Breast Reduction is a procedure to remove excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve an ideal breat size.
Sagging and growth of breast tissue can cause both physical and emotional distress for patients.
What’s Breast Reduction?
Breast is one of the most important organs for women and it plays a major role in increasing or decreasing the confidence of women.
Because of the factors such as aging, giving birth, breastfeeding and weight changes the breast can be saggy.
Am I Good Candidate for Breast Reduction?
Women who are older than 18 years old and has no problem or previous complication with anaesthesia are suitable for Breast Reduction.
What are the risks?
You’ll have to consider if the benefits will achieve your goals and if the risk and potential complications are acceptable. These risks and others will be explained by our consultants and doctors before your permission be taken.
Possibly risks for breast reduction:
- Changes in nipple or breast sensation
- All possible anaesthesia risks
- Blood Clots
- Hypertrophic scar
- Deformation of breast area
- Changes in skin color, permanent changes pigmentation, destension and purple spots
- Tendon, blood-vessel, muscles and lungs may be damaged.
- Asymmetry of breasts
- Breast can be too tight
- Potential inability in breastfeeding
- Removal of or loss of sensation in the nipples and skin surrounding the nipples (areolae)
- Permanent ache
- Fatty tissue can be dissappeared
- Possibility of reversion surgery
Doctors recommend to quit drinking herbal tea, taking medicine which has got antiaggregant effect, such as aspirin at least one week before the operation. .If you are a smoker or drinker it’s recommended to quit before the surgery.
Before the operation medical investigations and tests will be done. The operation is going to be under general anesthesia and takes about 2 and half to 3 hours.
During the procedure
During the surgical procedures, drugs are applied for your own comfort. Options include sedation and general anesthesia. Your doctor will recommend the best option for you.
2- Formation of Incisions
Operation is started with the necessary incisions. We share this information with the patient before the surgery.
3- Closing the Incisions
Seams and skin closure in the breast tissue are closed with sutures, skin glue or surgical tape.
The result of breast reduction can be observed immediately.
What you can expect
The doctor will examine patient before the operation. As a result, he will decide what can be done.
After necessary examines, doctor will give you information about operation and indicate what kind of appearance you get in the end.
After the surgery
After breast reduction is done, wound dressing and bandage will be applied. An elastic bandage or support bra will be suggested to minimize the swelling and to support breast when it recovers.
The doctor will give you necessary information about what you should and shouldn’t do when go back to home after the surgery. In the process of healing, patients should follow the recommendations from their doctor. If they listen to their doctors, the healing process will faster.
Breast reduction is a procedure for women with very large, sagging breasts that cause physical discomfort and restricts their daily activities. Because of the excessive weight of their breasts, women have problems with low back pain, neck pain, skin irritation and many other things that give them pain.
Breast reduction surgery is done to relieve this aches or pain and create a more aesthetically pleasing shape.
Process of healing
There may be swelling, bruising and pain sensation immediately after the operation. All of these can be controlled by medicine. Sports bra should be worn after the operation for 1 month.
You can return to work when you feel ready or within 2 days after the surgery. Most patients return to work within the first week after surgery. If you have a heavy job, you should wait a few more weeks too. Other activities should begin approximately after 1.5 months.
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Swelling and bruising will disappear after the first week. However you need to wait for 6 months to observe the complete result in your breasts.
For this, you are expected to be patient. As a result, a more comfortable life is waiting for you. Low back pain and other problems will be eliminated.
Frequently Asked Questions About Breast Reduction
Who is suitable for breast reduction operation?
Anyone who are older than 18 years old and got no problem or previous complication with anaesthesia.
Any loss of sensation after the operation?
The loss of sensation can be experienced after the operations but this is a temporary situation.
How is the procedure after the operation?
There will be no pain after the operation but you should be patient for results.