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Losing Weight After Breast Reduction
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Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
I am fixing to go get a breast reduction and was wondering if it will also help me lose weight as well?
Perhaps: Most women will experience a decrease in breast volume with weight loss. The amount is variable and depends upon how much breast gland tissue and breast fatty tissue you have. I tell my patients that want to both lose weight and have a breast reduction to wait for the surgery until the weight loss has been completed. This prevents the breasts from sagging excessively after you lose weight. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have a small breast size. Need to lose hip weight. Will exercising with out bra help prevent breast reduction?
Breast sz & wt loss: It will not. Exercising will help you lose weight. To specifically target weight loss to certain areas (ie just my hips) is not really possible with exercise. Be happy with how you are. Exercising and losing weight is great. Your breast size is your breast size. Celebrate and enjoy who you are. Remember YOU ARE UNIQUE. There is no one on the planet like you. Be proud and happy with you! ...Read more
Weight loss: Being overweight can certainly be "unhealthy" and as we get older, it gets harder to lose. If your breasts are very big, the condition many lead to eventual back pains, so breast reduction surgery could be an option for you. Diet and exercise are surely the first step. Eating less calories (weight) than you can burn off will make you lose. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
What is the likelihood of losing nipple sensation from breast reduction? I am very concerned about losing the feeling in my nipples from breast reduction. How often does that occur?
Reduction : Reduction or loss of nipple sensation is a complication of breast reduction surgery that may occur when the nerves that travel through the breast tissue are affected during the process of removing the breast tissue. Some temporary reduction in sensation may also occur when there is post-procedure swelling around the nerves, and this will usually resolve in weeks to months after surgery. The rate of loss of nipple sensation is quoted to be around 15%, which means that 85 out of 100 women having breast reduction surgery will maintain normal or even increased nipple sensation. All the best, dr. Skourtis. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Weight/Breast Redux: Weight loss surgery alters the stomache to reduce the amount of food and calories that can get through. Since breasts are mostly fat, they will also lose weight. Breast reduction is the surgical removal of breast tissue and fat to reduce breast size and improve shape. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots: Weight loss surgery is systemic- it not only helps you lose weight in the fat below your skin, but in the fat throughout your body. Do not get a breast reduction then weight loss surgery- as you will have to have another surgery. Get weight loss surgery first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will i lose feeling in my nipples after a male breast reduction? How often do men who have had a breast reduction lose feeling in their nipples? I really want a male breast reduction, but am weighing the pros and cons of looking better vs. Having numbness
I had weight loss surgery in 2002. Going from 300lbs to 135lbs how do I get ins to approv excess skin remove and breast reduction?
Consult a surgeon: First you need to see a plastic surgeon. Try to find one who specializes in or has experience with bariatric patients because this is not the typical cosmetic case. The doctor will document the problem and need for surgery including photos. It helps if you have problems like infections in skin creases or trouble walking due to the excess skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What cup size is recommended for my breast reduction? I have back and neck problems from the weight of my breasts; i'm a 40i and in constant pain. Osteoporosis runs in my family, and i'm afraid the extra strain on my spine might have serious consequences
Up to You: Based on your description, you may be an excellent candidate for breast reduction surgery; this operation tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations we perform. It will be important to communicate your goals clearly with your plastic surgeon prior to proceeding. Do not base your communication or satisfaction with the outcome of surgery on achieving a specific cup size. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it possible to get a breast reduction and tummy tuck to reduce back pain? My back kills me most of the time, mainly my lower my weight has fluctuated a bit. I was 160 in high school and when i graduated and by the time i was 20 i was 211 pounds. Whe
Yes...: Combination surgical procedures are done regularly. However, it is best to evaluate each patient on an individualized basis. During this consultation process, after a complete history and physical, the safety of combining these surgical procedures becomes of paramount importance. Best to achieve long-term stable weight prior to proceeding with surgery; make sure you have realistic expectations. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Depends: If you are asking how long is process to get a breast reduction covered by insurance than you need to start by first contacting ins to see if this is a covered procedure. You need to have documented reasons for the reduction. This documentation helps to come from you primary care doc. It is also helpful to get as close to your ideal weight through diet and exercise before having surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very similar: Breast lift and breast reduction both involve reduction of the breast skin and underlying tissue to raise the breasts and create a more satisfactory shape, size and appearance. The scars are similar; around the areola, vertically down and possibly along the breast fold. The differences depend on how much tissue is removed and how much the breast size is reduced as with a reduction. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Persistence...: The best way to obtain insurance coverage for breast reduction surgery involves some “hoops” to jump through. The more documentation you have (for example, from your primary care doctor, physical therapist, chiropractor etc.) the better when it comes to obtaining insurance “authorization” for the procedure.? Your plastic surgeon will help you through the process. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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