The areola is the pigmented ring that surrounds the nipple. Some individuals may have enlarged or darkened areolas that they wish to correct, caused by factors such as genetics, hormones, and breastfeeding.
What is Areola Reduction?
The areola, or darker-colored pigment surrounding the nipple, may appear too large in proportion to the rest of the breast, causing some patients to feel self-conscious. To resolve this concern, areola reduction can be performed on its own or in conjecture with breast surgery.
Areola reduction in a minimally invasive surgery that narrows the diameter of the areola to an average of 4-5 cm. Of course, Dr. Burgdorf will use his carefully trained eye to ensure the final result is well-suited to your unique anatomy, wishes, and goals.