Breast reduction surgery ,a kind of breast surgery ,also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a procedure that aims to reduce the size and weight of the breasts while improving their shape and position. We at Mdyana are here to help you get more information and choose the best hospital and doctors for breast reduction surgery.
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Many countries in the world offer this breast surgery but there are very few that offer affordability as well as the latest technology.
What is breast reduction surgery?
Breast reduction (reduction mammoplasty) is a major plastic surgery procedure for removing extra breast fat, glandular tissue, and skin to make breast size smaller so it is more in proportion with your body, lighter and give breast better shape and make them to have better place in the chest.
As excessively large breasts (macromastia) can cause medical and emotional problems for the patient, there are many who wants to have reduction mammoplasty both for medical issues and aesthetic reason all over the world.
The surgery is not only for women, as men with gynecomastia (male breasts are abnormally enlarged) may also have it and explian in wikipedia.
When does breast reduction become medically necessary? Why the procedure is performed?
There are some medical medical issues that breast reduction surgery is a solution for them, some are:
- Shoulder pain
- Low back pain
- headaches specially tension and Migraine headaches
- Neck strain
- Chronic nerve problems caused numbness in the arms and hands
- Shortness of breath
- Sleep disturbances
- Limitations to activity such as aerobic exercise
- Chronic skin infections under the breast fold and Chronic rashes under your breasts and difficulties in providing personal hygiene.
- Unwelcome attention that is making you feel awkward
- for Gender Affirmation
- Breast Cancer in one breast and reduction surgery in the second breast to make the symmetric
How to prepare for breast reduction surgery?
First off all you need to find a professional plastic surgeon, if you’re having a breast reduction in turkey contact our team in mdyana we find best for you.
Before the surgery you need to consult tour doctor, as he/she needs to know about your overall health, drug history, past medical history and your family history.
They talk with you about your exceptions (the size and the post-surgery look), the risks and the benefits of the surgery.
Sometimes breast reduction surgery might require a mammogram, some basic blood tests, and you are asked to stop smoking for at least 6 weeks before and after surgery (smoking slows healing and increases the risk for problems) and stop using aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements to avoid bleeding during surgery.
What are types of breast reduction surgery?
1. Incision Patterns for Breast Reduction
- Vertical reduction pattern: more common, the incisions form a circle around the areola and a vertical, straight line underneath and so the scar will be lollipop scar.
- Wise pattern : for bigger breast which needs more tissue removal, and so the scar is called upside down “t” or anchor.
2.Liposuction: the surgeon just does the fat suction so there is less scare but the result is minimal too.
What are the breast reduction surgery risks and complications?
- Surgical risks like bleeding and hematoma or infection
- Anesthesia risk
- Edema, swelling and fluid accumulation around the operation site
- Wound healing problems
- skin discoloration that sometimes can be permanent pigmentation changes or keloid
- damage to deeper structures, nerves, blood vessels, muscles or even lungs
- Poor or absent nipple sensation
- Loss of the nipple
- Poor scars, including hypertrophic and keloid scars
- Asymmetry and unevenness of the breast
- Fat necrosis which is the death of fatty tissue deep in the skin
- being permanently unable to breastfeed
How is the breast reduction surgery recovery?
You usually discharge the same day after the surgery or stay over the nigh.
A gauze dressing bandage or surgical bra will be wrapped around your breasts and chest to support them. And you may need to wear it for several weeks.
For the pain you can take painkillers like acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil) but not the narcotics.
It takes several weeks for disappearing the the swelling and bruising around your incisions and usually after several weeks the sensation around nipple and the breast skin return to normal.
Recovery can take up to three weeks, in this period you should have a healthy diet full of vitamins and antioxidant, avoid smoking and sleep well and reduce your physical activity for 4 to 6 weeks until the breasts heal and avoid stretching, strenuous exercise and heavy lifting in the recovery period.
Is there any scar after surgery?
As we said before there are 2 kinds of scar “lollipop scar” and “upside down “t” or anchor” depends on the type of surgery. The scar is usually permanent and they will not ever disappear entirely, but most of them fade over time into faint lines and hardly be visible under normal clothes and bras, although in men who is done breast reduction surgery for gynecomastia the scar is visible when they are shirtless.
What is the outlook and prognosis? How satisfied can you expect to be with the procedure?
If you are doing the breast reduction for the medical issues you will be very satisfied with the reason as the pain reduced and relieve the upper back, neck and shoulders and head. You are able to participate in physical activity more easily. You will sleep better and there will be no shortness of breath. You will be also free of chronic skin infections under the breast fold and as the result better personal hygiene.
What is the breast reduction surgery costs?
There are many factors that can influence the cost of breast reduction treatment for example: geographic location, the surgeon and how much experience he/she has and anesthesia and OR costs. The range is usually between $8,900 to $12,000.
When compared to other countries, breast reduction is less expensive in Turkey than in the United States and the United Kingdom. the average cost of breast reduction surgery in Turkey is about $3450 (3300€).
Does breast reduction surgery affect sensation in the breast?
The sensation can be effected by the surgery as the nerves can be injured, especially around the nipple but numbness, tingling, and sensitivity are more common than lack of sensation and there is a chance for some sensitivity to return. Most often this over 6 to 12 months.
Is it a painful operation?
No, little pain is felt as the breast skin tissue that is cut and opened during surgery when the fat is is very small. And using simple painkiller can help you handle the pain.
How long does breast reduction surgery take?
Breast reduction is a major operation so it last about 2-4 hours.
When can I return to my daily life after breast reduction?
After 3-5 days you can return to your normal life but you may need to take 2 to 3 weeks off work, and it will be good to have somebody to help your housework, childcare and shopping.
How does pregnancy affect a breast reduction?
Pregnancy can potentially alter the results of a breast reduction by enlarging and stretching the breasts.
Is there any nonsurgical way to reduce the size of the breast?
If you are overweight significant weight loss, and doing sport, professionally fitted bras and liposuction can be some ways.
Can I get a tattoo over the scar?
yes,Tatto can be done over the scar but the scare should be fully healed and it better to do it with consideration with a tattoo artist who have experience working with scar tissue.