Published April 16, 2014

Breast Correction Surgery for Breast Asymmetry

Eliminating breast asymmetry with breast correction surgery

A lot of women turn to breast correction surgery for solving breast size discrepancies. All women share the same problem to some extent but some certainly struggle with it a lot more than others. Some women may have a breast size difference that is more or less equal to one cup size which results to much embarrassment not to mention all the inconvenience that one would have to put up with. Finding a bra that fits would be almost impossible.

Needless to say, such a condition can also adversely affect one’s self esteem. Prior to undergoing breast enhancement surgery or reconstructive breast surgery, Dr Tavakoli often hear about the following struggles from patients:

– Being left with no options but to wear oversized garments just to hide the condition

– Steering clear of situations that may reveal the condition (wearing swim wear and sexy outfits)

– Avoiding intimate situations for fear of embarrassment

Benefiting from breast correction surgery in Sydney

Women in Sydney struggling with breast asymmetry can all benefit from breast correction surgery.  Although such a condition is considered a congenital defect, women struggling with the problem should know that it is something that can effectively be corrected. The size difference doesn’t matter and it is significant enough to cause self-consciousness and loss of self-esteem then breast correction surgery is certainly an option that one ought to consider.

Correcting breast size asymmetry

Breast size asymmetry is corrected by basically eliminating the size difference – make one of the breasts larger or smaller depending on the patient’s preferences. A good cosmetic surgeon is then expected to perform a procedure tailored to meet such preferences. In many cases, patients often prefer that the smaller breast be made larger. The smaller breast can be effectively augmented using a silicone gel implant. In some cases, the other breast may be excessively large necessitating the need for breast reduction as a corrective procedure.

In Australia there is a legal age you need to be in order to undergo breast augmentation if it is to be a part of the corrective procedure. In the case of breast reduction surgery, the corrective procedure may involve other breast operations to yield the desired results (breast lift, nipple surgery).

What to expect following the corrective procedure

Women who’ve undergone breast correction surgery can expect to see some very good results following the operation. Recovery typically takes about a week after which the patients can get back to work unless their profession is particularly strenuous in which case a recovery period of 2 to 3 weeks is required. It is advised that patients avoid any movement that involves raising the arms above the head for a period of 10 days.

Indeed breast correction surgery is a good and viable solution for breast asymmetry and other breast imperfections that can cause women much distress but only when performed by a qualified and highly capable cosmetic surgeon. Patients can expect nothing less out of Dr Tavakoli. Call us today on 1300 368 107 to book a consultation!

Published By: Dr Kourosh Tavakoli

Dr Kourosh Tavakoli, MS, FRACS, is an internationally renowned Australian trained plastic surgeon with over 20 years of surgical training. He is an active member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), International Society (ISAPS) and American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS). He is considered a world leader in plastic surgery of the breast and body and lectures extensively around the word on these topics.