Breast Reduction

breast reduction surgery

Breast reduction is an operation to reduce the size of large breasts, particularly if they cause back pain, neck pain or postural problems

The areola (the dark area surrounding the nipple) can also be reduced in size and repositioned to give a more uplifted look to the breasts

  • Who can benefit?
    If large breasts cause you distress, or you feel self conscious, or your breasts are uneven in size, this operation could be suitable for you. The expert surgeons can perform breast reduction surgery with utmost care hence reducing the chances of risks at Harley Street Cosmetic Surgery Partners in London, UK.
  • How is it done?
    Excess fat and glandular tissue will then be removed from inside your breast, along with some of your skin The amount of fat, tissue and skin removed will depend on the final breast size that you have agreed with your surgeon The areola and nipple are then repositioned and the breast skin is drawn into and around the areola to define your new breast contour.

You may also need a liposuction. Although it is a different procedure, it can help you get the excess fat from the body that will give your breast a great look. Harley Street Cosmetic Surgery Partners in London, UK has the best vaser liposuction surgeons in London. The operation can take approx 2 and 3 hours. All will be thoroughly discussed with your surgeon at consultation hours.

  • How long does surgery take?
    Breast reduction patients are normally a two night stay in hospital.
  • How long is the recovery?
    You will need to wear a special support bra in the weeks following your operation and to aid your recovery, It is also important that you avoid any strenuous activity for the first four weeks and you should allow yourself up to eight weeks to recover fully.
  • Are there risks?
    Our Surgeons are extremely experienced MBBS MSc FRCS Ed FRCS (Plats) and have performed many operations, however, as with all operations, there are some risks associated with all surgery, they will help put you at ease regarding any worries that you may have. In the end it depends on the choice of your plastic surgery clinic. Harley street plastic surgery can be the perfect option for your breast reduction surgery in London, UK. You can talk through these concerns with your surgeon and ask all the question`s that they look forward to answering at consultation.
  • Can I combine breast reduction surgery with other treatments?
    Breast reduction can be combined with other procedures.

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