An estimated 80% of women experience some degree of asymmetrical or uneven breasts. Breast asymmetry occurs when the breasts vary in size, shape, or position, and while some may think of this as a minor cosmetic issue, it can lead to back pain or negatively affect a woman’s self-confidence. If you struggle with breast asymmetry, learning more about what commonly causes it and how it can be treated will get you one step closer to looking and feeling your best.
Common Reasons for Asymmetrical Breasts
Breast asymmetry can occur naturally or as a result of behavior. The most common causes include:
- Pregnancy or breastfeeding
- Losing or gaining weight
- Changes in hormones (menstruation, menopause, taking birth control, etc.)
- Poor posture
- Uneven breast augmentation
In rare cases, a difference in the size and shape of one’s breasts can result from an underlying medical condition, such as:
- Tubular breasts: Also called breast hypoplasia, this occurs when the breasts grow at an uneven rate during puberty.
- Amastia: Also called amazia, this condition hinders the proper development of breast tissue, the areola, or the nipple.
- Poland Syndrome: The abnormal development of chest muscle, which can subsequently prevent the breasts from growing symmetrically.
Fat Transfer as a Breast Asymmetry Treatment
Most women who suffer from breast asymmetry have a difference of less than one cup size between their breasts, making them ideal candidates for Fat Transfer to the breasts. A Fat Transfer for asymmetrical breasts involves taking fat from high-volume areas of the body and transferring it to the breasts to enhance their size and create an even, symmetrical appearance. This implant-free approach doesn’t require foreign objects, cutting, ripping, or anesthesia, minimizing risks like implant rejection, anesthetic toxicity, and tissue damage. Fat Transfer is a safe alternative to implant-based breast augmentation, with a quicker recovery time and no need to stay in the hospital.
Fat Transfer to the breasts corrects asymmetry by using your own body fat to create a natural-looking, symmetrical shape that implant-based breast augmentations cannot achieve. In addition to creating breast symmetry, Fat Transfer reduces fat in surrounding areas to enhance your body’s overall curvature, improving your body shape and your confidence.
Fat Transfer at Belle Medical
Belle Medical’s physicians have extensive experience using Fat Transfer to help women correct the appearance of uneven or disproportionate breasts. We’ll work with you during your free consultation to determine if you are a good candidate and give you a realistic expectation of your results. Regain your self-confidence and enjoy permanent results when you receive a Fat Transfer treatment to create breast symmetry—contact us today to schedule your free consultation!