Breast size reducing

Breast size reducing (Reduction mammaplasty). – Unlike the breast lifting operation, when extra skin are removed and sometimes excess fatty tissue, as a result of which the nipple and areola are raised and thus a new form of the breast is modeled, the breast reduction surgery (reduction mammoplasty) is a more serious surgery.

The operation onon reducing the breast size  is not an aesthetic thing but has a healing nature. Since breast hypertrophy can be one-sided and bilateral. In both cases, the load falls on the spine, provoking extra strain of the muscles and pain and the development of diseases such as scoliosis, osteochondrosis.

Large breasts are often the cause of a number of inconveniences, psychological and physical discomfort. Back pain, fatigue, disturbances of blood supply, respiration, and heart pain can lead to more serious effects. That is why many women resort to breast reduction surgery without any further hesitation.

Indication to reduce breast size:

  • large heavy breasts, causing a functional and organic disorder in woman (osteochondrosis and deformity of the spine);
  • non-aesthetic breast shape;


In the process of surgery, an excess of glandular tissue and subcutaneous tissue is removed and mammary glands of a new size and shape are formed. Since the problems of large breasts may be due to overweight or even obesity, often the reduction of chest is combined with abdominoplasty and liposuction.

Contraindications to breast reduction surgery:

  • Infectious and oncological diseases.
  • Severe diseases of the internal organs.
  • Diabetes.
  • Disease of blood coagulation.
  • Incomplete lactation.

Breast reduction surgery should not be performed on girls who are under 18 years old, or when a woman is planning a pregnancy, as this operation affects lactation and breastfeeding.

Preparation for breast surgery:

Preparation for a surgery for mammoplasty  – begins a few weeks before surgery.

Possible complications after surgery:

Breast reduction surgery is also characterized by the risk of general-surgical complications.

Among the specific effects of this operation, you can note the following:

  • Partial loss of nipple and chest sensitivity.
  • Excessive scarring.

Effectiveness of the treatment performed:

The results of surgery are elastic, tightened, aesthetically attractive female breasts. After the treatment, it is prescribed to wear special linen for 1.5-2 months. It is necessary to understand that the final form of the mammary glands will be completed in 4-6 months. After that you can finally evaluate the result of surgery.

Breast reduction allows a woman to feel more attractive, sexy, young. And this result stays for many years. In this case, the pain after surgery is minimal, and the recovery period runs quickly. The complex of such benefits is due to the high popularity of this method of breast shape correction in modern plastic surgery.