Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammaplasty, is a procedure used to remove ex-cess fat, tissue and skin from the breasts. Large size and heavy breast can cause posture disorders and even psychological distress. Therefore, you can have a good life by the right decision to do it in SEM.
The breast reduction process starts from the preliminary interview with the surgeons of the SEM team. Your doctor will evaluate different reasons such as: genetic, frequent weight gain or loss, long-term breastfeeding, and having both growing and sagging breasts. Therefore, breast reduction surgery is not only an aesthetic surgery, but also to maintain your health and improve your quality of life as well.
Who Can Do The Breast Reduction Surgery ?
For the breast reduction surgery, body development should be completed. It is ideal to do it after the age of 18. The earlier the surgery is performed, the more problems will be experienced in the later years. In general your health status needs to be good for the breast reduction surgery. If you think about pregnancy, it should be considered after birth and breastfeeding.
At preliminary examination with your surgeon you can discuss about your breast structure and to cho-ose what is good for you. Breast reduction surgery also fixes asymmetry. A successful breast reduc-tion surgery increases your self-confidence and allows you to be satisfied with your body.
How is the breast reduction surgery performed?
Breast reduction surgery is a reconstructive surgery, and it is performed under general anesthesia. It takes approximately 45-50 minutes. We should determine the surgery technique, the amount of tissue which should be taken, the age of patient, and if the patient is planning to give a birth. If the patient is thinking to give a birth incision should be done between the nipple and the breast gland. However, for very large size of breasts, it may be necessary to fix the breast gland. In such cases, the patient should be definitely informed and accept it.
What You Should know After Breast Reduction Surgery?
During the recovery period, all medications prescribed by your doctor should be used completely and regularly. A different drug should not be taken, if you want to take, need to ask your doctor.
You can return to your social life within 3-4 days after the surgery. But you should avoid exercise and hard work for 1 month. During the healing process healthy food is important. It is recommended to stay away from smoking and alcohol.