Suction mammaplasty: The use of suction lipectomy alone to reduce large breasts

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Abstract

Procedures that minimize the resultant scars while achieving comparable results are preferred by patients and greatly enhance their overall satisfaction. Suction mammaplasty-and indeed all short-scar procedures that are performed on the breast, face, and body-rely to variable degrees on harnessing the under-appreciated capability of the skin to shrink or retract. Patients with breast hypertrophy represent a wide spectrum of deformities based on NAC size, shape, and location, skin quality and tone, and breast volume. No one breast reduction technique is ideal for reducing all breasts. Suction mammaplasty represents one of a number of methods of reduction mammaplasty that can be selected according to variations in anatomy, patient desires, and surgeon preference.

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  • Alan Matarasso

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