The fact that breast tissue is larger than normal is not only an aesthetic problem but also a problem in terms of health. Patients suffer from problems such as neck, shoulder and back pain, rash formation under the breast, collapse of shoulders, lack of proper bra and clothing. However, it should be kept in mind that the belly will come to the fore because breast size decreases after breast reduction surgery especially in overweight patients and if this is the case, it is appropriate to mention the option of abdominal stretching surgery simultaneously or afterwards.
Who is a Candidate for Breast Reduction Surgery?
People with breast tissue is very large compared to the body, people with medical discomfort.
It is an operation under general anesthesia lasting 2-2.5 hours on average. The amount of breast reduction is determined according to the patient’s rib cage and desire.
It is usually not a very painful surgery. Speaking drains during surgery are taken 1-2 days later. A special bra is used during the postoperative period of 1 month. It takes 6-9 months for the breast to take its final shape.
Breastfeeding may vary depending on the surgical technique and the size of the breast.
Can Postnatal Breasts Grow Again?
In the case of excess weight gain, there will be fat increase and growth in the breast tissue just as there will be fat in other parts of the body.
Risks of Surgery
There may be complete or partial loss of the nipple. In particular, small openings may occur in the corners where the joint of the stitches is taut. They usually work spontaneously in dressing. Rarely re-stitching may be required. The nipple. It may be temporary or sometimes permanent sensation defect due to its transport. Although rarely, the scars may heal by reddening and swelling. For this purpose, it may be necessary to use special silicone-based trace attenuating gels or bands.