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Axillary breast tissue, also known as accessory breast tissue, is a condition in which breast tissue is present in the armpit area. While this condition is usually harmless, it can cause discomfort, self-consciousness and clothing fit issues for some individuals. Fortunately, axillary breast tissue removal, also known as axillary breast tissue excision or axillary breast reduction, offers a safe and effective solution for improving both comfort and confidence, available through Dr. Casian Monaco at his practice in NYC.

Understanding Axillary Breast Tissue

Axillary breast tissue is a common anatomical variation that occurs in approximately 2-6% of women. This extra breast tissue typically develops during embryonic development and can vary in size and appearance from person to person. While axillary breast tissue is usually benign and does not pose any health risks, it can cause physical discomfort, irritation, and cosmetic concerns for some individuals.

Benefits of Axillary Breast Tissue Removal

Axillary breast tissue removal offers several benefits for individuals who are bothered by excess breast tissue in the armpit area. By removing the extra tissue, patients can experience relief from physical symptoms such as discomfort, pain and irritation caused by friction between the breast tissue and clothing or skin. Additionally, axillary breast tissue removal can improve the fit and appearance of clothing, allowing patients to wear sleeveless tops and dresses confidently.

Enhanced Confidence and Comfort

For many individuals, axillary breast tissue can cause self-consciousness and negatively impact body image. The presence of extra breast tissue in the armpit area may make individuals feel insecure or embarrassed, especially when wearing certain types of clothing or participating in activities such as swimming or exercising. Axillary breast tissue removal can help alleviate these feelings of self-consciousness and improve overall confidence and self-esteem.

Customized Treatment Plans

Axillary breast tissue removal is a highly individualized procedure that is tailored to each patient’s unique anatomy and aesthetic goals. During the initial consultation, Dr. Monaco will evaluate the patient’s concerns, assess the amount and distribution of axillary breast tissue and discuss the available treatment options. Depending on the patient’s needs, axillary breast tissue removal may be performed using liposuction, excisional techniques, or a combination of both.

Minimally Invasive Techniques

Advancements in plastic surgery have led to the development of minimally invasive techniques for axillary breast tissue removal, which offer several advantages over traditional open surgery. Minimally invasive procedures typically involve smaller incisions, less tissue trauma and faster recovery times compared to open surgery. Liposuction techniques, such as tumescent liposuction or ultrasound-assisted liposuction, can effectively remove excess fat and breast tissue from the armpit area with minimal scarring and downtime.

Improved Quality of Life

By improving both comfort and confidence, axillary breast tissue removal can have a positive impact on the overall quality of life for individuals affected by this condition. Patients often report feeling more comfortable and at ease in their bodies following the procedure, allowing them to enjoy a greater sense of freedom and self-assurance in their daily lives.

Axillary breast tissue removal offers a safe and effective solution for improving both comfort and confidence for individuals bothered by excess breast tissue in the armpit area. By removing the extra tissue, patients can experience relief from physical symptoms such as discomfort and irritation, as well as enhanced self-esteem and body image. If you are bothered by axillary breast tissue, contact the office of Dr. Casian Monaco in NYC to schedule a consultation to discuss your options for treatment and determine if axillary breast tissue removal is right for you.

Posted on behalf of Casian Monaco, MD

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New York, NY 10021

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I wish I could explain the fear I had before the surgery, the fact is him and his team made me feel as safe as possible the whole entire time. The patient care was amazing, the professionalism he showed was amazing if I was ever to do it again I would only do it with him. I am in love with my results (Breast reduction) I highly recommend!
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