Breast reduction surgery - Mammaplasty
Breast reduction surgery, also known as breast reduction surgery, is the process of obtaining a balanced breast size within the body or removing excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin from the breasts that are excessively large and uncomfortable. Excessively large breast weight can negatively affect the ability to lead an active life, as well as lead to emotional discomfort and self-confidence problems. Physical discomfort and pain can sometimes be at very high levels. This problem is very important for many women and needs to be solved for a better quality of life.
Thanks to breast reduction surgery:
It will be possible to switch from a physically bulky look to a more athletic look. As the person’s personal stance becomes stronger, his self-confidence increases visibly.
The body will appear more balanced and proportional. Your possible back, neck, and shoulder pains will decrease in the postoperative period. In the pre-operative period, dermal problems that may occur in the areas under the breasts will also decrease.
Steps, before and after breast reduction (mammoplasty) surgery
- The use, reduction, or discontinuation of certain drugs may be requested. Mammography may be requested to detect changes in breast tissue before and after your surgery. Before and after breast reduction surgery; In order for the scar tissue to heal faster, you will be asked to stop smoking.
- Regular intake of aspirin, some herbal supplements, and anti-inflammatory drugs will be prohibited by your doctor for a certain period of time before your Breast Augmentation Surgery, as they thin your blood and increase the risk of bleeding.
- During your Breast Reduction Surgery, it is necessary to apply sedatives and some anesthetic drugs for your personal comfort. Your doctor will recommend the best for you among the sedation or general anesthesia options.
- In order to minimize the visible operation scar, your doctor will prefer the most suitable and least visible places in the breast area during the incision.
Breast reduction surgery (mammoplasty) is a personal decision, as in all other plastic surgery operations, and you need to make this decision to realize your own desires, not to fulfill someone else’s desires.
After the breast reduction surgery is completed, bandages and dressings will be applied to minimize swelling and bruising. It will be recommended to wear an elastic bandage or support bra to support the breasts during the recovery period.
During this period, you may need to reduce your physical activities for a few days. Pain and some mild swelling are possible and may persist for several weeks. In the following days, your doctor will advise you to return to your daily activities and your surgery scars and bruises will disappear with each passing day.
You will be able to see the final results of your surgery (the shape and position of the breasts) within 30-70 days.
After breast reduction surgery, regrowth of the breast may occur, although it is very unlikely. The reasons for this are, Some medications used are for weight gain, pregnancy, and various hormonal changes. For this reason, it is of great importance not to interrupt the doctor’s checks, not to delay the exercise programs, and to maintain the ideal weight after the breast reduction surgery.