A breast reduction is also known as reduction mammaplasty and is a cosmetic procedure for correcting oversized breasts.
Oversized breasts can be saggy in appearance and can cause a women to suffer from back, head, neck & shoulder pain and can also lead to other medical problems such as poor blood circulation, breathing difficulties and rashes or chafing around the breast area as-well as limited mobility and the ability to carry out physical activities.
Large oversized breasts can be hereditary or be due to weight gain, the menopause or pregnancy.
This procedure will be done under a general anaesthetic, you can discuss in depth with our surgeon during your consultation of what appearance & size you hope to achieve after surgery. Any concerns you may have will need to discussed during this consultation. As with all cosmetic surgery procedures you need to be realistic with your expectations our surgeon will guide you in the right direction with this.
This type of surgery is probably one of the most satisfying as often women with oversized breasts have suffered many years of misery, often leading to depression and having an overall effect on your everyday living, perhaps stopping you partaking in certain activities and certainly limiting the choice of clothing you can wear.
The changing effects this can have on a women’s life are overwhelming and many women wish they had opted for surgery many years before avoiding the undue emotional pressure that large breasts can bring as well as having a positive effect on your health. Often after surgery women feel a sense of relief and the after effects really can be life changing.
So if you are considering having a breast reduction consider it sooner rather than later you really will be astounded by the results and the feeling of
well-being you have after surgery not to mention the new found confidence it will give to you.
All uncertainty and risk factors of breast reduction surgery will be discussed during your consultation. Breast reduction involves an anchor-shaped incision that circles the areola, extending downward following the natural curve of the crease beneath the breast. Excess breast tissue, fat and skin are removed, and reshaping is done. Liposuction may be necessary to remove excess fat in the armpit area. This procedure takes about two to three hours. Scarring will vary among patients.
The beneficial attributes of having a breast reduction in terms of health are that after surgery back & other pain caused by large breasts will lesson and often will disappear completely, breathing problems will reduce & any rashes or chafing will go away. With regard to appearance you will feel like a new women, clothing will feel much more comfortable and will also look better & will feel more comfortable in swimwear.
Your breasts will have better proportion to them and overall a reduction of oversized breasts will give you a better quality of life as-well as giving you a new lease of life, leaving you feeling confident, comfortable, pain free, & looking fabulous.