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Category: Nipple Reduction

SEVERE BREAST DEFORMITY

Posted On: February 21, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

This patient presents from Missouri, having had three operations for her breast enhancement. She has consistently had problems, including right breast double-bubble breast deformity with superior retropositioning of the implant and skin laxity of the lower pole. Also, there is severe bottoming out of the left breast where the implant is placed too low. She underwent a vertical […]

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ELECTIVE NIPPLE EFFECTS BREAST SURGERY

Posted On: September 15, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The effects on the nipple from breast augmentation, breast revision, breast lift and breast reduction can be significant. They can include loss or gain of increased sensitivity to the nipple areolar complex. The nerve supply is the 4th lateral intercostal nerve that supplies the nipple areolar complex coming from the side of the chest around the muscle, the peck major, and underneath the […]

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Nipple Reduction and Breast Augmentation

Posted On: April 13, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient below is a 32-year-old Asian female that had significant nipple hypertrophy. This type of deformity is mostly encountered in the Asian population and, occasionally, in Caucasians. There is no “normal” female nipple, but it is usually roughly 1 cm in diameter with an almost equal amount of anterior projection. Along with her desire […]

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NIPPLE REDUCTION PROCEDURE

Posted On: November 14, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients often present for nipple reduction. This is a procedure where the patients present with nipple hypertrophy. Symptoms of nipple hypertrophy can include pain, excoriation, rash, embarrassment, psychological and self-esteem issues. It can also be difficult to wear clothing due to enlargement of the nipple with exposure. Excoriation, rashes and irritation of enlarged nipples also have been seen in […]

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STATUS POST GASTRIC BYPASS, MOMMY MAKEOVER, TOTAL BODY RECONSTRUCTION

Posted On: May 10, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient below presents with a 125-pound weight loss after a laparoscopic banding procedure leaving her with severe asymmetry, grade 3 ptosis (right breast significantly larger than the left with asymmetry), a significant abdominal pannus, skin laxity, rectus diastasis and lipodystrophy of the hips.  The patient is now two months postoperative with 500 cc high […]

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BREAST AUGMENTATION AND ASYMMETRIC NIPPLE REDUCTION

Posted On: November 28, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The above patient presents with significant nipple hypertrophy, left breast greater than right as well as hypoplastic breasts. She is a good candidate for augmentation mammoplasty procedure using high profile smooth round saline implants in the dual plane technique through a periareolar approach and a left nipple reduction reducing the left nipple through a superior pedicle flap. The inferior […]

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Gigantomastia Surgery Breast Amputation

Posted On: April 12, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

GIGANTOMASTIA SURGERY: BREAST AMPUTATION WITH FREE NIPPLE GRAFTING The patient below is a 48-year-old female presenting with massive gigantomastic breasts/breast hypertrophy, 40KK breasts, with symptoms of severe back pain, neck strain, grooving around the shoulder blades and coracoid aspects of the shoulders, including ulnar neuropathy, rashes and ulcerations of the breasts due to poor circulation […]

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NIPPLE REDUCTION WITH CONCURRENT BREAST AUGMENTATION

Posted On: August 28, 2009 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients are seen who have nipple hypertrophy and will do well with reduction in the size of the nipple to make it more symmetric with the areolar complex.  These patients often are from Asian, Korean or Chinese descent.  Often, the nipple will be excoriated with the skin.  They can develop dermatitis due to rubbing and […]

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CONGENITAL BREAST ASYMMETRY

Posted On: April 08, 2008 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Reconstruction of severe congenital breast asymmetry should only be performed by Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. This is a very difficult operation in which the breasts must be reduced while maintaining and preserving sensitivity as well as blood supply to the inferior pedicle, maintaining the nipple areolar complex. This patient specifically presents with left breast […]

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