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Breast Reduction

When to Consider a This Procedure

Breast Reduction Surgery

When to Consider a This Procedure

A breast reduction is a surgical, cosmetic procedure that works to reduce the size of the breast and also reshapes the breasts in order to get desired results. People consider breast reduction procedures for different reasons. Some want to reduce the size of their breasts for cosmetic purposes to have smaller, more proportionate breasts..

Other people may require a breast reduction procedure for health-related reasons including to reduce the severity of back issues due to large breast size, rashes and scarring, and shoulder and neck pain.

Breast reductions not only help to address cosmetic issues and offer support for health-related reasons, but they can also assist with making life easier as larger breasts can make it more challenging to fit into clothing, exercise, and perform daily activities.

May Be Covered by Your Insurance Provider

Health-Related Breast Reductions

In cases of medical need, breast reduction procedures may be covered under insurance. It’s best to check with a medical specialist to determine your medical need for breast reduction surgery. And, speak with your insurance provider about whether or not your insurance plan covers the cost of this surgery. Then, you should ensure that your plastic surgeon also accepts your insurance company and plan in order to determine if your surgery will be covered.

What to Expect

Breast Reduction Procedure

The purpose of a breast reduction surgery is to eliminate surplus breast fat, tissue, and skin, resulting in a breast size that harmonizes with your overall body proportions. Results are long-lasting, but may change over time due to things like weight gain or loss and loss of skin elasticity with age. Typically, the procedure is done over the course of about 3 hours and patients can return home the same day of surgery to begin the recovery process. Patient can expect recovery to take up to 3 weeks.

Breast Reduction Procedure

Choosing L.A. Vinas

Getting Your Breast Reduction Assessment

During your initial consultation, you can ask questions about whether or not you may be a good candidate for breast reduction surgery and what you can expect as far as the surgery timeline, what you should expect as far as results, and your desires for outcome. Schedule your initial consultation at L.A. Vinas today to get started.

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