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Breast Reduction Surgery

7 Nights

Average Length of Stay in Istanbul

1 Session

Average Session Required

1 Day

Length of Stay in Hospital

2-4 Hours

Operation Duration

General Anesthesia


1-2 Weeks

Recovery Time

Breast Reduction Surgery

Introduction to Breast Reduction Surgery

Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammaplasty, is a procedure designed to relieve discomfort associated with overly large breasts. The surgery involves removing excess breast fat, glandular tissue, and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to alleviate discomfort.

Initial Consultation: The First Step

Your journey begins with a detailed consultation with your plastic surgeon. This is an opportunity to discuss your health history, expectations, and the specific goals you wish to achieve with breast reduction surgery. Your surgeon will also provide information on the surgical techniques that will be used and what you can expect in terms of results.

Personalized Surgical Planning: Tailoring the Procedure

Based on your initial consultation, your surgeon will create a customized surgical plan. This plan will take into account your body's unique anatomy, the extent of reduction desired, and the best surgical approach to achieve optimal results while minimizing scars.

The Day of Surgery: Making the Change

Breast reduction surgery is typically performed under general anesthesia and can take several hours. During the procedure, your surgeon will make incisions, through which excess tissue and skin will be removed. The nipples may also be repositioned to match the new breast shape.

Recovery Process: Healing and Beyond

Post-surgery, you will be provided with a surgical bra or bandages for support during the initial healing phase. Recovery time varies, but most patients can return to work and normal activities within a few weeks. Following your surgeon's post-operative care instructions is crucial for a smooth recovery and optimal outcomes.

Seeing the Results: Enjoying Your New Contour

The results of breast reduction surgery can be observed almost immediately, but it may take several months for the final shape to stabilize and swelling to fully subside. Many patients report immediate relief from physical symptoms caused by large breasts and are pleased with the improved proportion and appearance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Breast Reduction Permanent?

The results of breast reduction surgery are long-lasting. However, significant weight fluctuations, hormonal changes, and aging can affect breast size and shape over time.

What Are the Risks of Breast Reduction Surgery?

As with any surgical procedure, there are risks, such as reactions to anesthesia, bleeding, infection, and changes in nipple or breast sensation. Choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon minimizes these risks.

Why Choose Breast Reduction Surgery?

Opting for breast reduction surgery can significantly improve your quality of life, alleviate health issues like back and neck pain, and enhance your body's proportionality. Ensuring you're in the hands of an experienced surgeon is key to a successful outcome.

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