Breast Reduction Surgery

For women who want to alleviate heaviness in the chest, achieve better proportions and gain relief from physical and social discomfort, breast reduction can be life-changing. Breast reduction, or mammoplasty, is a procedure to remove excess breast fat, glandular tissue, and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to alleviate the discomfort associated with overly large breasts.
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  • How is the procedure performed?
    • Breast Reduction is performed by removing the excessive fat, tissue and skin near the areola.
  • How long does the procedure take?
    • Typically, the surgery takes about 3 to 4 hours
  • What is the recovery time?
    • Recovery time is about 6 to 8 weeks with your breast being dressed with an elastic bandage or support bra to help with the swelling and soreness from the surgery
  • Will the procedure require an overnight hospital stay?
    • Most of the time, you can go home the same day, but could do an overnight stay if the doctor thinks it is best for the patient.
  • Who is the ideal candidate for this procedure?
    • The candidate must be healthy, non-smoker, feel that their breasts are too large for them, prevents them from any physical activity, their breast bring pain to their neck, back, or shoulders, and lastly have gets skin rashes underneath the breast area.
  • How much pain is involved?
    • Swelling and soreness will be there once you awake from the anesthesia and the pain is bearable, but just in case it is not medication will be prescribed to help with the pain level.
  • How much does this procedure cost?
    • With breast reduction, the cost of the procedure can vary, to find out how much, call Binghamton Plastic Surgery today.