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Breast Lift & Breast Reduction Incisions

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Breast lift and breast reduction are similar procedures, and depending on the extent of the procedure, may be done using a variety of incisions.

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  • Crescent incision – Utilized when there is a minimal amount of breast lifting to be performed. It involves removing a crescent of skin above the areola in order to move it up slightly.
  • Doughnut incision – Involves an incision around the areola in a concentric fashion. The amount of lifting that can be achieved is usually greater than the crescent incision.
  • Vertical incision – Achieves a greater amount of breast lifting, but involves an incision that not only surrounds the areola, but also extends vertically from the areola to nearly the lower crease of the breast.
  • Inverted T incision – Usually achieves the greatest amount of breast lifting and requires the most extensive incisions: around the areola, vertically from the areola to the crease of the breast and following the lower crease of the breast.

At Valley Plastic Surgery, Dr. Wells will discuss all the factors relevant to you, and together you will make the best choice for your aesthetic and lifestyle goals.

Her rare combination of impeccable training, keen aesthetic sensibilities, technical skill and precision in plastic surgery sets this Baltimore surgeon apart from the rest.

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Alyson Wells, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Patients who choose Dr. Wells appreciate the time she takes to answer all of their questions, down to the tiniest detail. She welcomes the opportunity to discuss breast augmentation with you and to help you feel informed and confident in your decision.

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If you are considering a breast lift or breast reduction in the Baltimore area, request a consultation online or call (410) 628-8200 to personally discuss your breast enhancement options with Dr. Wells.

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