Why are my breasts separated, nipples puffy, and very pointy? (photos)
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Comparison is the thief of joy!
Hi MrsMakeMePretty, It steals joy but does much more. The comparison trap is a self-sabotaging habit of judging ourselves against others we come into contact with; using external cues to measure our own self-worth lands us in a self-defeating cycle of always coming up short and feeling like we’re never good enough, successful enough, or pretty enough. Your breasts are completely normal. And believe me, "most" girls are not going bra-less. Don't let one experience of the comparison trap get you down. If you desire to change certain characteristics of your breasts, do it for you, based on what you want to feel confident. Meeting with a board certified plastic surgeon will help guide you to what is achievable based on your goals. Good luck my dear!
Your breasts are very normal
I would hope that most plastic surgeons would explain exactly this to you in a consultation. Cosmetic breast surgery is completely individual and optional. if you are really bothered by the appearance of your breasts, then you can certainly consider an in-person consultation with one or more recommended plastic surgeons in your area to discuss options for cosmetic enhancement should you decide to proceed.
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Why are my breasts separated, nipples puffy, and very pointy?
Hello Mrs Make Me, I think overall your breast aesthetic is very natural looking, but I think breast implants will improve the overall appearance of your breasts. It's important to remember that everyone's breast shape is unique just like our faces with different features. Breast augmentation may help to improve the size and proportion of your breasts and to some extent the shape of your breasts. As a general rule the less breast tissue you have the easier it is to improve the shape of your breasts with careful selection of the breast implant by an experienced plastic surgeon. On the other hand, the more breast tissue you have, the less the breast implant can influence the shape of your breasts. In your case, your chest wall or the foundation of your breasts tend to roll your breasts in an outward direction, causing your breasts and nipples to appear more separated. The chest wall is something that doesn't change after a breast augmentation. You have a moderate amount of breast tissue in the lower pole already, so I would select a breast implant to enhance the fullness in your upper pole. The right breast implant can also improve the cleavage and fullness when you wear a V neck dress. The nipples would likely remain the same after breast augmentation.
I hope this answers your questions!
You could benefit from an implant
Thank you for your question. Your breasts are well within the range of normal, but the breasts are a little bottom-heavy. You may benefit from an implant to give you a bit more upper pole fullness and more attractive cleavage, with the size of implant up to you. But, otherwise the direction of the nipples unfortunately accentuates the perception of separated cleavage.
Why are my breasts separated, pointed and with puffy nipples?
If you were to compare the breasts of 10 women, it is likely that you would note many differences between them. As such, it does not come as a surprise to me that you feel like your breasts may be inadequate, having seen your friends’ breasts and compared them. Let me be clear when I say that breasts come in many shapes and sizes, and yours are well within the range of normal.
That said, if the appearance of your breasts is truly bothering you, you may consider a consultation with a board-certified breast specialist who can guide you through appropriate remedies to correct what is making you unhappy and help you achieve your desired results. Just be sure that you are having surgery because you wish to correct things that are of genuine concern to you, not because you’re comparing yourself to others.
Best of luck!
Every woman has a unique anatomy that results in a different breast shape and size, and yours is one of the normal variations. If you are looking to change the way your breasts look, I recommend consulting with a board certified plastic surgeon in order to discuss what your options are. A procedure you may consider is breast augmentation with breast implants. Our practice utilizes the Vectra 3D imaging system which can simulate realistic results that you can expect to see after surgery.
Hi, thanks for your question.
Your breasts are within the realm of normal shape. However, I have performed surgery on females with your same breast shape that wish for a more round shape and decreased "puffiness" to the nipples. So, if this concerns you, I suggest seeking a consult with a plastic surgeon and he/she can help you make an appropriate decision.
All the best,
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