Nipple positioning in case of round implants. Any suggestions?

What are proprtions of upper pole in relation to lower pole and how low should nipples be placed ideally? Is there a formula? My current implants are too low, revisionary surgery is ahead, and Id like to be more aware of the facts in this area. Most heartfelt thanks.

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Ideal Nipple Position

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Hello,Based on a study out from last year polling people regarding breast shape and nipple position, people like the appearance of a breast with about 55% of mound below nipple.  Aside from that, there other factors like placement on the most projecting portion of the mound, direction the nipple is pointing, and size of areola.Please consult with ABPS certified/ASAPS member surgeons who specialize in revision breast surgery. Best of luck!

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Implant position

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Implant position is all relative to the shape and size of your breast. However, the general rule of thumb is if you have small breast, the implant should be centered behind the nipple.  If the implant is too low, the nipple will look up. If the implant is too high, the nipple will look down. As the breast ages, the nipple position may not be as high and this can change.
Dr Scott Ennis

Lawrence Scott Ennis, MD, FACS
Pensacola Plastic Surgeon
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