain is minimal with patients returning back to work in just a couple of days. Having a fear of needles myself (can you believe it???) I use absorbing sutures so there are no stitches to remove. I do not use any drains in my breast cases either. You can return to your normal gym workout in just 30 days! This includes cases where an implant is used to fill some of the extra skin as well.