WHAT ARE TUBULAR BREASTS?
Tubular breasts also called “constricted breasts” or “tuberous breasts,” are the result of a congenital condition where insufficient breast tissue develops during puberty (breast hypoplasia).
The exact cause of this condition is yet unclear. However, it has been determined that tubular breasts are caused by an excess of collagen in the fascia and other connective tissue components of the breast. The result is an abnormally developed gland that completely alters the breast’s shape.
Tubular breasts are under-developed and have an unusual shape. The tissue is the same shape from the base of the breast to the tip, with limited upper pole tissue (the top cleavage area).
There is a constriction of tissue at the base of the breast that gives an elongated appearance or conical shape (like a tube) rather than being rounder.
A saggy appearance to the breasts is also due to an abnormally elevated lower breast fold (the area where the breasts meet the chest). This gives you sagging breasts that may seem pointy-looking and ‘snoopy-like’ in shape, facing downward.
Also, large or protruding nipples with a larger-than-normal areola (hypertrophy) are very common. The nipple and areola usually point downward and appear pointed or puffy. The result is narrow, sagging breasts with nipples noticeably out of balance.
OTHER SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
This condition can range from mild to severe. Other typical characteristics include a puffy areola, wide spacing between the breasts, minimal breast tissue, and a narrow base at the chest wall. The condition may interfere with the milk supply in breastfeeding women.
Sometimes only one breast is affected. In this case, a tubular breast can appear undeveloped compared to the other one. In other patients, both breasts are irregular in shape.
Although this condition has no medical implications, tubular breasts can result in a significant loss of body confidence and can affect your quality of life. So we are here to give you medical advice and walk you through the process!
THINGS TO LOOK FOR BEFORE CHOOSING SURGERY
Tuberous breast correction surgery is a highly developed cosmetic procedure.
It is important that tubular breasts are not treated by just a simple breast augmentation surgery. It would be a mistake as breasts would continue being deformed!
With this condition, it is not always a matter of volume. It all comes down to having a constricted breast base or a narrow area for the breasts to rest on the chest wall.
Tuberous breast deformity needs quite a complex treatment which requires a plastic surgeon with wide experience in tuberosity. The surgeon must be at the forefront in using the most advanced techniques to achieve nicely shaped and natural-looking breasts.
Tubular breasts deformity may need several surgical interventions to be corrected. Actually, it is more reconstructive surgery than cosmetic surgery. The technique depends on how the shape and size need to be altered to obtain the desired results.
HOW ARE TUBULAR BREASTS (TUBEROUS BREASTS) CORRECTED?
TUBEROUS BREAST FAT TRANSFER
The appearance of tuberous breasts can not only be improved using breast implants. They can potentially be changed through other surgical procedures, such as the tissue expansion method or autologous fat grafting.
Fat transfer is an advanced technique that has been developed in recent years for tuberous breast correction. It is a safe procedure that gives natural results.
The grafting of the patient’s body fat allows us to change the external shape of the tubular breasts without the need for complex surgery.
With this technique, the surgeon can increase and change the breast shape where it is most necessary.
The fat is obtained by liposuction from other areas of the patient’s own body. It usually comes from the abdomen, thighs, and hips, with the additional benefit of redefining and sculpting these areas.
Also, fat transfer is a technique that prevents any possible rejection or incompatibility since no foreign objects are introduced in the body. There are fewer risks, and it is less harmful to the body.
Another great advantage is that the inserted fat cells become part of the breast, giving a completely natural appearance.
Antiaging Group Barcelona is a pioneer center in Spain that uses the technique of Dr. Coleman, which guarantees the greatest survival of the inserted fat and minimizes the incidence of cysts.
WHY CHOOSE DOCTOR JESÚS BENITO FOR YOUR TUBEROUS BREAST SURGERY IN SPAIN?
With more than 20 years of experience, doctor Jesús Benito masters several surgical techniques which allow him to achieve the best results in tuberous breast correction.
Doctor Jesús Benito is a recognized authority in Spain in plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.
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