My breasts are saggy and very far apart. They also don't have a very normal shape. My breast seem like they are almost on my sides. What can be done to correct them?
How to Fix Sagging, Far Apart Breasts?
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How to fix sagging breasts
Thank you for your question been for your photographs. From your pictures it appears that you have a tuberous breast deformity. Basically this means that the breasts are drooping and that the fold of your breast is quite high. Full breast lift or mastopexy is used to elevate the nipples and reshape the breast. Unfortunately, there is no easy way to narrow the sternal space. Some patients have a wider sternum and some patients having narrower sternum. Implants would likely not solve the issue because they would need to be placed under the breast tissue. If they are placed too close to the midline it would make the breast look even farther apart. I would suggest you consider a breast lift first and then consider augmentation if you wish to have further volume in the upper portion of the breast. Best wishes.
Improve sagging breasts with a breast lift and augmentation
Your breasts are challenging but they can most definitely be improved.
Your best option, in my opinion, is a breast augmentation to provide fullness and a full lift (please see video included).
Unfortunately, there is no treatment for breasts which are far apart. Some patients have a wide chest bone with the breasts separated. The only option is to make a cut over the chest bone, remove the wide portion and re-wire the bone back together (VERY DRAMATIC!)
It also will leave a long scar in the middle of your chest, which is not cosmetically attractive.
Lifting tubular breasts
Like many of the other doctors who have answered here- I agree that you would benefit from a well performed breast lift. Your breasts do seem to be somewhat tubular in their form, and so as part of the lifting procedure you would likely benefit from a release of the constricting tissue at the breast base on either side.
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Tuberous breast deformity
Your breasts have a tuberous shape to them, which means that they are constricted at the base, which causes the tissue to "flop" and sag. This is a challenging problem, which can be corrected by releasing the tissue, elevating it with a breast lift, and placing implants to provide volume that will match your body. I suggest seeing several board-certified plastic surgeons in your area who can evaluate you and show you photographs of similar patients. Good luck, /nsn.
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Breast Lift Surgery Will Help You Achieve Your Goals
Lateral displacement of the breast and nipple areola complex can be caused by a variety of factors. This problem can adversely impact breast aesthetics and create difficulty wearing under garments.
Your pictures suggest that your lateral nipple areola position is primarily related to the shape of your underlying chest wall. This type of deformity can’t be fixed without major surgical intervention.
In your case, your breasts are literally falling off your chest to the side. This is being accentuated by your breast sag, as they can drift even further to the side.
Under these circumstances, a breast lift will not only lift the breasts in an upward direction, but will also move the nipple areola in an inward direction as well. This is because the breast axis is related to the chest wall slope.
This maneuver will improve the position of your breasts, but won’t totally correct the problem. It’s important to realize that gravity is an unrelenting force and there’s significant potential for recurrence of breast sag. If you’re considering correction of this problem, consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon is appropriate.
Addressing sagging, far apart breasts
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