The best candidates for breast reduction surgery are women whose breasts are excessively developed, which causes emotional discontent or physical problems such as shoulder, back and neck pain.
Breast reduction surgery can remedy a number of problems associated with oversized breasts, such as neck and back pain, shoulder tightness, poor posture, skin irritation and infection, difficulty breathing, difficulty participating in activities sports or other recreational activities.
As in all surgeries, breast reduction intervention can have complications such as infection, thrombus formation, adverse reactions to anesthesia, loss of sensation, asymmetry, and poor healing. In some cases, women may lose the ability to breastfeed.
The techniques of this type of surgery are variable but in almost all cases, the procedure requires to be performed under general anesthesia. Depending on the volume of the breasts, surgical repair will be different.
When the breasts are very large and have a significant axillary extension, their surgical repair must be performed using the most classical technique, leaving a residual inverted “T” scar. However, when the breast volume is large, but the sagging -ptosis- is not excessive and the skin is of good quality, the scars will be limited to one periaureolar and one vertical.
The result of the scars will depend to a large extent on the healing of the patient, a point to take into account when deciding on the intervention.
In this type of surgery, in most cases, there are risks of losing the ability to breastfeed.
Yes, normally and after a few months, the recovery is complete and sensitivity is restored.
No, they are not final. The breast will continue its normal biological process over the years.
This depends on several factors: scarring of the person, tendency to develop keloids, etc.