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Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammaplasty) in Palm Beach County

Breast reduction, which is also known as a reduction mammoplasty, is when excess breast fat, glandular tissue, and skin is removed to proportion breasts to a person’s body size. A person may need a breast reduction for:

  • Correcting back pain
  • Exercising more comfortably
  • Alleviating stress of neck and shoulders
  • Getting an increased self-esteem

It can also help a person decrease sag and achieve firmer breasts. When a person undergoes breast reduction surgery, health symptoms and any discomfort linked to overly-large breasts can be eliminated. If you’re interested in a reduction mammaplasty with the office of David Rosenstein MD, please give us a call at (561) 202-1462 for a consultation.

Health and emotional problems related to large breasts include:

  • Self-image issues
  • Physical pain and discomfort
  • Inactive lifestyle


The Breast Reduction Procedure

The main goal of the breast reduction procedure is removing excess breast fat, or making breasts smaller. As a side benefit, reduction mammaplasty gives you tighter and firmer breasts than before since it involves tightening skin on the breasts. Smaller and tighter breasts resulting from the surgery can help you lead a happier and healthier life.

In the beginning of the procedure, you are given either IV sedation or general anesthesia so you’re comfortable during the procedure. An incision is then made around your areolas, and glandular tissue is removed. What is left in your breasts is then reshaped. If your breasts are extremely large, your nipples and areolas are also transplanted to a higher position on your breasts. The incisions are then closed up and results can be seen instantly.

After your procedure, although you can see instant results, you may be sore and bruised for a while due to the incisions and repositioning of your nipples and areolas. A surgical bra must be worn for the first few weeks. You’ll have to come back into our office one to two weeks after your procedure to have the stitches removed. Any difference in a sensation of your breasts and nipples are a common side effect. Expect swelling to occur even after a year. There may be some scarring. You are advised against doing any strenuous activity or heavy lifting for a few weeks, but you may return to work within two weeks, depending on your job.

Regain Your Confidence

Breast reduction surgery may be right for you if struggle with overly-large breasts and are healthy, struggle with physical activities due to your breast size, and experience back, neck, and shoulder pain caused by the weight of your breasts.

While you may feel ashamed of your breast size, there is help available which can aid in feeling more comfortable with your body. Dr. Rosenstein and our staff can help you decide if breast reduction surgery is right for you. Please do not hesitate to contact our office to set up an appointment concerning reduction mammaplasty. Dial 561-736-9800 today.

Reduce your back pain with a breast reduction: 561-736-9800.