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Anonymous asks:
Hi, I am a 45 year old woman who had a breast reduction 5 years ago. The one result I am not pleased with is that after removing my areola and then attaching them after surgery, the surgeon left most of my original attached. So i have 2 sets of them. The left over below the 2 that they attached to finish the surgery. Is there a surgery that can be done to take away the originals that were left on my breast? Thanks

On: 04/13/2013 06:09 pm

To doctors from: New York

Category: Breasts

Answers

DrWilliamRosenblatt on 04/30/2013 11:57 am wrote:
We can fix many issues, you would need to be seen and evaluated to determine what you would need.
DrTracyPfeifer on 04/30/2013 10:34 am wrote:
Thank you for your question. Often if there is excess skin, the retained areola can be removed. An in-person evaluation can easily determine if this is the case. Hope this helps.
Tracy Pfeifer, MD, MD
DrRobertaGartside on 04/19/2013 04:43 pm wrote:
Without an examination, that question is not possible to answer. You would need to have an examination first, if there is subsequent laxity in the skin, then re-lifting and tightening might solve your issue.