Breast Reduction - Procedures in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery - USculpt Plastic Surgery - Toronto

Breast Reduction

Procedure in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

Breast Reduction Surgery

If you feel burdened with substantial breast size, breast reduction surgery may be the best option to afford you a more comfortable and confident future.

To learn more about your breast reduction options, simply fill out the form on the right or give us a call at 905-966-0102 to setup a free no obligation consultation.

Breast Reduction Surgery: Are You A Candidate?

The most common candidates for breast reduction surgery are women with significantly large breasts. If you are finding that you are suffer from the following physical and social problems, then breast reduction may be the right choice for you:

  • Chronic pain in the head, neck, back, and shoulders
  • Circulation and breathing problems
  • Infections or irritation in the breast crease
  • Bra strap indentations in the shoulder area
  • Social embarrassment or discomfort

Nowadays, many men are choosing breast reduction surgery to sculpt a more masculine chest. Large breasts among males can develop during adolescence and prove to be an enduring source of embarrassment, however with a recent surge in the popularity of plastic surgery among males, this procedure has become more popular than ever. Learn more about male breast reduction in Toronto by scheduling an appointment with the experts here at USculpt Plastic Surgery.

Your Breast Reduction

Breast reduction surgery generally takes 2-4 hours to complete and is done under general anaesthesia. The most common breast reduction procedure involves an "anchor" incision that loops around the dark ring around your nipple (areola), down the front face and horizontally across the breast crease. Alternatively, there are other methods available based upon the patient's body shape and personal preferences.

Once the incision has been made, we will remove excess skin, fat, and glandular tissue. The nipple will be reshaped and elevated, and then the incision will be stitched and covered with gauze and medical tape.

Results and Aftercare for Breast Reduction Surgery

Recovery from breast reduction surgery generally takes between 1-2 weeks, during which time you will wear a special surgical bra to provide support to your breasts. Avoid heavy lifting or strenuous activity for at least a month after the surgery. In some instances, a surgical drain may be needed to remove excess fluids. If excessive aching or swelling occurs, pain medication may be prescribed.

As with all surgeries, breast reduction leads to some scarring, and possible complications include infections, bleeding, breast asymmetry, or even permanent loss of sensation.