Some people have big areolas and some have small. Why is that? What are they for?
Why Are There Different Sizes of Areola's?
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Different areola sizes
If God made everyone the same, it would be an awfully dull world and we plastic surgeons would have nothing to do. Having said that, I really don't know why some people have larger areolae than others or what particular function the areolae perform.
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Thank you for the question.
Areola do not have any specific function. They come in all different shapes and sizes ( just like any other body part). They tend to change in size and/or shape with change in breast skin elasticity ( seen with pregnancy and/or weight gain/loss).
Similar to the appendix for the general surgeon, the areola tend to be a frequently operated upon area for plastic surgeons.
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