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What Should I Expect At A Breast Reduction Consultation
Consultation: At a breast reduction consultation you should tell your board certified plastic surgeon the symptoms you are experiencing, tests you have had, and any documentation of symptoms. You will have a full breast exam with measurements. The surgeon will then explain his technique, risks and complications, and postoperative care. Photos will be taken for insurance and documentation purposes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See plastic surgeon: Breast reduction does not tend to be too painful. You might have drains for a day or more postop. There can be changes in sensation and shape to the nipple. You will have scars that will vary depending on your surgeon and breast size. Learn more at your plastic surgery consultation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Seek Consultation: Seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons to discuss your goals. During this process, you will learn about the pros/cons/risks/complications associated with breast reduction surgery. Only after these considerations will you be able to make an informed decision whether or not to proceed. Generally speaking, for carefully selected patients, one of the most patient pleasing operations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends...: Size after breast reduction surgery will depend on many variables. It will be important for you to communicate your goals with your plastic surgeon. I would suggest that you do not use cup sizes as a reference, because this form of communication can lead to confusion/misunderstanding. Goal pictures may be helpful. Most patients wish to and improve the proportionality of the upper /lower body... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you advise if i had a breast reduction and tomorrow i get the stitches out! has anybody had the procedure and can tell me what to expect?
Speak to your doctor: I recommend you speak with your doctor when you see him/her. Most breast reductions are performed with sutures that are beneath the skin and do not need to be removed because they dissolve. You can also take pain medication prior to your appointment--do not drive to your appointment if it is a prescription strength pain medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a breast reduction 6 weeks ago I am still having shakiness the doctor said it is probably due to the anesthesia when can I expect this to go awa?
Will i experience swelling and bruising after breast reduction? How much swelling and bruising can I expect after breast reduction, and how long will it last?
How long should I expect swelling to occur post-breast reduction surgery? I am 2 months post breast reduction surgery and am hesitant to sleep without wearing a sports bra because after trying it without one at one month post-op, i swelled significantly o
Mostly Gone.: Congratulations on having undergone the breast reduction procedure; this operation tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations would perform. You will likely find that the majority of swelling has already dissipated but will continue to do so over the course of next several months. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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