Breast reduction surgery reduces the size of the breast and the goal is to achieve a beautiful, well formed shape. Ladies with large breasts may experience a variety problems from the weight and size of their breasts such as chronic neck and back pains, breathing problems and severe skin irritations. They may also experience psychological problems including feeling extremely self-conscious that affect many of their daily activities. '
There are different methods of performing a breast reduction: minimal scar/short scar technique, inverted T technique etc. This will be discussed at the time of your consultation, as well as possible risks, postoperative course and concerns.
The procedure is performed under General Anesthetic with usually one overnight stay in Hospital. The projected initial recover period is about 12 days.
The results of a breast reduction is permanent.
Most patients are extremely happy with the results and report improve self-esteem and easier to find clothing that fit.
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