Can anyone tell if my breasts are tubular?
A single side photo is not enough to tell if your breasts are tuberous (the correct term rather than tubular). Tuberous breast deformity is a specific condition characterized by breasts that are very narrow in width with a wide space between them. They tend to be ptotic (droopy, saggy) as well. One hall mark of tuberous breasts is that the areola is disproportionately large compared to the breast itself and there is often fullness of the nipple/areola complex due to bulging of breast tissue into it. The deformity ranges from mild to severe. Truly tuberous breasts look very odd and are very unattractive. They are also difficult to correct and a simple breast augmentation often is insufficient to fix all the problems. Your photo does not show a tuberous breast. A front view would be necessary to make this determination.
R. Bosshardt, MD, FACS
Thank you for the question and photo and though an examination is really needed you do not appear to have tuberous breasts but at your consultation, after a full examination, your surgeon will discuss the best surgical options for you based on your anatomy
Frederic Corbin has 1 Breast augmentation before & after:
It is hard to tell from your photo as there is only a side view, but it does not look like you have tubular breasts. Tubular (which are more accurately known as "tuberous" which comes from the latin word tuber, meaning "potato") breasts are characterized by short narrow breasts with tissue herniating through the areola. Treatment involves augmentation with scoring release of the constricted tissue. Although I do not believe that your breasts are tuberous, I strongly recommend consulting with a plastic surgeon who has significant experience with breast surgery for optimal results. Good luck!
Dr. Gary Breslow has 32 Breast augmentation, Breast lift before & afters: