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Breast Reduction

Also known as reduction mammaplasty
Breast reduction surgery is done reduce the size of your breasts and reshape them so that they are in proportion to the rest of your body and are no longer a source of physical discomfort. This often asked for and predictable procedure has the dual benefits of improving your appearance while relieving the physical and emotional burden of overly large breasts.

When to Consider Breast Reduction

  • If your breasts are too large for your body frame and create neck, back, or shoulder pain
  • If you have heavy breasts with nipples and areolas that point downward
  • If one breast is much larger than the other
  • If you are unhappy and self-conscious about the large appearance of your breasts

More Information

To see a good descriptive illustrated PDF prepared for American Society of Plastic Surgery all about breast reduction (and copy it if you like) look here on the downloads page.

Related Procedures

Many women who have breast reduction also consider having breast lift, liposuction, or mummy makeover.

from ASAPS  Smart Beauty Guide