Overly large breasts can be problematic. For many women, there are secondary health issues such as back pain, neck pain, body-image issues, and even depression. Reduction mammoplasty, or breast reduction surgery, is a procedure that reduces the size of the breasts to be more proportionate to the body.
Reduction mammoplasty has five general steps: anesthesia, incision, tissue removal and repositioning, incision closure, and recovery. Patients will have to discuss their options and goals with a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Carl Lentz to determine the best course of action. For example, incisions can be made in a keyhole or inverted-T style, which can change the final results. After tissue is removed, the incisions are closed, resulting in a smaller breast.
Contact us at our office in Daytona Beach if you would like to learn more about reduction mammoplasty or schedule a consultation.