This Surgery is addressed for patient seeking improvement in breast look, symmetry and nipple positioning.
Patient can expect improvement in breast look and positioning.
Multiple incisions are used: around the nipple, vertical or inverted T incision. It can be combined with breast augmentation to improve upper pole fullness. The surgery can be done under sedation or general anaesthesia.
Keep head elevated. Weight and arm lifting is permitted as tolerated. The bra is used at least the first week. Shower is taken 48 hours after surgery. No chest soaking in water like in a bath or pool before a month. Off work for 7-10 days. Physical exercises are allowed 2-4 weeks after the surgery.
All patients need to stop: smoking and taking blood thinners medications. Nothing to eat and drink before the surgery. The skin needs to be cleaned with antiseptic soap.
What to watch
Excessive swelling, redness, fever and wound discharge.
Infection, bleeding, wound opening, skin or nipple sloughing (necrosis). Diminishing of nipple sensation, visible scaring and recurrence of breast descent.