Breast Procedure

Breast asymmetry

breast asymmetry

Breast asymmetry occurs when one breast has a different size, volume, position, or form from the other.

Breast asymmetry is very common and affects more than half of all women. There are a number of reasons why a woman’s breasts can change in size or volume, including trauma, puberty, and hormonal changes. Your breast tissue can change when you’re ovulating, and can often feel more full and sensitive. It’s common for the breasts to look bigger because they actually grow from water retention and blood flow. However, during your menstrual cycle, they’ll return to normal size.

Another cause for asymmetrical breasts is a condition called juvenile hypertrophy of the breast. Though rare, this can cause one breast to grow significantly larger than the other. It can be corrected with surgery, but it may lead to a number of psychological issues and insecurities.

Breast asymmetries can be corrected during breast augmentation, reduction and lift surgeries.


We have worked hard to be able to offer an affordable price so patients do not feel pressured to visit under qualified practices or destination surgery. 

Our tuberous breast surgery includes surgeons fee, hospital fee, general anaesthetic costs, compression garments and lifetime follow up care.

Breast Asymmetry
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how to correct ?

There is a number of ways Dr Wessels can treat concerns regarding breast symmetry this may include a breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift, fat grafting or a combination of surgeries.

What are the risks ?

Tuberous Breast correction is a more complicated breast procedure than a standard breast augmentation. There is no guarantee that your tuberous breasts can be completely corrected, however they will be improved.

Asked Questions

We regularly get asked about our procedures, so we have put together a couple of questions we get asked on a regular basis.

If there is something else you would like to know, please get in touch!

Yes, in some cases this surgery is considered a medical procedure so your private health insurance may cover your hospital costs.

In some cases, Medicare rebates are available on this procedure.

Dr Wessels performs a number of superficial burns to the areola during a breast augmentation surgery. These burns create a reaction to stimulate new collagen and tighten the surrounding tissue.

No, we do not charge patients anything extra top treat tuberous breasts. They come under our standard breast augmentation pricing.

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