Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction can improve your quality of life…

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In our culture, there is a great emphasis placed on the advantages of having large breasts. However, many women with uncomfortably large breasts also know the down side of this gift. Often, physical and sometimes psychological pain is accompanied with enlarged breasts, causing women to feel insecure or have physical disadvantages.

At Ambay Plastic Surgery, we understand these intense feelings and focus on relieving the symptoms. We strongly believe that Breast Reduction surgery can help women recapture their confidence and eliminate the negative physical side effects caused by overly large breasts. Our goal is not simply to create smaller breasts, but rather to create smaller, shapelier breasts that are in balance with a woman’s body.

What Is A Breast Reduction?

Also known as Mammoplasty, Breast Reduction surgery reduces large breasts while improving breast shape and making the breast proportional to your body. Many patients seek this procedure to reduce back and neck pain caused by excessively heavy breasts. The goal is to reduce the breast, giving you a more normal and natural appearance.

Benefits of Breast Reduction Surgery

  • Imagine living without neck, back and shoulder pain
  • Headaches can be alleviated and less digging of your bra straps into your skin
  • Rashes, irritations and infections under your breast may disappear
  • Clothing may fit better and your options of clothing expand dramatically
  • Reduce unsolicited attention that can lead to severe self-consciousness
  • Improve your ability to exercise comfortably
  • After the procedure, you will feel psychologically better, gain confidence and your quality of life will improve

The incisions can vary from being a lollipop shape to an anchor shape. The downtime is about two weeks and in most circumstances is performed as an outpatient surgery. Dr. Ambay tailors the procedure to alleviate your symptoms, create a beautiful shape and conceal incisions.

Who Is A Good Candidate?

The surgical procedure is recommended on candidates with very large, sagging breasts who tend to have neck, back and shoulder pain. Patients of any age may have this surgery, however, we recommend waiting until the breasts have fully developed. Breast Reduction is not recommended for those women who intend to breast feed.

The Procedure

The procedure requires general anesthesia, a proper surgical center and usually takes three to four hours. The technique depends on how much breast tissue needs to be removed. The most common involves an anchor-shaped incision that encircles the areola, extends downwards and follows the natural curve of the breast crease under the breast. The excess glandular tissue, fat and skin are removed and the nipple is repositioned.

Post Procedure & Recovery

After surgery, you will be wrapped in an elastic bandage over gauze for the first few days and you will wear a post-surgical bra. There will be discomfort for a couple days and increased nipple sensation. You will be up and around in a couple days, however, you should plan to be off work for about a week. Many patients report an immediate relief from back and neck pain. Post-surgical instructions will be given including scar reducing cream, specialty bra garments and when to return to your normal daily activities including exercise. Patients will not only have relief from this procedure but also the ability to exercise better, wear more fitting clothes and many have psychological benefits.

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Contact Dr. Ambay

When you are ready to enhance your quality of life and recreate a smaller, more proportionate bust line, contact us to schedule your complimentary consultation with Dr. Ambay. Let us help you relieve the physical and mental burden of having overly large breasts and help you create a new, more confident you!

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*individual results may vary