Purpose of the treatment: Breast reduction is usually done in case of too large breasts that interfere with normal functioning and have a negative impact on the condition of the spine.
Description of the treatment: The breast skin usually it cut vertically, defining the tissue area to be cut and the new position of the chest nipple. Then the breast tissue, fat and skin are removed. The incision lines depend on the size, the degree of breast descent and the patient’s anatomy.
Anesthesia: Treatment in general anesthesia.
Duration of surgery: about 2 to 3 hours.
Convalescence: 14 to 18 days, small adhesive bandages on cutting lines. Shower can be taken and use a bra. Avoid exercise for 30 days.
Possible complications: Hematoma, difficulty in healing postoperative scars, allergy to stitches, breast asymmetry.