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Reduction of areola is performed in females with its unnatural enlargement to improve aesthetic appearance of the breast.

Enlargement of areola may be caused by pregnancies, hormones or be an individual genetically determined feature. Surgery aims at circumferential resection of most peripheral part of areola and closure of resulting wound with concentric elastic suture.

Reduction of areola is performed in local anesthesia.

Skin incision are located within areola-skin junction thus resulting scars are hardly conspicuous after normal healing is complete.

Patient is discharged home immediately after the surgery.

Return to normal (non-strenuous) activity takes 2-3 days.

Sport activities may be resumed after 1 month from surgery although nipple-areola complex should be protected for 3 months.

Although result of this surgery is permanent, pregnancy, breast feeding, weight change, breast surgeries and hormones may change initial good result.

Duration 1 hour
Anesthesia local
Stay in the facility 2 hour
Recovery 3 days
Sutures absorbable sutures do not require removal
Contraindications menstruation or premenstrual period, mental illnesses, blood clotting disorders, uncontrolled hypertension, uncontrolled diabetes, cardiac arrhythmias, active infections, autoimmune diseases, cancer, pregnancy
Recommendations before the procedure areola pre-op.pdf
Recommendations after the procedure areola post-op.pdf

This short information doesn’t replace medical consultation in the office.

Zalecenia pooperacyjne

Zalecenia przedoperacyjne

Postoperative recommendations

Preoperative recommendations