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Complications Of Breast Reduction Surgery
Not Really.: There are no safe and/or effective nonsurgical means of breast reduction. There are however many creams, pills, and heavily marketed “technologies” that will tried to persuade women otherwise. Be careful that you do not waste your time and/or resources. On other hand, breast reduction surgery for the appropriately selected patient, tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations we do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Male Breast Reductio: Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated to treat persistent gynecomastia. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposuction surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Breast Reduction : Breast reduction is a very common surgery and people who have it are some if the happiest patients in plastic surgery. That said, there are risks. First, there is the risks of bleeding or fluid build-up in the breast. Theses are know as a hematoma (blood) or seroma (fluid). Second, is the concern of infection. Lastly, on this short list, is wound healing of the incisions or the the nipple. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See Below: Reducing breast tissue mass and elevating the breasts on the chest wall tend to improve or alleviate many of the symptoms associated with disproportionately large breasts. It tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations plastic surgeons perform. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No.: Generally, most patients do very well after breast reduction surgery. This operation tends to be less painful than other operations such as breast augmentation or tummy tuck surgery. Most patients require pain medication for approximately one week after the procedure. Generally speaking, breast reduction surgery tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations performed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any minimally invasive ways to perform a breast reduction? Are there any methods that could achieve the same results as a breast reduction surgery that are minimally invasive or non-invasive?
Liposuction: Many patients fear having scars from breast reduction surgery. Some seek alternatives for traditional breast reduction methods. Liposuction has been successfully used in patients with good breast skin and minimal ptosis or drooping. However for patients with drooping this method may exacerbate the problem. Liposuction is performed through sub centimeter incisions and leaves little scar. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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