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Rahma Mokhles
one year ago

willing to do breast lift surgery but having concerns

I am willing to have a breast lift surgery but I have two concerns

first is regarding the sensations in the Areola area .. how likely am I to lose the sensations in that area after the surgery?

Second one is regarding the technique of the Surgery itself.. Is there any way I can get the surgery without having a cut around the Areoula ? I mean I want to avoid cutting around the areola ?

Procedure: Breast Lift
Location: Cairo, MN - Egypt

Replies 2

Debra Johnson
ASPS Surgeon
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A breast lift involves reducing the excess skin envelope of a drooping breast and repositioning the areola. It is impossible to reposition the areola without creating an incision around the areola. A permanent change in sensibility is a risk of this operation, but is relatively low. The vast majority of breast list patients have normal sensation within a few weeks of surgery.

Nelson Castillo

Thank you for sharing your question. Unfortunately an incision around the areola is always needed during a formal breast lift procedure. As for sensation no one can predict the likelihood of sensation loss but the majority of patients return to their preoperative state. Hope this helps.


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