I have tubular breast; is it possible for me to get a natural look? (Photos)
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Thanks for posting your photos.As your breasts are asymmetric and tuberous an augmentation surgery with implants would be the best surgery for you.Without implants your augmentation can not be corrected.Important is that anatomical implants will be used and placed submuscular.Pls consult with a board certified plastic surgeon.Good luck
Tuberous Breasts/Breast Augmentation/Breast Implants/Anatomic Gummy Bear Implants/ Silicone Implants/Breast Implant Revision
- Inframammary fold (breast crease) too high
- Inframammary fold misshapen
- Breasts too narrow (disproportionately narrow base width)
- Insufficient breast skin
- Constricted or tubular shape, resulting from tight bands of tissue within breasts
- Protruding or bulging appearance of areolae (pigmented area around nipples)
Yes, a "natural look" is certainly possible.
Generally, correction of tuberous breast anomalies involves breast augmentation with areola reduction / mastopexy procedure. The distance from the inframammary fold is increased (to create a more rounded out appearance). Proper implant positioning improves the distance (cleavage) between the breasts. The areola reduction helps to treat the pointed and "puffy" appearance of the areola.
In your case, if the appearance/shape/size of the breasts are a concern, you may be an excellent candidate for corrective surgery. In my practice, I would certainly recommend the use of silicone gel breast implants placed in the sub muscular (dual plane) position.
When you are ready, please make sure you consult with well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons who have significant (demonstrable) experience with this type of surgery. There are a lot of factors to consider when making recommendations; for example your life circumstances ( planned pregnancies, psychosocial situation…) and tolerance for scars are factors that should be taken into consideration by you and your plastic surgeon.
Patient should be aware that the final result will take months to see and that they will need to be patient and that revisionary surgery is more likely than in patients who do not present with tuberous (constricted) breasts.
The good news: in our practice, some of our happiest patients have been patients who have started out with constricted/tuberous breasts.
I hope this, and the attached link (dedicated to corrective surgery for patients with tuberous/constricted breasts) helps. You will find a separate page, on the same website ("cases of the week" demonstrating relevant/recent cases. Best wishes.
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