Is it normal for your areola to loose a lot of its normal color and turn white after partial lift and augmentation? (photos)
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Areola color change after lift plus implants.
The somewhat darker reddish healing scar also acts as contrast to the comparatively-lighter adjacent skin.
The white spots are Montgomery tubercles (Montgomery glands), which are present in normal areola skin. These are modified sebaceous glands that provide additional lubrication and skin protection for nursing. Every woman has them, though some are more visible than others. Surgery can cause these to swell, just like pregnancy, or other hormonal effects. They are normal and may be more visible on one side than the other. They are of no significance whatsoever. Check the augmentation photos carefully by clicking on the web reference link below, and you will see many different numbers, sizes, and variations in these Montgomery's glands.
You need not be concerned about either of these things! Best wishes! Dr. Tholen
Breast Lift with Implants
No cause for alarm. You actually look very good, and keep in mind you are still real early postop at 8 weeks. As you have read from the answers below, the bumpy areas are normal glands, and color changes after this type of procedure are common, and most resolve over time. I wish you all the best! "Dr. Joe"
The white bumps that you note are Montgomery's tubercles. These are normal and probably more noticeable because of the stretch that's been applied to your areolas.
If you have questions regarding this issue, make sure they're discussed with your plastic surgeon. Your surgeon should be able to answer your questions and alleviate your anxiety regarding this topic.
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Is it normal for your areola to loose a lot of its normal color and turn white after partial lift and augmentation?
Your Areola looks perfectly normal for 8 weeks after breast lift with implants
For more information on combination breast augmentation and lift please read the following link:
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