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Breast Reduction

Aesthetic breast reduction surgery is preferred to prevent health problems although it is often thought to be performed to improve the external appearance. You might have big breasts as a result of genetic factors, hormonal changes or some diseases.

Big breasts may cause back and neck pain, hunchback, numbness due to the pressure of the bra on the arm nerves, and difficulty in breathing in women. This might limit daily physical activity and lead to health problems.

What You Need to Know About Breast Reduction

  • In addition to blood and chest X-ray, mammography and breast ultrasonography should be performed before surgery.
  • If there are conditions such as high blood pressure, smoking, drug habituation, diabetes, it should be mentioned.
  • In aesthetic breast reduction surgery, the breast tissue is reshaped depending on the body size of the person.
  • The operation is performed under general anesthesia in hospital conditions.

What is Breast Reduction?

Breast reduction surgery is an operation performed to change breast size, reduce breast volume and find a solution to back pain. Breast reduction is one of the plastic surgery procedures that varies according to the genes of each woman.

Those with large breasts experience chronic back discomfort due to disproportionate breast size. Big breasts cause psychological problems as well as physical problems. In addition to physical problems such as chronic back pain, neck pain, poor posture, skin irritation, excessive sweating, there are also psychological problems such as self-confidence, being unhappy with the appearance of the breasts.

Breast reduction surgery is preferred by women who are unhappy with their disproportionate and large breasts to lift their breasts and reduce their size. Breast reduction is one of the most preferred aesthetic operations worldwide.