General Information about Breast Asymmetry Correction
Most people have slightly different sized or shaped breasts. This is known as breast asymmetry. In some cases, the breast asymmetry is so marked that a surgical procedure is desired. The exact nature of the asymmetry is not always readily apparent, but most patients are aware of a difference in the volume of breast tissue. It is not as obvious that this is usually accompanied by more skin on the larger side, a larger nipple-areola complex, a difference in the relative position of the nipple-areola complex, a difference in the location of the inframammary fold, and sometimes even a different prominence of the underlying rib cage. Not all of these facets of the asymmetry may be present and not all need be addressed to achieve a pleasing degree of symmetry. Depending on the degree of asymmetry, a number of procedures are available for correction of breast asymmetry. Dr. Agha’s goal is to create symmetrically shaped, sized, and positioned breasts with minimal incisions and scars. He pursues a customized approach for each plastic surgery Newport Beach patient that involves direct input from the patient.
Dr. Agha determines the best approach to balance your breasts based on your preference. You may want to reduce the larger breast, or you may want to augment the smaller breast with an implant.
Correcting breast asymmetry not only helps women improve their appearance, but it can also provide a boost to self-esteem and self-confidence.