Why Breast Reduction?
Oversized breast can cause a lot of discomfort; many women feel self-conscious, have trouble sleeping and exercising and can experience back pain and shoulder pain as a result. When oversized breast start to inhibit your everyday life, breast reduction surgery could be a solution.
The Breast Reduction surgeon removes excess breast fat and skin tissue while shaping and repositioning the breasts. The result will be smaller breasts, more in proportion with the rest of your body and your breast shape should significantly improve after the surgery.
What results can I expect?
Smaller more in proportion breasts
Improved position of breasts
Improved body proportion
Reduced strain on neck and back
Improved posture and self-confidence
Freedom to exercise with comfort
Frequently Asked Questions about Breast Reduction
Who will do my initial consultation?
Our Consultant Plastic Surgeon.
What is the recovery time like?
Breast Reduction surgery can take between 2.5 to 3.5 hours to complete. It usually requires an overnight stay in hospital.
You will need to take 7 to 10 days off work after your surgery; this will depend on you and how well you recover after the procedure.
You may experience a level of discomfort for a few days after your procedure; this will be managed with the support of your Consultant Plastic Surgeon and your River Medical Registered General Nurse to ensure you the safest and most comfortable recovery.
Will I be able to Breast Feed after the procedure?
Yes, Breast Feeding after the procedure should not be a problem.
How should I prepare for my procedure?
There are a few elements to this: preparation will begin with your initial consultation with our Consultant Plastic Surgeon, you will also meet with one of our Registered General Nurses. They will both go through every aspect of the surgery and your recovery with you.
You will come in once more before your surgery to have a further comprehensive pre-operative assessment with your River Medical Registered General Nurse.
The Consultant will be available to you right up until your surgery should you wish to see him again.
Why do you not have before and after pictures on the website?
Before and after pictures on websites can be misleading as they may not be patients of the surgeon who will be doing your individual Breast Reduction.
As every person wanting Breast Reduction has completely different expectations it is a much more valuable tool for your Consultant Plastic Surgeon to show pictures of not only reductions that he as actually done but also show you results you will be likely to receive.