breast size reduction, improves breast shape and physical and emotional symptoms of very large breast.breast size reduction, improves breast shape and physical and emotional symptoms of very large breast.
breast and skin excess are removed; incisions are placed around the nipple-areola complex, a vertical incision goes from below the areola to the mammary fold and sometimes another incision is necessary along the fold (T inverted scar).
Very good, patients are pleased with the final size and shape obtained. Major hormonal changes as pregnancy or variations on weight will modify the surgical result.
overnight stay will be necessary; in selected cases an ambulatory hospitalisation could be possible.
one or two weeks will be necessary to recover. Avoid strenuous physical activities for four to six weeks after surgery.
initial surgical dressing has to keep dry. A light dressing is used under a surgical bra. Surgical bra gives comfort and support is important to use day and night for the first two weeks. Showers will be allowed the first 24 hours after surgery.
initial results can be seen immediately after surgery, swelling will fade out completely three months after surgery. Scars begin to reduce six months after surgery to fade out around a year or year and a half after the procedure.
Risk and complications
infection, haematoma, fat necrosis, prolonged swelling, bad healing and bad scarring; modifications on nipple sensation, loss of the ability to breastfeed, skin and breast tissue necrosis or loss of tissue, unsatisfactory aesthetic result.
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