Monday, October 21, 2013

Breast Reduction surgery in Women: Most Successful Plastic Surgery

Breast reduction surgery in females is one of the frequently requested and most predictably successful plastic surgery procedures. The results are immediate, relieve the symptoms associated with heavy breasts and improve body image for most of the women resulting in better self esteem and confidence.  A lot of women, of all ages, suffer from problems associated with heavy breasts which may include neck pain, shoulder pain, poor posture etc. Non surgical treatments, such as physical therapy, weight loss, medications, however, do not offer much relief to such women and Breast reduction surgery is usually the best option for them.

Large Breasts and Associated Problems

Heavy or large breasts, medically known as macromastia can cause pain and disturbance in various body symptoms which is known as symptomatic macromastia. Neck, back and shoulder pain, pain in the chest wall, rashes under and between the breasts, rashes between the bra grooves are few of the very common symptoms.  Other symptoms may also include headaches, sleep disturbances, shortness of breath. The symptoms are very similar to those of neck arthritis or cervical disk problems and a good physician can tell you if the problems you are facing is because of the heavy breasts.

Non surgical treatment for heavy breasts

Most women have this question in mind - Is the treatment for heavy breasts possible without surgery. Experts say that minor problems can be treated with medications, physiotherapy and other non surgical treatments. However, for women with very heavy breasts who have severe symptoms, non surgical treatments do not offer much relief. Even support bras are of little use and can sometimes aggravate the pain. Though weight loss is good for health, it does not really improve the symptoms. The fact that the breast skin is heavy and adds significantly to the total breast weight, and the increase in breast skin is permanent and not reversible with the weight loss.

Breast reduction surgery- Best solution for Symptomatic Macromastia

Breast reduction surgery, also called reduction mammaplasty, is the most effective treatment for treating symptoms associated with heavy breasts. The benefits include pain relief, relief in headaches, better sleep, and improved physical activity. Plastic surgeons across the world agree that patient satisfaction after breast reduction is very high. More than 90% of women experience significant relief in symptoms associated with heavy breasts.

Breast reduction surgery Procedure

Breast reduction surgery is usually performed under general anesthesia and takes about 2-3 hours. The surgeon makes a circular incision around the areola and removes excess fat, glandular tissue and skin. In case of too much fat, the excess fat is removed through liposuction along with the incision.There are various techniques to perform breast reduction of which the most commonly used are:

The technique used for your breast reduction depends on various factors which include- your condition, breast composition, extent of reduction required and your and surgeon’s preference.  

Nipple which is tethered to its original blood and nerve supply is re-positioned by the surgeon and if necessary, the areola is reduced by excising skin at the perimeter. If the breasts are too pendulous, the nipple and areola are also removed and transplanted to higher position as free graft.

The surgeon then closes the incision of the reshaped smaller breasts.  The incisions from the breast reduction are permanent, though fade and appear like a thin line with time and are well concealed under the swim suit or bra.  

The results of breast reduction surgery are immediate and appreciable. With time, swelling would resolve and the scars would fade. Satisfaction with your new body image would continue after breast reduction surgery as you recover. 

If you are looking for Breast reduction surgery and do not afford it in your country, IndiCure offers the best solution for you. IndiCure is the most renowned name for providing plastic surgery in India with the best plastic surgeons at affordable prices. 

With hundreds of satisfied clients from more than 30 countries, IndiCure understands your expectations and can anticipate your requirements well. For more information about your plastic surgery in India, write to us at or call us at +91 9818462127 or +91 9320036777 or talk to us at Skype@IndiCure