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What is a periareolar breast lift?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
A type of breast lift that is available is the periareolar or crescent lift, where a small amount of skin is removed from above the areola and the nipple complex is moved up. This is useful only in very, very mild cases of breast ptosis or sagginess. Often, this is combined with a breast implant placed under the muscle.

Unfortunately, the results from this procedure are not very good. It does not address a truly severe amount of skin laxity. Some patients try this procedure in order to avoid a full breast lift, but they end up returning and having a total breast lift performed.
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