Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction

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Breast Reduction

Breast reduction surgery is a delicate surgical procedure accomplished by removing the excess fat tissue, skin and tissue from the breast area.
It is chosen by individuals who have discomfort and to sustain a breast size which is convenient for your body proportion. Physical comfort and aesthetic appearance sustained by this procedure.

Advantages and Pros of the Breast Reduction Surgery in Turkey

If we would like to go further in order to understand when and why do individuals choose this operation, we can count some major reasons such as:
  1. Chronic back, shoulder and neck pain that needs pain medications
  2. Skin irritation or Chronic rash under the breasts
  3. Restricted activity problem due
  4. Nerve Pain
  5. Unsatisfied self-image related to oversize breasts
  6. Having difficulty fitting into bras and clothing
By enabling many health advantages, we count, breast size reduction operation boosts patient’s self-image and psychological satisfaction too.

Risks and Complications

Breast reduction surgery procedure may have same risks as any other type of major surgery such as bleeding, undesired reaction to the anesthesia or infection. The other possible risks may include:
  1. Having difficulty or inability to breast-feed
  2. Scarring
  3. Loss of sensation in the nipples and skin surrounding the nipples
  4. Differences in the size, shape and symmetry of the surgically altered left and right breasts, which might lead to further surgery to improve your appearance.
  5. Bruising, which usually is temporary.

Consultation for Breast Surgery, operation and getting ready

You will have your meeting with the expert surgeon to conversate about your medical history and condition that affect or might affect your breasts such as a lump removed from your breast area and etc.
You need to be completely clear with your surgeon about your medical history background and why you desire operation. Be completely open with the surgeon about your medical history and why do you want this operation. Be better ready to discuss and share about any emotional issues you have faced with due to your breast’s aesthetics and physiology. You can share any physical condition you have faced or expectations due to operation.
The expert surgeon may have photos of your breasts, scale and measure them and also talk with you about how much breast tissue will need to be removed to achieve your goal of appearance and size.
Your surgeon will ask you about which medications you take, your life habits inclusive of if you are a smoker etc. It is always better to stop smoking before the operation in order to ensure a better healing result. Besides, your surgeon will advise you about the possible use of medicines and which ones should be avoided before or after the operation as well.
Please bear in mind that, you might be also asked to complete various lab tests, get a mammogram or ultrasound too due to surgeons need for the operation

How to Prepare for Breast Reduction Surgery

Following your surgeon’s instructions before and after breast reduction surgery is paramount. The success of the operation due very to your healing process as well which is very in line with these instructions.
You can make ready some basic facilities at your home in order to recover better.
  1. Get ready some comfortable and loose shirts
  2. Gauze and clean towels
  3. Specific creams and applications that recommended by your surgeon for the incision sites.
You will have general anesthesia which means you will be in sleep during this procedure.
The operation lasts between 2 to 5 hours and sometimes may be longer.

Procedure Details

Depending on the size and shape of your breasts, the amount of tissue to be removed and your expectations due to operation your surgeon may use one the surgery methods below:
Vertical or Lollipop: For moderate sort of breast reductions and sagging situations, this is a chosen method. Your surgeon will place cuts around areola and down to the wrinkle beneath your breast area, remove extra tissue and fat which already presents, reshape the breast and lift it.
Inverted-T or Anchor: Your surgeon will place cuts around the edge of areolae part, from the areolae part to the breast crease and along from the crease underneath your breast. This method of surgery is mostly preferred for large size reductions and for individuals who are under significant sagging or non-symmetrical anatomy conditions.
Your surgeon may use drainage tubes and do stitches for your breast and surround them in a special gauze. You may also need to wear s surgical bra due to operational

Breast Reduction Surgery Recovery

You can expect to have at least a week off from work. Sometimes, some individuals may need a couple of weeks too due to situation varies.
You will be instructed by your expert surgeon for the appointments about removing bandages and stitches.
During while your recovery, you must stop physical activity for at least a month after operation. Heavy lifting is especially to be avoided.
After the operation, breast pain and tired feeling is something expected. The surgeon will supply your painkiller to make you feel comfortable for the first days.

Duration of Operation Plan:

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Day 1: You will be picked up from airport and on the same day your blood tests and analyses due to your operation will be completed.
 
Day 2: The last medical checks will be accomplished. After all medical checks and evaluations, operation will start. In the evening time, you will be free to eat and for physical activity such as walking.
Day 3: You will be discharged from hospital for leaving. After your dressings will be replaced due to operation, you will be free to move to your hotel.
Day 4: Medical team will visit you while you are accommodating in your hotel.
Your doctor will practice a last check up before your final day stay and our professional team will transfer you to airport on your departure day.
 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

You will wait for the swelling completely be subsided. It may take up to three weeks period of time. At the end of this period, you can buy new bras which fits for your new breast size and shape.
A surgical bra is given mostly to patients to be used for 3 weeks after surgery. During your follow-up appointments, the aftercare team will be informing you to continue to use it or not. They will also inform you about when will it be convenient for you to start using a normal bra.
Yes, and this procedure is called as male breast revision surgery or gynecomastia.
After pregnancy, breasts size Show changes and shape. Due to this, it will be good to talk to your surgeon about a possible pregnancy plan after the breast reduction operation.
You may be planning to become pregnant in future and this operation may limit your ability to breastfeed if the milk ducts are affected by the surgery due to content of the operation.
If you will be planning a significant amount of weight loss, please share with your surgeon. Losing weight before or after the operation can affect the shape results of the operation.
This operation should only be performed when your breasts are fully developed. When the development stage completed, the surgery can be performed for a woman at any age.
The totals cost may vary due to the type of procedure and content of the operation and where you have the operation. We give special packages for breast reduction surgery in Turkey. It includes all the process except flight tickets.
Anesthesia will be given during the operation. You may feel sore for two or three days after surgery. Painkiller will be prescribed, and your surgeon may advise you to place ice packs gently over the sore areas in order to help for the pain and potential swelling. If the pain lasts more than few days or it feels like unbearable, please contact with your doctor immediately.
Despite of all surgeries carry risk of complication; breast reduction is typically accepted very safe. Most complications can be seen are infections, nipple sensation loss and scars due to breast reduction. Some patients may have a scar around nipple and including a straight line down to the crease under the breast or an anchor shaped scar along the fold under the breast. The scar will be in red color and fade after a year time.
An average operation can take two to five hours to complete. Besides, your surgeon will be able to give you an estimated time about how long will it take.