Areola Reduction

This is performed in order to reduce the size of your areolas.

What is it?

Surgery to reduce the size and contour the areolas of the breasts is known as areola reduction surgery, or areola reduction and repositioning. A breast lift, a breast reduction, or a breast augmentation may be combined with this procedure or carried out separately. The purpose of the operation is to make the areola smaller and/or more cosmetically attractive by repositioning it. Depending on the needs of the patient, a range of procedures can be used for areola reduction. Frequently utilized methods include fat grafting, incisions, and lasers.

Benefits

The aesthetics, symmetry, and balance of the breasts are all enhanced after areola reduction surgery. Additionally, it helps ease nipple discomfort brought on by extra tissue. Moreover, it can aid in minimizing the appearance of scars, stretch marks, and other imperfections. Finally, areola reduction might help to enhance the breasts’ overall shape and look.

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  • Before and After

 

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How the Procedure Works

  • Before & Preparation

Before the surgery, the patient will be expected to prepare for it in the following ways:

  • Avoid certain medications like aspirin and ibuprofen a week before the surgery.
  • Arrange transport to and from the clinic on the day of the procedure.
  • Observing a fast the day before surgery.
  • Bathing the day of the operation with surgical soap if general anesthesia will be used.
  • Avoid cosmetics and makeup on the day of surgery.
  • Remove all jewelry from the body the day before surgery.
  • On the day of surgery, put on comfortable, loose-fitting attire.
  • During the Procedure

Generally, intravenous sedation or general anesthesia are used during areola reduction surgery. The optimum course of action for treatment will be decided by the surgeon after evaluating the size and shape of the areolas. Frequently utilized methods include fat grafting, incisions, and lasers. Excess tissue from the areolas is removed during the operation either by excision or laser ablation. To restructure and condense the areolas, the edges may be sutured. Fat grafting may be utilized in some circumstances to restore lost tissue and enhance the contour of the areolas.

  • Aftercare & Recovery

You will need to make arrangements for transportation home after your surgery.

Follow your consultant’s advice regarding wearing a bra and getting back to your regular routine. For a few weeks following your treatment, you must sleep on your back. If you have any questions, talk to your consultant about this.

After areola reduction surgery, the majority of people experience minimal discomfort. In most cases, over-the-counter medications like Paracetamol are effective in controlling this. After a few days, discomfort normally disappears

Within a week, you ought to be able to resume your job and social life. After your procedure, you could suffer swelling or numbness. However, it could take up to 6 weeks for these symptoms to completely go away.

Treatment Areas

The outer brown part of the areola is removed in a circular fashion during areola reduction surgery. This is where the procedure will mainly be performed.

Am I a good Candidate?

The ideal areola reduction surgery candidates are individuals who are in good health and have reasonable expectations for the procedure. Those who have stretched areolas as a result of rapid weight loss, or dislike their areolas following childbirth or breastfeeding can also opt for this procedure.

If you are facing any dissatisfaction with the shape or size of your areolas, this procedure might be what you need. For a consultation, book an appointment with us to find out more.

Side Effects & Risks

As with any surgical operation, difficulties like the following could occur:

  • Infection
  • Bruising
  • Swelling

 

Areola reduction-related problems may specifically include:

  • sensation loss in your nipples
  • diminished capacity to breastfeed

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