The vertical mammaplasty technique has undeniable advantages over combined techniques. It involves only the inferior pole of the breast, thus avoiding horizontal scars, which are the ones that most frequently hypertrophy. The main disadvantage of the technique is the inferior compensation, leaving visible scars in the thorax. We have modified this technique, making the compensation at the level of the areola. With this procedure, the vertical scar does not go below the submammary fold and is easily concealed.
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