Breast Reduction 

Some patients may have large breasts which can lead to heat rashes and irritation under the breast.

Breast Reduction Surgery 

Some patients may have large breasts which can lead to heat rashes and irritation under the breast. The larger size bras required for the heavy breasts can leave deep indented bra strap marks on the shoulder as well as effect patients’ self-confidence.  Evidence has shown breast reductions are the most satisfying procedures for patients.

Breast reduction surgery involves removing breast tissue, reshaping the breast and raising the nipples. This can significantly improve patients symptoms.

Length of Procedure 

2-4 hrs depending on the size of the breast 

(Times are an estimate would change depending on the individual person)

Length of Hospital Stay

1-3 days 

Risks Include

Infection bleeding scarring, numbness, fat swelling or breakdown (fat necrosis), abnormal sensation of the nipples, nipple loss (rare and dependant on the size of the breast), wound breakdown, difference in breast volume.

Further surgical procedures if significant infection or wound breakdown.

Recommended Time Off

1-3 weeks

(Times are an estimate and would change depending on the individual person )

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