Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction Surgery Information

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Procedure
Reduce the size and improve the shape of a woman's breasts.
Length
2-4 hours depending upon the technique
Anesthesia
Usually general anesthesia; smaller reductions intravenous sedation with local.
In / OutPatient
Usually outpatient.
Side Effects
Prolonged swelling and delayed healing, bruising.
Risks
Unfavorable scarring, loss of nipple sensation, loss of ability to breastfeed, loss of nipple and breast tissue, unsatisfactory shape, and failure to achieve aesthetic goals.
Recovery
Work 1-2 weeks, most normal activities 4-6 weeks.
Duration
Usually permanent in that it never needs to be done again.

Doctors performing this procedure: Breast Reduction in Australia

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Hodgkinson, Darryl FACCSM (Surg) 02 9362 7400    Website
  QLD, Brisbane Dr. Konrat, Georgina FACCSM (Surg) 07 3391 5710
  VIC, Malvern East Dr. Topchian, David FACCSM (Surg) 1800 745 536