Will areola expand any after mastopexy w implant?

Doc cut it down to 38mm. I would have preferred 45mm. I'm 4 days post op. Will it expand with healing? Called nurse and she said it will expand after a suture releases or is removed?

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Will areola expand any after mastopexy w implant?

Hello dear, thanks for your question and provided information as well..
The breasts may lose their elasticity and firmness which can be caused by different factors such as pregnancy, massive weight loss, lactation and aging. To reaffirm the breasts and restore the natural look your surgeon can perform a mastopexy or breast lift. A breast lift restores a firmer, perkier, and more aesthetically pleasing shape to sagging breasts. This not only can improve a patient’s appearance by restoring her youthful, feminine proportions, but also help bras and swimsuits fit more comfortably and attractively. By removing excess, stretched out skin, reshaping the breast tissue, and raising the nipple & areola into a more forward position, a cosmetic surgeon can create a more youthful breast contour. Stretched, large areolae can also be reduced during breast lift surgery, creating an overall better proportioned, natural looking breast…


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Areola

The areola will likely stretch out a bit with time.  Best of luck with your results.  If concerned, discuss with your surgeon.

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