Breast reduction

Reduction Mammoplasty

What is breast reduction?

Breast reduction is a surgical procedure to reduce the size of breasts or the shape of the breasts.

How s it done?

Incisions are made along the natural creases in the breast and around the dark pink surroundings of the nipple. A keyhole shaped incision above the areola is made to define the new location of the nipple. Skin is then removed from the lower section of the breast.The areola, nipple and under lying breast tissue are moved up to a higher position. The nipple is moved and incisions are closed with stitches.

Who does the procedure?

Qualified surgeons from the UK our surgeons have an average of 15 years experience and are the best breed available in the UK.

Would it be painful?

As with any surgical procedure you can feel some discomfort, which is controlled by medication. There may be temporary loss of sensation in the breast and nipple after surgery.

When can I go back to work?

Depending on the individual patient. Recovery times vary you should be up and about in a day or 2 but your breasts may still ache for a couple of weeks. Most people return to work within 14 days but it is down to the individual.

Will there be any scarring?

The scars are quiet lengthy and may take many months to settle.