Tubular Breasts

Top 10 questions and answers about tubular breasts correction surgery:

Tubular breasts correction surgery, performed by a cosmetic surgeon in Paris is a commonly practiced operation. Tubular breasts correction surgery is performed with the use of breast implants and glandular plasty. A cosmetic surgeon in Paris, specialist in mammary surgery invites you to discover the rates, fees and before/after photos for tubular breasts correction. Please find here below a before/after photo of surgical correction of tubular breasts.

1 – What are tubular breasts?

This term refers to a condition that manifests at puberty. The breasts have a smaller diameter with an elongated shape reminiscent of a tube. They are usually small due to mammary hypotrophy.

2 – What does tubular breasts surgery consist of?

Correction of tubular breasts involves breast augmentation by use of mammary implants, which correct the hypotrophy. Re-draping of the skin and breast tissue remodelling may also be necessary.

3 – What scars result from tubular breast correction surgery?

In general, correction of tubular breasts results in a single scar all around the areola (round block). At times the scar may be only on the lower part of the areola. Finally, this surgery may result in a scar all around the areola combined with a vertical scar.

4 – How long does tubular breast correction surgery take?

Tubular breasts correction surgery takes from about 1.5 hours to 2 hours.

5 – What is the length of the stay at the clinic for correction of tubular breasts?

The operation may require a 1-night stay.

6 – Is the surgery for correction of tubular breasts painful?

Tubular breasts correction surgery is mildly painful. In the majority of cases simple painkillers like Doliprane are enough. The operation takes place under general anaesthesia so you will not feel anything during the surgery.

7 – Tubular breasts correction surgery is mildly painful. In the majority of cases simple painkillers like Doliprane are enough. The operation takes place under general anaesthesia so you will not feel anything during the surgery

A post breast augmentation surgery to correct tubular breasts pregnancy is possible without danger to the patient and the baby but it is recommended that you wait 6 months after the operation. Breastfeeding is not dangerous after breast augmentation and remains possible in most cases. According to available information, breast augmentation surgery does not increase the risk of breast cancer even where silicone implants have been used.

Performed by a board certified plastic surgeon qualified in plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery in a certified plastic surgery clinic, cosmetic treatment of tubular breasts is commonly practiced and is considered a straightforward operation. Like in all surgery complications are possible but rare. These are listed in the information flyer of the French Society of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery. If properly managed, complications leave little or no trace. Post operation monitoring is therefore indispensable. Dr Louafi takes care of the post-operative monitoring of his patients.

Specific risks will be detailed and explained during the consultation.

8 – Can tubular breasts be corrected without surgery?

Only surgery allows for the correction of mammary hypotrophy, remodelling of the breasts and the re-draping of the skin to correct tubular breasts.

9 – What is the lifespan of breast implants? Must the surgery be renewed every 10 years?

In some cases, breast implants may be placed for life without the need to change them. Should there be a leak or should the patient react to the implant (shell), it may be necessary to change the breast implant. In general, breast implants have a 10-year lifespan.

10 – How much does tubular breasts correction surgery cost? Does the social security reimburse tubular breasts correction?

Reimbursement by the social security is only possible with prior authorization from the national health insurance. Only the surgeon is authorized to present your case for reimbursement if there is breast malformation. In this case the charges for the clinic will be entirely paid by the social security. You will be left with the complementary surgeon’s and anaesthetist’s fees, which may be fully paid by your mutuelle depending on your contract with them. The complementary fees for surgery vary (Rates from 4200 euros) and may be fully settled by your mutuelle per the terms of your contract. You may not have to pay anything, depending on your case, even if the operation takes place in a private clinic. Please find all the rates for cosmetic surgery with Dr Louafi at this website. (Estimated rates from…).

In conclusion, tubular breast surgery is a sure operation which gives very good to excellent results in a majority of the cases in terms of functional benefits both physical and psychological. Like for all surgery it presents a risk of complications even though the risk is very low when the operation is performed meticulously and professionally. One must therefore ensure that they choose a qualified board certified cosmetic and plastic surgeon who will not only perform the surgery but will also ensure post operation monitoring. A surgeon who will accompany you all through the process: before, during and after the operation.

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    Published on 01/02/2019 by (last updated on 16/04/2019)

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