Obtain Balance in Your Figure with Breast Reduction Surgery
While it is more common to hear about women who want to enhance their breasts, breast reduction surgery could be the procedure that can make a difference for you. If you want to have balance in your figure or you are struggling with breasts that are simply too large, you can have your breasts altered to be in proportion with the rest of your body. It’s more than a matter of what is attractive. Breasts that are excessive in size can cause pain in your neck and back. In addition to causing a strain on your body, they can cause chafing, a rash, and sweating. If you are tired of fighting with overly large breasts, breast reduction surgery could be the solution you need.
What is Involved in Breast Reduction Surgery?
During breast reduction surgery, excess fat, skin, and glandular tissue will be removed by Dr. Sadrian in order to achieve the desired results. During your consultation, Dr. Sadrian and our medical team will discuss the procedure together with your goals. We will evaluate your breasts, take measurements, and get a clear picture of the alterations that you would prefer.
On the day of the procedure, Dr. Sadrian will give you general anesthesia or you may have intravenous sedation. He will help you to decide the most effective option for you and your needs. Tissue will then be removed. Liposuction may be used to deal with excess fat. Doctor Sadrian will reposition parts of your breasts in order to give you more lift and balance. Your incisions will then be closed using surgical tape, adhesives, or sutures.
How Should I Prepare for Breast Reduction Surgery?
Your surgeon should request a mammogram before surgery to ensure there are no concerns. A follow-up mammogram should be performed as well to detect any issues. Before surgery, you should not smoke. You should also avoid any medications that could cause bleeding. Your procedure could be performed on an outpatient basis. If so, you should have someone available to drive you home and stay with you for 24 hours after your procedure. You should be prepared with loose clothing, ice, and bandages during your recovery. You should expect to stay home one to two weeks after your procedure. Follow your surgeon’s instructions for care of your incisions, use of ointments to treat your incisions, and take pain relievers as prescribed. You will have to limit your physical activity for at least four weeks after your breast reduction.
Are You a Candidate for Breast Reduction Surgery?
You need to understand that complications and risks are possible with any type of surgery. Your surgeon will determine if any type of health condition would be a reason to advise you against the procedure. If you are planning on having children after breast reduction surgery, you may not be able to breast feed. You will experience changes in your breasts during pregnancy. You will need to be careful to maintain your weight after the procedure. Otherwise, your breasts could become excessively large again. Contact Sadrian Plastic Surgery today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Sadrian to discuss the possibility of breast reduction for you.