Breast reduction surgery




Breast reduction surgery is also known as re reduction mammaplasty and is used to reduce or shape up the breast by removing or shaping up the excess fats and make the breasts proportionate with rest of the body.

Structure Of Breasts

  • The rib cage
  • Chest muscles
  • Pectoralis fascia
  • Suspensory ligaments
  • Glandular tissues
  • Adipose tissue
  • Skin envelope

Reasons For Breast Reduction Surgery

  • Respite from uneasiness of carrying large breasts
  • Achieve a better and proportionate appearance
  • Build up one’s confidence
  • Get rid of extra weight on the breasts which cause many problems
  • Reduce stress on the back and neck and get rid of the back and neck ache

Risks Involved In Breast Reduction Surgery

  • Breast feeding cannot be carried out after surgery
  • A possibility of uneven nipple height exists
  • Both the breast may not be symmetrical after surgery
  • Loss of feeling in breast
  • Possible chances of permanent scars if the surgery got complicated
  • Infection
Photo: Charisma/

Photo: Charisma/

Procedure For Surgery

  • Consult a plastic surgeon near you
  • Get yourself snapped and submit the papers for a possible insurance
  • Surgeon discusses the plan, techniques and possible risks
  • Choose the method of surgery
  • Undergo a surgery as under:-
    • Anesthesia
    • Getting in through cut
    • Removal and relocation of tissue
    • Get the skin even by closing the cut
  • Recovery period

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