• Mammaplasty in patients with large areola: reducing the nipple-areola complex using intra-areolar incisions

    1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Minimal incision breast reduction techniques resulting in periareolar scars are widely used. However, this technique is less suitable for patients with large areola diameters and relatively small breasts, requiring a modest reduction or lift only. As a result of the large nipple-areola-complex larger amounts of skin must be removed in order to resect the complete peripheral areola, increasing the risk of high-riding nipples, breast flattening and incomplete areola resection resulting in a rest on the vertical scar.
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