Breast reduction surgery is often used in women with large, heavy breasts who experience significant discomfort including neck pain, back pain numbness or weakness due to the weight of the breasts. Breast reduction corrects this problem by removing excess skin, removing excess glandular and fatty tissue and remodeling the breast by lifting the position of the nipple areola complex.
Depending on the heaviness and sagging of the breasts, different surgical techniques are used in breast reduction surgery, in cases of moderate heavy breasts Dr Kaye Ocean Clinic Marbella uses a vertical cut from the areola down to the breast fold and one around the areola (Lejour’s Technique), in cases of very heavy breast, a large breast mound or extreme sagging an Inverse T-Cut (Anchor) Incision may be indicated.
Dr Kaye will discuss your case with you and recommend the technique which fits best to your individual needs. The operation takes between 3-4 hours, depending on the technique, and can be performed under twilight sedation combined with local anesthesia or general anesthesia.
In this instructive video Dr Kaye performs a breast reduction surgery in Hall-Findlay technique using a cranial-medial pedicle for the MAC (Mamilla-Areola-Complex). In this case the normally pure vertical scar is converted in to a inverse T Scar to offer a solution for a the skin excess in both axillas and lateral breast mound which has been treated with liposculpture techniques. Dr Kaye, Director and Head Surgeon of Ocean Clinic Marbella, is removing a total of 1900 cc from one breast and 1700 cc from the other breast to correct the asymmetry. The breast reduction was assisted with liposuction of the axillas and the lateral breast mound.
This breast reduction surgery was performed in June 2014 and took place at the Ocean Clinic's state of the art operating theatre in Marbella.
Breast Reduction performed by Dr Kaye Ocean Clinic Marbella. Results of breast reduction surgery will be long-lasting and relieve from pain and physical limitations.
Breast Reduction in Hall-Findlay Technique and Lipo-Abdominoplasty at the same time, 6 months post op performed by Dr Kaye Ocean Clinic Marbella. Results of breast reduction surgery will be long-lasting and relieve from pain and physical limitations.
Breast Reduction in Lejour Technique (Vertical Scar) performed by Dr Kaye Ocean Clinic Marbella. Results of breast reduction surgery will be long-lasting and relieve from pain and physical limitations.
Breast Reduction in Hall-Findlay Technique performed by Dr Kaye Ocean Clinic Marbella. Results of breast reduction surgery will be long-lasting and relieve from pain and physical limitations.
Breasts that are excessively large in proportion to body size are a frequent cause of back and neck pain as well as grooves or irritation on the shoulders from bra straps. Additionally, sleep and participation in certain activities may be affected, and the likelihood of rashes and infections in the folds underneath the breasts increases. Fortunately, an operation known as reduction mammaplasty or simply, breast reduction, achieves good results in alleviating these problems. A reduction removes extra breast tissue to achieve a healthier, more comfortable size and reshapes the breasts, making them firmer and lifting them to a more youthful position. An additional benefit is that uneven breasts can be made more even.
The scars will be around the nipple, vertically down from the nipple to the breast crease, and , if a large amount of tissue needs to be removed, along the breast crease itself.
It depends on the extent of the surgery, but loss of sensation is rarely permanent.
At Ocean Clinic Marbella the surgery takes between 2-4 hours, depending how exstensive the reduction is.
During this type of surgery the nipples are moved to a new position, so breast feeding is not always possible afterwards.
No, once breast tissue is removed the result is permanent, but the breasts can still “sag” over time.
So many women dream of having larger breasts, that we often have little sympathy for those bothered by a chest that’s too ample.
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