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Breast
reduction

Breast reduction

Breast reduction or reduction mammoplasty is indicated for women with excessive breast weight and volume.
This procedure will decrease breast volume while creating a predictable and stable breast shape, improve ptosis and reposition the nipple and areola in an anatomically correct position.

There are many causes for hypermastia (big breasts). Abnormal excessive growth in response to circulating estrogens, weight gain and pregnancies are pointed. It is associated with various symptoms as: back and neck pain, shoulder grooving, chronic headaches, numbness in upper extremities and intertriginous infections, rashes, maceration (skin disorders). In addition, hypermastia is associated with psychological changes, such as limitations in sports or other social activities.

Breast reduction increases patient satisfaction and improves physical and psychological symptoms.

Technical points

The surgical procedure takes about 3H. It is performed under general anaesthesia. It can be performed on outpatient or inpatient basis (1 night).

At any age, screening for breast cancer (mammography and/or ultrasound) before surgery is indicated.

Many breast reduction techniques with different scar patterns have been described.
All the techniques have advantages and disadvantages that will be discussed with you during the preoperative evaluation.
The size and shape of the breast before surgery will influence the technique selected.

Postoperative care

Medication

  • Acetaminophen or ibuprofen for routine pain control.
  • Prophylactic antibiotics (short course)

Drains

  • Usually used and will be removed after drainage reduction
  • Usually this happens 2 to 3 days after surgery

Brassiere

  • Medical brassiere; no underwire or push-up bras for 6 weeks

Activity

  • Light aerobic exercise or professional activity after 7 days
  • Heavy lifting after 4 to 6 weeks

Complications and surgical risks

Breast reduction is considered a safe procedure. However, all surgeries have their own risks and complications. Some of the most frequent are:

  • Hematoma
  • Seroma
  • Infection
  • Nipple-areola compromise
  • Asymmetry
  • Permanente sensory change of the nipple
  • Wound-healing complications
  • Fat necrosis
  • Breast-feeding problems
  • Unsatisfactory scarring, hypertrophic scar or keloid
  • Change in breast shape over time

Breast
Augmentation

Breast augmentation involves the introduction of an implant (made of silicone gel or saline) to increase the breast size. It is indicated in women that have an inadequate breast volume or that you have the desire to restore the natural volume after weight loss, pregnancy or aging (...)

Liposuction/
Lipoplasty

Liposuction, sometimes referred to as “lipo” by patients, slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits and improving your body contours and proportion. It is done to remove fat from this area, through minimal incisions. One treatment may be all you need to reshape problem areas and the results are more consistent and predictable than non-invasive treatments (...)

Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, removes excess fat and skin and, in most cases, restores weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer. Abdominoplasty is the procedure of choice to improve abdomen contour (...)

Face lift and neck lift

A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that improves visible signs of aging in the face and neck.

It will improve skin sagging on face and neck, reduce the fold lines between the nose and corner of the mouth, reduce loose skin and excess fat of the neck that can appear as a double chin, (...)

Hyaluronic
Acid

Hyaluronic acid is the substance of choice for patients who wish to fill wrinkles or furrows or increase the volume of facial areas (eg lips). It is a normal component of the ground substance responsible for dermal hydration (...)