Breast reduction, is a surgical procedure to make the breasts smaller. This is achieved by removing breast tissue, excess fat, and nearby skin to change the size, shape, and weight of the breasts. Many women undergo this procedure as it can help relieve pain and discomfort associated with large heavy breasts. A breast reduction is certainly not a ‘one size fits all’ procedure. We understand that our patients are unique in their needs and objectives and we are proud to offer a bespoke approach for each patient.
Breast reduction surgery can result not only in physical improvement, but it can also improve psychological well-being with a boost to your self-confidence and self-image.
During a consultation with our surgeon your suitability as a candidate for cosmetic breast surgery will be discussed together with your expectations and objectives. We will also discuss how a breast reduction procedure is performed, where the incisions are made, the length of the surgery, the recovery time and healing process.
Procedure Operation: Time 2 hour
Nights in hospital: Day case or overnight stay
Common Risks: You surgeon will provide a consent form and he will discuss with you all risks during the consultation.
Follow-up after surgery: 1 week, 2 weeks 4 weeks, 6 months and anytime you request.
Time off: 1 – 2 weeks depending on occupation.
Sports: 6 weeks fast walking or running (sport bra required) 8 weeks everything
Result: You will appreciate the result of the new breasts immediately after the procedure even the final result will be appreciated after 6 months Scars continue to improve over 18 months.