Breast reduction is an aesthetic surgery that reduces the size and weight of large and heavy breasts.
Taking surplus breast tissue, fat and stretched skin, the surgeon not only makes the breasts smaller, lighter and tighter, but also corrects sagging and breast asymmetry. While many patients have breast reduction surgery to get rid of physical problems such as back, neck and shoulder pain, the aesthetic benefits of the operation are important as well.
Vertical or Short Trace Breast Reduction
In the short-run procedure, an incision is used that surrounds the region of the nipple / nipple circumference and extends vertically towards the bottom of the breast. With this approach, avoiding a horizontal incision under the breast, it reduces the total length of the surgery permit by 50%, It gives a more aesthetically superior, natural-looking and a more rounded result. The most suitable candidates are women with medium-sized breasts.
Traditional Breast Reduction Procedures
In these procedures, an incision in the form of inverted T letter, which runs vertically downward from the centre of the nipple and continues horizontally under the nipple. In such breast reduction procedures, the nipple tip is raised to a more normal position, the volume of the nipple area is also reduced.
Breast reduction is a safe and effective option for women with large and heavy breasts. During your consultation with our surgeon you will decide together your ideal surgery route.
Your surgeon will strive to provide symmetry between your breasts. The size of the dark area around the nipple may also be reduced during the operation. Your scars will fade over time, but they never disappear completely.
What to Expect from Breast Reduction?
The results of your breast reduction surgery will be long lasting. Your new breast size can increase your confidence and satisfaction with the shape of your body, as well as alleviate the pain and physical limitations you experienced before surgery.
Immediately after the operation, gauze is placed over the incisions and the nipples are wrapped with an elastic bandage or supported by a special surgical bra. In some cases, a small tube can be placed on each breast for a few days to remove blood and accumulated fluid. Stitches are taken within 1-2 weeks.
Most women experience breast pain for the first few days after surgery. Afterwards, there is a milder discomfort for 1 week or more. Medications can help relieve pain.