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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

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Dr. Dennis Dass
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

My wife had hers removed when she had her breast reduction.

In brief: Yes

My wife had hers removed when she had her breast reduction.
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