Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is a surgical procedure performed under general anaesthetic to reduce the size of large breasts.

Benefits:

  • Reducing breast size and producing a better shape
  • Reducing back and neck issues
  • Dealing with breast droopiness
  • Improving breast symmetry
  • Improving confidence and self-esteem

Duration:

  • 120 – 150 minutes

Recovery:

  • Can shower wounds from day 1
  • Surgical bra day and night 2 weeks
  • Full exercise 6 weeks

Return To Work:

  • 1 – 3 weeks typically (depend on occupation and size of reduction)

Driving:

  • 2 Weeks

Risks:
Infection, bleeding, asymmetry, nipple sensation or loss, wound healing, scars (skin and breast tissue)

Smoking:
Needs to be stopped at least 6 weeks before surgery to reduce your risk of complications

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