If you are suffering from the many physical and psychological symptoms related to having heavy, oversized breasts, a breast reduction may be right for you. Many patients who seek breast reduction are either postpartum, overweight, or have a genetic disposition to large breasts, often inherited from a mother or grandmother.
Timing can determine whether breast reduction surgery is appropriate for you. Though the surgery can be performed at any point in a woman’s adolescent or adult life, certain times may be better than others. Women are recommended to wait until their breasts are fully developed, usually over the age of 16, and the size has become stable for about a year. The doctor unique surgical technique for a reduced-scar breast reduction eliminates the need for the horizontal or “anchor” scar, using a “lollipop” incision that pulls the lateral sides of your breasts in and up, achieving exceptional results with less scarring.
Because this decision may be difficult to make and no two women are exactly the same, it is best to schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. A consultation with L.A. Viñas Plastic Surgery and he is the first step to learn whether you are a good candidate for breast reduction surgery and typically includes a physical examination, an evaluation of your current symptoms and a discussion of your goals and likely outcomes. The doctor does accept insurance, and many reductions are subject to coverage. Contact our office to find out more information about this specialty. The doctor also performs reduced-scar breast lifts, breast augmentation and single-stage nipple and skin sparing reconstructions. Please share in our patient photo gallery to view some outstanding results.
*Individual results may vary