Women may wish to have breast reductions for aesthetic reasons, or because large, pendulous breasts may be causing social embarrassment and lead to poor posture.
Women with enlarged breasts may suffer from neck and back pains, straps can dig into the shoulders, and women can suffer from repeated infections in the crease below the breast. Wearing fashionable clothes or swimwear may be difficult, and large breasts may interfere with sports activities.
Following the procedure, self-confidence and self-esteem are boosted, as women are able to wear more fitted clothes. Posture is improved, and taking part in sporting activities should be easier. Of all plastic surgery procedures, women undergoing breast reduction surgery experience the most satisfaction.
Aspirin increases the risk of bleeding by preventing blood from clotting. If you are taking aspirin you will be asked to stop this for at least ten days before the procedure.
Volume reduction and breast reshaping with tightening. A variety of techniques. Scars can be around the nipple and vertically down as well as in the breast crease. Risks include bleeding, infection, nipple or skin loss as well as change in nipple sensation, asymmetry and lumpiness. At least an overnight stay in hospital with recovery taking 4-6 weeks.