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Asymmetrical Breast Correction in NYC

What is breast asymmetry?

Breast asymmetry can be defined as a difference in the volume, form, or position of the breasts. It is a common condition, with some mild asymmetry existing in the majority of women. Small differences in shape or size are not usually a matter of concern. However, differences between the breasts greater than a bra cup size can be a problem.

Why choose us?

  • Dr. Smith’s patients are in their 20s to 60s and of various ethnicities. His practice provides the highest level of service in every way, including a friendly, comfortable environment, advanced safety protocols, personalized aftercare, and excellent results in breast asymmetry correction.
  • Dr. Smith is a board-certified plastic surgeon, with a practice focused on aesthetic surgery and injectables. He is one of the only surgeons in the area to have completed fellowships in both aesthetic surgery and craniofacial surgery.
  • He is a conservative surgeon who will not jump into surgery before fully assessing the correct approach, while building a real relationship with you as a patient.

What should I expect in a breast asymmetry correction procedure?

There is no one set surgical solution for breast asymmetry correction. After an in-depth consultation and careful evaluation of your anatomy, Dr. Smith will custom-tailor a surgical plan specifically for you. Depending on your anatomy and cosmetic goals, the procedure may involve:

  • Breast implants to make the volume of one breast match the other and, in some cases, to increase the size of both breasts.
  • Breast reduction to reduce the size of the bigger breast, or both breasts, if they are overly large as well as asymmetrical.
  • Breast lift to restore symmetry and improve the position of the breasts on the chest wall.

What is recovery like after breast asymmetry correction?

  • You can expect to experience some swelling, bruising, and soreness after breast surgery. Pain and discomfort can be controlled with medications.
  • Get plenty of rest and avoid any activity that requires you to lift heavy objects or stretch to extreme positions. It is a good idea to have someone there to take care of things for you while you recover for the first few days.
  • You will need to wear a support bandage and / or support bra for a few weeks after the procedure.
  • If your incisions were closed with non-dissolvable sutures, they will need to be removed approximately 10 days after the operation.
  • Drink plenty of water and wear comfortable, loose clothing.
  • If you work in an office at a desk job, you should be able to return to work in approximately five to seven days after surgery. If your job requires lifting or physical activity, you may need an
    additional week to recover.


Who is a good candidate for breast asymmetry correction?

Candidates for breast surgery should be non-smokers in good general health. You may be a candidate for breast asymmetry correction if you want a size increase or decrease in one of your breasts or want a more uniform appearance of the areolas and nipples.

What if you want to augment both of your breasts, but one is larger than the other?

Two different sized breast implants can be placed to improve symmetry and add volume at the same time. If saline implants are used, they can be filled after placement, which allows for greater control over the size increase in each breast.

Can fat grafting be used for breast asymmetry correction?

Yes. Autologous fat grafting can be performed to moderately increase the size of the smaller breast (by one to two cup sizes). To be a good candidate for fat grafting, you need sufficient fat for harvesting in another area of the body, such as the belly, hips, flanks, or thighs.


  • Darren M. Smith MD
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  • Darren M. Smith MD

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