Correcting Unevenly Shaped Breasts

Correcting Unevenly Shaped Breasts

Correcting asymmetrical or unevenly shaped breasts: surgical breast revision.

It’s normal for women to have breasts which aren’t exactly the same shape. In some cases, however, the difference is so large or glaring that this asymmetry is very noticable. These differences can be in shape, size, nipple placement, areola size, or any combination of the above. Correcting Unevenly Shaped Breasts is something  at which Dr Giraldo excels.

Breast Revision Surgery

Many women in this situation elect to have breast revision surgery. This usually includes a combined approach of lifting the breasts, augmenting them via implants or fat transfer, breast reduction, and various methods of repositioning the areola or nipples. Note that this isn’t a simple surgery, and should only be performed by a cosmetic surgeon with plenty of breast revision experience.

Surgical correction of uneven breasts is generally regarded as a safe and relatively minor surgery. It is usually performed in an outpatient setting such as your surgeon’s office or a surgery center. Only local anesthesia is needed, which eliminates the risks associated with general anesthesia. This procedure is, however, still surgery. Make sure to bring someone with you to drive you home. It’s also a good idea to have someone stay with you during the first night after your procedure.

After Care of Correcting Unevenly Shaped Breasts

In many ways the success of your surgery to Correcting Unevenly Shaped Breasts lies in your hands. As with any surgery proper at-home care is essential during the healing process. Don’t leave the office without detailed instructions and follow them exactly as written. Healthy lifestyle choices, especially ceasing tobacco use while healing, also make an enormous difference. Recovering patients should also eat a healthy diet, drink plenty of water, and limit physical activity according to aftercare instructions.

As with any surgery the potential benefits must outweigh the risks involved. While the risks associated with breast revision surgery very small they should still be considered before making a final decision.