Tuberous or tubular breasts are stretched or asymmetrical breasts that can occur at birth or during puberty. At Plastic Surgery Associates Novato, our skilled plastic surgeons, Drs. Francisco Canales and Heather Furnas, offer tuberous breast correction to help patients attain a more natural-looking shape. We utilize modern methods to minimize recovery and to help provide the most pleasing results possible. In addition, we offer nipple correction surgery, which can be included in your treatment plan to address inverted nipples or overly large areolas. If you'd like to achieve a symmetrical breast shape that complements your figure, call our office in Novato, CA to schedule a consultation to learn more.
"Breast Augmentation - Outstanding results! I still look in the mirror and say, “wow, these are my breasts!” Dr. Furnas made me feel safe and answered all my questions! I want to rave about the fantastic results but I will keep it short. The staff is 10/10. Quick responses and work with your schedule."- Anonymous / RealPatientRatings / Aug 08, 2019
"Breast Implant Revision - Surgery was easy and recovery was painless.Dr. Canales is wonderful. Results exceed expectations. Highly recommend."- Anonymous / RealPatientRatings / Jun 17, 2019
"Breast Augmentation - Dr. Canales is the only plastic surgeon I will ever go to. Not only am I 100% satisfied with how I look and feel, but the surgery was like nothing and the recovery was a breeze & staff at Plastic Surgery Associates of Santa Rosa are very nice and helpful. Someone was always available to answer any questions or concerns I had, making the entire process itself as stress free as possible I knew I was in good hands. Since my breast augmentation I love the way I look in clothes & I feel so much better about myself. Thank you."- Anonymous / RealPatientRatings / Jun 07, 2019
"Breast Augmentation - The Plastic Surgery Associates practice was highly recommended to me by several friends. Dr. Candles was very helpful by listening & assisting me in making a decision, based on the aesthetic I wanted to achieve. Although I didn’t get to personally meet Dr. Furnas, I know she was also one of my surgeons, so my appreciation also extends to her. I could not be happier with my results; they are skilled professionals!"- Anonymous / RealPatientRatings / Jun 04, 2019
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You are a good candidate for tuberous breast correction surgery if you are in good health, past childbearing, and are no longer breastfeeding. During your initial consultation, Dr. Canales or Dr. Furnas will meet with you to discuss your cosmetic goals and the overall look you'd like to achieve with this procedure. We value every opportunity we get to help women attain their dream body and will take our time to build a custom treatment plan that is unique to you.
Tuberous breasts generally have a narrow base and breast tissue that may appear abnormal. In addition, the areola and/or the nipple is typically misshaped or enlarged with an odd-looking projection. This correction surgery is specifically designed to improve these issues and is usually performed under general anesthesia. Dr. Canales or Dr. Furnas will make incisions within the natural contours of the breast to hide any scarring. From there, tethering tissue is cut to release any tension, areolas are reshaped, and implants are used to attain a more natural contour.
What to Expect
On average, patients can resume their usual routine in 1 – 2 weeks. Typically, many women return to work in 1 – 3 days, but we recommend that you refrain from strenuous activity until cleared by Dr. Canales or Dr. Furnas. All post-care instructions should be followed accordingly to aid in proper healing. Outcomes yield gorgeous results with round breasts, natural-looking nipples, and proportionate areolas.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does tuberous breast correction cost?
Each patient case is different, which means the cost will vary for every individual. Once Dr. Canales or Dr. Furnas meet with you to understand your cosmetic goals, a custom treatment plan will be developed. From there, we can discuss all your out-of-pocket costs and how you can attain low-interest medical financing to make your procedure more affordable.
What about other procedures?
If you wish to combine another surgery with your tuberous breast correction, let Dr. Canales or Dr. Furnas know during your consultation. We have many patients who decide to include a second surgery for even more dramatic results. The most popular combinations include a breast lift or breast augmentation.
How long do results last?
When a healthy diet and exercise plan is followed, the results of tuberous breast correction should last a long time. Pregnancy, breastfeeding, and extreme weight gain can negatively impact your results, but a secondary procedure can be performed, if needed.
Generally, patients can return to a normal routine within a few weeks, but vigorous activity should be avoided until you are properly healed or have been given clearance by Dr. Canales or Dr. Furnas.
Plan Your Procedure
Shape your Curves
Unnaturally shaped breasts, elongated nipples, and stretched areolas can be easily corrected with tuberous breast correction surgery. Call Plastic Surgery Associates Novato in Marin County to schedule a private consultation with Dr. Canales or Dr. Furnas. We will be happy to sit down with you to discuss your concerns and build a treatment plan that will help you attain the look you desire.