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Yes:male/female?: Ya areola reduction is commonly performed as an integral part of breast reductions or breast lifts in females and as part of gynecomastia repair in males. Although simple excision of the underlying breast tissue in gynecomastia is commonly associated with shrinkage of the areola. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Modestly: A circumferential areolar breast lift (benelli breast lift) may modestly lift breasts. This operation is indicated for patients with mild breast drooping ( ptosis). Seek consultation with board certified plastic surgeons who can demonstrate significant experience helping patients in your situation. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will areola reduction surgery correct the irregular shape o my areola? My nipples are not abnormally large. I am actually happy with their general appearance, but one of my areolae is not completely round. It has almost a half-moon shaped indentation on o
Am i a good candidate for areola reduction? Pregnancy made my breasts increase so much that my areolas are too big. Even though i want to get pregnant again in the future, can I get areola reduction now?
Areola: Yes, see a plastic surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
How will an areola reduction affect my ability to breast feed? Will an areola reduction surgery affect my ability to breast feed if i decide to have children?
Possibly.: Depending on exactly what type of procedure is performed ( best discussed with your plastic surgeon), some patients are not able to breast-feed after any type of breast surgery that involves incisions around the areola. Again, best to check with your plastic surgeon for more specific advice/predictions. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can an areola reduction be performed at the same time as other breast alteration surgeries? My breasts have been gradually sagging for a little while. (gravity is starting to take hold.) now, my areolae seem to be getting bigger or longer. My doctor says
Absolutely. : Absolutely. In fact, the areola diameter is nearly always reduced during a breast lift or breast reduction surgery. However, over time, the areola size and shape may change. The areola nearly always stretch back to a larger size. This is highly dependent on the quality of your skin, and since you are considering a lift, that means that your skin has the propensity to stretch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer