Tuberous or not? Will BA alone correct or is more needed? (Photo)
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Tuberous or not? Will BA alone correct or is more needed
Tuberous or not? Will BA alone correct or is more needed?
Yes, you appear to have tuberous or constricted breasts. A breast augmentation alone probably will not full correct the issues as the native breast tissue may likely herniate or protrude more into the areola. This will require some additional incisions.
Tuberous breasts? Is a lift needed?
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I do do not think you need a lift. I would consider using a textured silicone implant because you are more at risk for bottoming out long term as well as having the breasts settle widely.
Also note that you have a wide sternum (breast bone) and widely spaced areolas. You do want to narrow the space here. The areola will stay wide; implants don't bring them closer.
Good luck. Thanks for your question. These issues add complexity, but with meticulous planning you should be able to get a great result.
Tuberous and ?lift needed
Thanks for your question and best of luck with your upcoming surgery.
You definitely do not require a lift. The key to your operation is to stretch the skin out evenly as skin is what is lacking. It is sometimes necessary to expand the skin but from your images I think you may be able to get away without this.
Mild Tuberous Breast Deformity
Radial scoring would be helpful to release the parenchyma to fill out your breasts at the bottom. It does not look like a lift would be necessary, but your nipples do appear to be widely spaced and at slightly different heights. Subfascial or submuscular pockets are both options.
Tuberous Breast Augmentation options
Thank you for your question and photos. You do demonstrate some of the characteristics of tuberous breasts. Your Plastic Surgeon will likely want to release constriction around the areolas and may recommend an implant placed above the muscle to better reshape and fill out the breasts. You appear to have a good amount of tissue in the upper pole area of your breasts to provide cover for this placement and a nice natural result.
As others have stated, the position of your areolas is fairly wide and size/placement of your implants will be a factor. You may not be able to correct everything that you want but certainly improve overall shape and size of your breasts. These measurements and decisions must be made in person however. I recommend that you book a consultation with a board certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in this type of correction .
All the best
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