Cosmetic Procedures

Breast Reduction

Procedure
Reduce the size and improve the shape of a woman's breasts.
Length
2-4 hours depending upon the technique
Anesthesia
Usually general anesthesia; smaller reductions intravenous sedation with local.
In / OutPatient
Usually outpatient.
Side Effects
Prolonged swelling and delayed healing, bruising.
Risks
Unfavorable scarring, loss of nipple sensation, loss of ability to breastfeed, loss of nipple and breast tissue, unsatisfactory shape, and failure to achieve aesthetic goals.
Recovery
Work 1-2 weeks, most normal activities 4-6 weeks.
Duration
Usually permanent in that it never needs to be done again.

Doctors performing this procedure: Breast Reduction in Australia

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Hodgkinson, Darryl FACCS 02 9362 7400
  NSW, Bondi Junction Dr. Moore, Colin FACCS 0414 251 234    Website
  QLD, Minyama, Gympie, Harvey Bay Dr. Bambit, Jayne FACCS 07 5452 5222
  QLD, Minyama, Gympie, Harvey Bay Dr. Bambit, Jayne FACCS 07 5452 5222
  VIC, Armadale Dr. Topchian, David FACCS 1800 745 536