Reduce the size and improve the shape of a woman's breasts.
2-4 hours depending upon the technique
Usually general anesthesia; smaller reductions intravenous sedation with local.
In / OutPatient
Prolonged swelling and delayed healing, bruising.
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.
Work 1-2 weeks, most normal activities 4-6 weeks.
Usually permanent in that it never needs to be done again.