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Breast Reduction

Breast reduction or reduction mammaplasty is a surgical procedure to reduce and lift overly large and sagging breasts to a more comfortable size and shape by reducing the breast tissue. A lot of women experience discomfort due to the weight of their breasts and the pressure of bra straps on their shoulders along with back pain which can affect their posture. Breast reduction is usually performed on women who have fully developed breasts, but in some occasions it is necessary in teenage girls who suffer from physical and psychological symptoms of overly large breasts. The incision can be entirely around the areola, from the areola in a vertical direction (lolipop) down the crease under the breast or horizontally along the fold or crease under the breast.

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