Recommended procedure for Asymmetric Breasts

Hi, I would really love to hear some surgeons opinions regarding my breasts and recommendations to correct them which would give them the best outcome. As you can see, there is a huge difference between my breast sizes and it really makes me self conscious.

Ren77 April 15th, 2016 QLD

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     Gavin Sandercoe

    Gavin Sandercoe

    30 answers

    Plastic Surgeon
    New South Wales, Australia

    Hi Ren
    Most patients are keen to get things all over and done with in one operation - I would advise you that this should not be your mindset. I think you need a right breast reduction/lift, and then implants on both sides if you are going to have symmetry long term. This might be perfect in one operation, but you should have the high likelihood of revision surgery in your mind.
    Good Luck
    Dr Gavin Sandercoe
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    Dr. Raymond Goh

    Raymond Goh

    123 answers

    Plastic Surgeon
    Queensland, Australia

    Hi Ren77. 
    Thank you for posting your question and photos. I can understand how the degree of asymmetry between your breasts would have made you very self-conscious throughout your life. Correction of this degree of asymmetry will likely require more than one stage, and occasionally more, in order to get them not perfect but as close as symmetrical as possible. 
    One option is to have an implant on the left side and a reduction/lift on the right. Another option would be to reduce/lift the right side to match the size of the left followed by implants in both. It depends on what size you desire to have and what would match your body size and shape. Remember also that private health insurance may be applicable in some (but not all) aspects of breast asymmetry correction surgery.
    I hope this information helps.
    Kind regards,
    Dr Ray Goh
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     Robert Drielsma

    Robert Drielsma

    191 answers

    Plastic Surgeon
    New South Wales, Australia

    Thanks for your question and photographs.  It's understandable that your asymmetry has made you feel self conscious but the good news is that you can expect to achieve good results with breast surgery.  You will need an in person consultation to determine the best path forward but it's likely you will require a breast lift/reduction on your right side and bilateral breast implants to help you achieve asymmetry. A referral from your GP is essential and it's possible your procedure will attract Medicare and private health fund rebates.