Large breasts can cause chronic symptoms. The most common symptoms are chronic discomfort and pain in the upper back and neck, bra strap indentation to the shoulders, and skin rash under the breasts. Also, enlarged heavy breasts can cause other secondary health issues such as impaired breathing and may interfere with daily physical activities and sport activities especially in young people.
A breast reduction is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of the breasts. During the procedure the breast volume and the size of the areola is reduced and repositioned. This results in removing the extra breast tissue and reshaping the breast to a more comfortable size with balanced and naturally looking breasts .
Breast reduction is typically performed under general anaesthesia as an outpatient day surgery. Patients often experience some discomfort for 3 to 7 days after surgery which can be managed with pain medication. You can expect to return to work after few weeks of recovery, as you should feel more like yourself. You should take extra care of your breasts for at least 1 month and avoid upper body exercises for at least 6 weeks.
Having performed thousands of breast surgeries, Dr. Menesi is an experienced Cosmetic Breast Surgeon. Many women who have undergone breast reduction by Dr. Menesi remark on the beautiful symmetry, natural shape, youthful look, and inconspicuous scars.
To achieve the best results of Breast Reduction, women need to meet the following criteria:
• Be at or near your ideal goal weight.
• Having realistic expectations
• Be a non-smoker, as smoking can complicate both the procedure and your recovery time.
• Be in good physical and psychological health.
Dr. Menesi will discuss the risks and benefits of Breast Reduction at your consultation to confirm that this is the best course of action for your particular needs.
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Menesi, contact our office today at (506) 455-1188.