Cheapest Breast Lift price in Istanbul is € 2,590. Average Breast Lift cost in Istanbul is € 3,172 where prices can go as high as € 5,000.
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Istanbul is the biggest city in Turkey and In Europe, according to population – it has over 14 million inhabitants. Istanbul is Turkey’s financial, cultural and healthcare hub – it’s the city with the most JCI accredited private hospitals. The city spreads on both sides of the Bosphorus – The strait that divides the Marmara Sea and the Black Sea. Istanbul also connects Europe to Asia forming a very interesting mix, both gastronomically and culturally.
Over 11 million tourists visited Istanbul in 2012, making it the fifth most popular tourist destination in the world.
The Blue Mosque
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also called the Blue Mosque incorporates Islamic architecture and Byzantine Christian elements in its design. It is considered to be the last great mosque of the classical period. The Mosque got its name from the 20,000 Iznik blue ceramic tiles used to line its interiors. The Blue Mosque is also the final resting place of Sultan Ahmed which commissioned the building in 1609, with work finishing in 1616.
The Basilica Cistern is one of the most popular tourist sites in Istanbul. The Cistern is huge, with a total of 336 columns arranged in 12 rows. It was built in order to store water during the Byzantine time – in the 6th century. Most of the columns feature decorative carvings, as they were re-used from other classical-age structures. Some of the most interesting columns on the site are the Medusa stones, in the north-west corner of the Cistern.
Topkapı Palace is one of the finest examples of Islamic art and architecture. The palace itself was built by Mehmet the Conqueror in the 15th century and has been the residence of Ottoman Sultans for over 400 years. The palace is a vast complex of richly decorated courtyards and rooms. The palace features a Harem, the Imperial Treasury room, the Imperial Council Chamber, the Second Court, the Third Court (the Sultan’s private rooms) and the Palace Kitchens. The palace became an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 and has been described as “one of the best examples of palaces of the Ottoman period”.
Tourists can enjoy a wide range of shopping centres and bazaars such as the Grand Bazaar, the Egyptian bazaar and many modern shopping malls all around Istanbul.
● Tourists arriving in Istanbul will be required to purchase a tourist Visa – the procedure can be easily done online or at a visa machine before the immigration section of the airport. The Visa costs around 20 USD.
● There are 3 main airports in Istanbul. Hazerfen Airport is a private airport with limited traffic. Atatürk Airport is located on the European side of Istanbul and Sabiha Gökçen Airport is located on the Asian side of Istanbul. Usually planes land at the Atatürk Airport (IATA:IST) which is just 20 km from the city centre. From there a visitor can take a taxi to Taksim Square for around TRY60. Tourists can also use a local airport service called Havataş which runs express bus services every 30 minutes for around TRY11 to Taksim Square and Aksaray.
● Food and drink at the airport is quite expensive and may cost 4 times more than in the city. It is advisable to bring your own meals from the town if you have a lot of waiting to do at the airport. There is also a supermarket close to the airport metro entrance where you can buy reasonably priced food and drink.
● You can change any sort of currency into the Turkish Lira (TRY) just about anywhere across Istanbul. Most shops and supermarkets also accept credit cards for payment.
● Roaming fees in Turkey are expensive, but you can simply buy a new SIM card when you reach Istanbul and use it for the duration of your stay.
● Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate, so the summer months are generally warm and in winter temperatures differ from place to place.
Breast lift surgery, also known as mastopexy, is a type of mammoplasty in which a patient’s sagging breasts are raised and firmed to a more aesthetically pleasing level. Breast lift surgery can modify the position, contour, and size of a patient's breasts. Mastopexy surgery can also remove excess skin tissue, excess fatty tissue, and overstretched ligaments from the patient's bust area and the internal breast tissue is also reshaped through this procedure.
There are two main types of breast lifts. The types of breast lifts depend on whether the patient wishes to reduce or enlarge her bust:
Mastopexy is recommended for any patient is bothered by the feeling that their breast has lost shape and volume.
Breast sagging or ptosis is part of the natural aging process, but several factors influence the degree to which breasts sag.
There are several types of ptosis, depending on the severity according to Regnault's classification published by Paula Regnault in 1976:
Breast lift procedure or mastopexy surgery is not recommended for patients with underlying health conditions such as heart problems and lung disease. Patients should be physically healthy and maintain a stable weight. Patients suffering from obesity and diabetes are not good candidates for breast lift surgery.
Heavy smokers should be aware that smoking can have an ill effect on the body’s capacity to heal and regenerate. If the patient is a smoker, she should quit smoking at least a month before going in for surgery. Patients may be advised to stop taking certain medicines such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, aspirin, and medicines that contain aspirin. Patients may also be asked to stop taking naturopathic substances such as garlic, gingko, and ginseng as they may affect clotting and anesthesia during the breast lift surgery.
The breast lift surgery technique depends on a few factors:
Once the surgeon decides on the technique that will be used and the incision spots, the patient is administered anesthesia or sedation. After the proper incision is created, the doctor can begin the breast lift procedure, which includes the removal of extra skin and lifting the breast tissue into the proper location. The breast tissue is reshaped with the nipple being repositioned higher on the chest wall. Larger areolas can also be reduced at this point. The area is then wrapped in bandages, and the breast lift recovery period can officially begin.
Patient is required to stay 1 night in the hospital
Between 2 to 3 hours
1 to 2 weeks
The average breast lift recovery period lasts a few weeks during which the patient needs to take certain precautions in order to ensure the success of the procedure. A special medical bra will be provided to the patient by the clinic. The medical bra will need to be worn during the full breast lift recovery period. Sleeping on the stomach is not allowed during the recovery period, because it can create a negative effect on the surgery’s outcome. A small, thin tube may be temporarily placed under the skin to drain excess blood or fluid. Patients usually return to work and normal activities such as sports in 1-2 weeks. Most of the post-operatory side effects occur during the first week after breast lift surgery.
Breast lift surgery complications can include:
The patient can feel pain, discomfort, swelling and a loss of nipple sensitivity after the surgery. Scars will generally be red at first, then purple, and then fade to become paler over 12 to 18 months. Side effects after breast lift surgery are at the strongest level in the first 4 days but will gradually subside.
Nipple sensitivity usually returns to normal in around 6 weeks to 6 months.
The average success rate based on mastopexy surgery patient reviews is 94,2%.
The results of mastopexy (breast lift) surgery can be seen immediately but the final results of the breast lift surgery will slowly become apparent during the course of a few months. It can take several months for the swelling to settle. The results of mastopexy surgery are long-lasting, but the patient's breasts will continue to change over time. The patient should adopt a healthy and active lifestyle in order to maintain a renewed and rejuvenated appearance after surgery.
Does Mastopexy Surgery Leave Scars?
Mastopexy surgery usually leaves a circular scar in the areola. Depending on how much lifting is required, the scars may be placed in the border of the areola and breast skin, extended down from the areola to the base of the breast or hidden in the fold of the chest.
Should I Have Mastopexy Surgery If I Plan on Having Children?
Mastopexy surgery does not impair breastfeeding. In rare cases, nerves or ducts can get damaged during the surgery and it may lead to reduced milk production. Pregnancy can affect the timing of a breast lift, as the whole pregnancy process has variable effects on the appearance or the function of the breasts. If you are planning to have a baby, it would be better to delay the breast lift surgery.
Will Mastopexy Surgery Change My Bust Size?
A breast lift procedure alone will not significantly change the size of the breasts. However, patients can opt for a breast lift with augmentation or breast lift with a reduction to achieve the desired result.
This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in June, 2019.