Are you feeling embarrassment due to over large bulky breasts? Want to get rid from muscle and shoulder pain/discomfort? The best solution is available in the form of Breast Reduction or reduction Mammoplasty.
What is Breast Reduction?
It is a cosmetic surgery that is conducted to reduce the size of breasts. Surgeon removes excess skin and tissues of Breast to reshape it. He may reduce the size of areola, the darker skin around the nipple.
Reasons to Seek Breast Reduction
Every year, thousands of women undergo through this surgery. Every woman has her own reason but common reasons are:
- Heavy breasts cause discomfort
- Larger than normal breasts causes muscle and shoulder pain
- Shoulder marks due to pressure on straps of bra
- Desire to get an attractive look
- Problem while purchasing right cloth
- Desire to take part in sport activities
Benefits of Breast Reduction
Here are some benefits that women can enjoy through reduction Mammoplasty:
- Gaining attractive breast appearance
- Restoring self-confidence
- Ability to wear any kind of cloth
- Free to participate in sport activities
- Getting rid of constant embarrassment
- Getting back self-confidence
- Reduce backache
- No more muscle and shoulder pain
- Wider choices of swimwear
Preparing for Breast Reduction
Once you have decided that you want a breast reduction surgery then you should start its preparation. Generally, surgeon suggests you to start losing your weight one month before the surgery. Stop smoking two week prior surgery. You have to make medication adjustments that means you need to stop taking some medicines while start taking medicines prescribed by your surgeon. Always plan a preoperative visit to clinic because this visit helps you know better about what steps to take and what to avoid before surgery. In addition, you can ask your doctor which medicines not to be taken before operation. You need support of a family member 1-3 days after the surgery, so it’s good to make necessary arrangements.
How Breast Reduction Surgery is performed?
This surgery is performed in surgical clinic. The patient needs to stay in hospital for almost 3 days. It is conducted under general anesthesia and patient goes to sleep during it. However, if a small reduction has to be done then surgeon uses local anesthesia. During this procedure, a professional surgeon removes the excess fat and skin after making incisions or cut in the breasts. He stitches the breast after removing skin and fat. Sometimes, he needs to remove and reposition the nipple and areola. There are some cases when most of breast is fatty tissue, so surgeon goes for liposuction for removing this fat; he doesn’t suggest breast reduction surgery in this case.
Risks of Breast Reduction
Just like other cosmetic procedure, this surgery associates with some risks. Here you find the details of these complications.
- Visible and permanent scar that may fades over time
- Loss of Sensation in nipples and breasts (temporary or permanent)
- Inability to breast-feed after surgery, though some women can do it
- Unequally positioned nipples or breasts
- Damage to breast’s blood supply is rare
What to Expect During Recovery Process?
Patient needs to wear surgical dressings or special surgical bra immediately after surgery. A small tube is usually places in each breast for draining blood and fluid for first couple of days. Nurses remove stitches after two weeks. Women feel pain and discomfort for a week or longer. Doctor prescribes pain killer to get rid of pain. Swelling and bruising will be last for 3-4 weeks. It is advisable to wear support bra for relieving swelling. You can resume your normal work after 2-3 weeks. However, patient should not get involved in heavy exercises and activities for 3-4 weeks. You must wear a good bra that offers good support to breasts. This surgery leaves visible scar that may face over time but they never disappear.
Results of Breast Reduction
Breast reduction surgery helps the women to get firmer, smaller, proportionate, and lighter bra. Women feel great satisfaction and comfort after this surgery. They feel a big boost in self-confidence. This surgery helps them get rid of physical pain and discomfort. The results of this Mammoplasty reduction are permanent. However, these results are affected by pregnancy and weight gain.
Many women report breast reduction surgery as a “Life-changing experience”. If you want to enjoy this experience then you can contact our expert cosmetic surgeon now.