Many persons (women or men) experience pain or psychical problems due to their breasts’ size.
In both cases, the surgical procedure of breast reduction can be an optimal solution. However, it is important to know that when you talk to the surgeon you should inform him or her about your personal opinion about this kind of procedure.
During the procedure, the surgeon will make an incision around the areola and vertically down to the breast crease. The surgeon will remove the excess fat and afterwards the incision are brought together to reshape the new smaller breast and to make it look natural.
An elastic bandage or support bra may be worn to minimize swelling and support the breasts as they heal.
Local scars of different shapes and sizes can appear because at the moment there is no surgical procedure of breast reductions that does not leave scars.
In some rare cases the patient may experience infection, changes in the nipple sensation which can be permanent, poor wound healing, potential partial or total loss of nipple and areola.
Breastfeeding is possible after the surgical procedure but this depends on the patient and the way the body reacts to the procedure.
It is necessary to stay at home for at least one or two weeks.
In the case of very active persons, it is forbidden to take back the physical activities for at least one month after the surgery.