Do I have tuberous breasts? (Photos)
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Your photos show a variation of tuberous breasts. There is a wide spectrum and many variations of appearance within this condition. Generally, your breast tissue develops not in a symmetrical round shape but in a more narrow, constricted area centered behind the nipple/areola causing forward bulging of the areola. Also, the breast often lacks adequate fullness in any of the 4 sides of the breast, along with tight skin creating flattening in these areas. My approach is to plan a surgery that usually includes placement of a breast implant to create rounded fullness in all 4 sides and increased volume, a reduction of the size and protrusion of the nipple/areola, along with a slight lift if needed. Often, we need to rearrange your narrow breast tissue to spread it out more symmetrically. This standard approach is performed as outpatient surgery under generall anesthesia and achieves nice results.
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Do I have tuberous breasts and can I Breast feed?
Thanks for your photo and question. Based on your photos, it does appear that you have tuberous breasts--the lower poles of your breasts are under-developed. Several surgical options were suggested to you by other surgeons and I agree with them. You question however, was about breast feeding. It might be more challenging for you to breast feed, but you should be able to do it. Women who have minimal breast tissue, have more of a challenge producing milk. I suggest you speak with a lactation consultant after you get pregnant and a board certified plastic surgeon if you ever wanted to discuss surgical treatment. All the best!
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Do I have tuberous breasts?
Hello, thanks for your question, as i can see in your pictures you have tuberous breast, that condition doesn't affect the breastfeed. you can also make a breast augmentation with implant yo reshape your breast and it wont affect either the breastfeed. have a nice day!
Tuberous breast correction advices:
After having analyzed all the information and photos provided to us, i can identify that you have a underveloped and mild tubular Breast.
I recommend you perform a Tubular Breasts Correction with Breast Augmentation using silicon implants, at the same surgical time.
There is a surgical technique for Tuberous Breasts correction, by which it is arranged the tuberous areolar ring from inside, without requiring areolar reduction. In this technique we also need silicon implants, to get a better Breast volume and projection.
Therefore it is very important that the plastic surgeon who will perform the surgery, has the skills and vast experience in this type of procedure.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-
Do I have tuberous breast shaped breasts?
Good luck to you.
Frank Rieger M.D. Tampa Plastic Surgeon
It appears from the photos you do have tuberous breast deformity. You can have this corrected with use of a lift and implant. An implant alone will likely not completely correct the deformity, but is sometimes possible. A consultation and physical exam would more clearly delineate what exactly you would need.
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