FAQ: Breast Reduction/ Reduction Mammoplasty
Q. What is meaning of Breast reduction?
A. It is a procedure to reduce size of breast and giving aesthetically more pleasant look in females with very heavy & large breast
Q. Am I a candidate for breast reduction surgery?
A. Women with breasts large for their frame, with discomfort in routine physical activities or with shoulder & back pain is an ideal candidate for this procedure.
Q. Will there be any scar after this surgery?
A. The scars are placed around the areola, and possibly running from lower areola to breast crease, and along the breast crease & kept minimal depends upon the type of procedure choosen.
Q. What is duration of surgery?
A. Total duration of surgery is around 2 hours to 3 hours.
Q. Can I have a breast reduction without scars?
A. No. The least invasive technique is liposuction but results after liposuction can be suboptimal.
Q. Can I breastfeed after a breast reduction?
A. A very large amount of breast is removed during breast reduction surgery, but lactation should still function from remaining part of Breast but it may not be adequate.
Q. How is the recovery period like?
A. While the result is immediately evident The recovery period ranges from several days to a week or two.