Glandular Ptosis
True Ptosis
Parenchymal Maldistribution




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Glandular Ptosis Nipple above fold; breast descended below the fold

True Ptosis
Inframammary fold remains constant and nipple falls- (3grades) often seen with increasing age,weight loss and multiple pregnancies

Parenchymal Maldistribution
Lower breast tissue absent , fold tight and > very high, nipple and areola positioned low (a developmental deformity)

Pseudoptosis Nipple positioned above the fold and breast tissue descended below the fold (often seen in breasts after pregnancy after volume loss only)

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 Procedure to Repair Ptosis
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Breast Augmentation
I Augmentation Revisions I Congenital Deformities  
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I Lifts  I Reduction  I Reconstruction  I

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