Breast Reduction

What are the risks of breast reduction?

The risks of breast reduction include a decrease in nipple sensation due to the repositioning and resizing of the nipple. This affects a vast majority of patients following a breast reduction. You are extremely unlikely to be able to breastfeed after a breast reduction. Pregnancy will also alter breast size and shape after a reduction. [...]

What are the risks of breast reduction?2021-04-15T11:45:34+02:00

What to expect after breast reduction surgery?

After breast reduction surgery you can expect to have gauze dressings over the incisions, and you will have elastic bandages or a support bra to help with the swelling as you heal. You may also need small drainage tubes for a few days. Keep the dressing dry for at least 48 hours. The stitches along [...]

What to expect after breast reduction surgery?2021-04-14T13:22:28+02:00

How to prepare for breast reduction surgery?

To prepare for breast reduction surgery, you may be asked to stop smoking for 2 – 4 weeks prior to the procedure. Nicotine retards the healing process, and quitting for as long as possible before surgery helps improve blood flow. You might also have to have a blood test before surgery is performed. During the [...]

How to prepare for breast reduction surgery?2021-04-15T11:43:52+02:00

What is the procedure for breast reduction?

The procedure for breast reduction is performed under general anaesthetic. I will make an incision around the areola and down the front of the breast. Then I will remove excess tissue, fat, and skin to resize and reshape the breast.  I will resize the areola and nipple if necessary, and lift them into position on [...]

What is the procedure for breast reduction?2021-04-15T11:48:25+02:00

How to plan for my breast reduction?

When you plan a breast reduction I strongly recommend that you are at your ideal weight for height before embarking on any surgery. Weight loss or gain after a breast reduction may alter the shape and size, adversely affecting the final outcome. During your first consultation, we will discuss your expectations to find out what [...]

How to plan for my breast reduction?2021-04-15T11:49:42+02:00

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