Peri-Areolar Breast Reduction

What is Peri-Areolar Breast Reduction? Find out more about this common breast reduction technique and whether it is right for you.

Peri-Areolar Incision Breast Reduction

The peri-areolar incision breast reduction method requires the just one incision in each breast. Just as the name implies, this incision goes around the perimeter of the areola. Like the vertical incision method, this method is also used by itself as a method of breast lift surgery. It may also be referred to as the "Benelli" method, after the surgeon who pioneered the method.

Advantages of Peri-Areolar Breast Reduction

The Peri-Areolar incision breast reduction method can also be used in conjunction with the inferior pedicle breast reduction method, in order to reposition the nipple while preserving blood flow and function. This method combines techniques to give multiple benefits. Because the incision is only made around the perimeter or the areola, scarring is often far less noticeable. The "bottomed" or "hollowed out" look that can often occur with other methods is avoided using this technique. You can speak with one of our breast specialists here at the Breast Reduction Center Los Angeles, to see if this method is well suited to you.

"I got a peri-areolar breast reduction from the Breast Reduction Center. Dr. Killeen was so cool! She treated me fabulously through the whole entire treatment, before and after. This center is such a friendly place I'm so glad I went here. The results of my breast reduction are very good, I am extremely happy! Thanks, Dr. Killen and staff" - M. E.

Peri-areolar Breast Reduction with Body Sculpting Liposuction

Depending upon your body type, your surgeon may recommend body liposuction at the time of your peri-areola breast reduction.

For women who plan to have a significant amount of tissue removed from their breasts it a good idea to also remove excess fat tissue from under the armpit, the upper back and atop the ribs. Slimming down the upper body helps to keep your breasts looking full and natural, even in their reduced state.

Most women who undergo breast reduction do so in order to address physical difficulties but there are cosmetic gains to be had as well and there is nothing wrong with taking advantage of this. By combining liposuction with your peri-areola breast reduction you can enhance and lift your breasts while slimming your frame for an overall beautiful result.

Choosing the breast reduction method that is right for you

There are many methods of breast reduction but there may only be one or two that are suitable options for you, your physical situation and your goals. Choosing the right method of breast reduction is really about choosing the right surgeon.

Our highly trained and experienced surgeons will be able to rapidly determine which method is best suited to you. We will also take the time to educate you on the selected method so that you understand why it has been chosen and feel comfortable with it.

Our individual approach

There are many plastic surgeons who standardly use the same method of breast reduction on all their patients. This kind of one-size-fits-all approach, simply does not offer the best possible outcome for each patient's individual situation. Since our surgeon are well versed in multiple methods of breast reduction they are able select the technique to be used on a patient-by-patient basis. At the Breast Reduction Center, we believe in doing whatever it takes to give our patients the best possible peri-areola breast reduction results in Los Angeles.

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