Breast lift and Breast Implant, or breast lift and tissue expansion for tuberous breasts? (Photo)
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Tuberous Breast and tissueexpanders
I do not think that tissue exoander will be necessary, though I would need to confirm this on physical examination.
If your goal is a B cup, the lift will be key, and you may have enough volume of your own to avoid an implant
I know that will most likely make things more confusing so i apologise, but it does emphasize thatyour case is not simple, and that multiple approaches can be used to achieve your goal
All the best
Treatment of tuberous breasts
- I think your breast size and shape does not require a breast expander,
- The first goal is to lift and re-shape your breasts.
- The photo suggests you may already be a B cup.
- An implant can be placed at the same time (there is a higher risk of infection and of a poor fit between the implant and newly shaped breast) or deferred.
- Different opinions are confusing - it doesn't make one right or wrong,
- but generally in surgery, where possible, keep it simple.
- An expander, unless absolutely needed, makes like more complicated. Best wishes.
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Tissue expansion for tuberous breasts?
Severe tuberous breasts
An in person exam is essential but a full lift looks to be needed (more than the periareolar lift often used in tuberous cases). I'd suggest doing that and healing. Then, once 4-6 months have passed, an implant wide enough to get nearer to the middle will add volume and help to close the big gap. Good luck.
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Best technique for correcting tuberous breasts
I think either technique of tissue expansion or breast implant combined with a breast uplift will suit your case but my personal preference would be not to use an expander as I do not think is necessary and involves a number of extra stages.
It might be worth having a look at our website, aurora-clinics.co.uk where you will find information about similar procedures we have performed with before and after photographs.
I hope that if you do decide to proceed with surgery you get the results you wish for.
I don't think a breast expander will be necessary and do suggest a breast lift with moderate implants to reach the goal.
Tissue expanders aren't usually necessary
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