Why Do People Have it?
The aim of breast reduction surgery is to remove excess fat and skin from very large breasts to that they are more in proportion with the rest of your body. Below is a list of reasons why you may decide to have your breasts reduced:• Relieve pain and discomfort
Who is Suitable?
If you are unhappy with the size of your large breasts, you may be an ideal candidate for breast reduction surgery. Below is a list to use as a guide for suitable candidates:
A breast reduction consultation lasts around 20 minutes to one hour. It is an opportunity to find out everything you need to know about having your breasts reduced in size along with undergoing a medical examination of your breasts, nipples, areola and upper body proportion.
During a consultation, you will discuss the reasons for wanting a breast reduction along with any goals and outcomes you wish to achieve. It is important to be honest and ask every possible question you can think of so that there are no doubts about proceeding with surgery. Your surgeon will need to know about your medical history and any conditions or allergies you may have. You will also be made aware of any risks and complications related to reduction mammaplasty.
When having your physical assessment, you will be asked about family and personal breast screening whilst your surgeon checks:• The quality and quantity of your breast tissue
Breast reduction surgery comes with a number of risks and potential complications. It is very important that you are aware of the risks before proceeding with your procedure. Below is a list of complications associated with reduction mammaplasty:• Scars