Breast Reduction - What is it
Breast hypertrophy or gigantomastia may be due to family history, develop during adolescence or come as a result of obesity. It often can lead to both personal (embarrassment and low self-esteem) and practical problems (back pain and frictional dermatitis under the breast).
- better proportion of your breasts with your body
- alleviation of neck, back, and shoulder pain
- more confident about your appearance
Breast reduction is performed under general anesthesia and lasts 2-3 hours. It is a procedure that gives a definitive solution to these problems and consists of excising the excessive breast tissue with the overlying skin and restoring the nipple back to its normal position.
The breasts are reshaped and obtain the desired size, while postoperatively the patients return to their daily activities after one week