Information: A breast reduction involves the removal of excess fat, skin, and tissue, which usually results in the nipple and areola being shifted to a higher position. If the areola has been stretched due to the size of the breast, it may also be reduced. Not only does this surgery result in a smaller, perkier bust, it can also help eliminate the back, shoulder, and neck pain that’s often caused by large breasts.
Breast Reduction Surgery
Although it is performed by plastic surgeons to correct the appearance of larger than normal size breasts; it is a reconstructive surgery performed to solve the problems caused by big breasts such as back pain, standing disorder, headache, shoulder pain, difficulty in inhalation, collapse in the shoulder region due to bra straps, hygiene problems under the breast (such as rash or fungal infections).
After drawing the place of new breasts according to the patient's height and breast weight, excess breast tissue and excess skin are removed under general anaesthesia. The surgery lasts 2-4 hours on average. The patient can experience pain in the first days with arm movements, but it is temporary. After surgery, swelling, numbness on the areola, bruising on the breast can be experienced and these are temporary. In the surgery, dissolvable sutures are usually used. Plastic surgeons explain that the patients can return to their work within 1-2 weeks depending on the volume of patients; breasts.
Breast Reduction Surgery Incision Types