Q: Can I Breastfeed After Breast Reduction Surgery?
A: Yes! One can breastfeed after mammaplasty as the procedure tends to affect lactation capability only and it doesn’t have a relation to prohibiting breastfeeding. The procedure of boobs augmentation, lift, reduction, and nipple surgery can only affect the amount of milk a mother can make.
Q: What happens after a breast reduction surgery?
A: It is advisable to wear a support bra for up to six weeks until the swelling and bruising subside. You should avoid any straining, bending and lifting for at least some weeks following surgery. The incisions from the procedure should fade over time. Fortunately, the incisions are in locations easily concealed by clothing, even low-cut necklines.
Q: When can I resume my Normal activities?
A: Recovery time varies from patient to patient. Depending on the extent of your mammaplasty and your general physical condition, you may be able to return to non-strenuous work anywhere after a few weeks of having the surgery. Indeed, many women are able to resume most of their normal activities, including some form of mild exercise, after 3-4 weeks.
Q: Am I a Suitable Candidate for Breast Reduction Surgery?
A: In evaluating your suitability for mammaplasty procedure, your surgeon will assess the size and shape of your boobs, the quality of your skin and the placement of your nipples. These factors, as well as the desired amount of reduction, are factors that will help your surgeon decide on the best technique for you.
Q: How is Breast Reduction Surgery Performed?
A: Mammaplasty is performed under general anesthesia, but it doesn’t mean you are compelled to stay at the hospital overnight as it makes patients asleep during the whole procedure, yet one night stay in the hospital is mandatory to achieve better healing after the procedure.
Q: Is there any risk with Breast Reduction Surgery?
A: Before choosing the mammaplasty procedure, it is important to discuss every pros & cons of the procedure with the surgeon. Every surgical procedure has limitations and benefits associated with their methods, however, it would be a great help if it has been discussed during the primary assessment. Every year a number of women receive the mammaplasty procedure and get benefited from the aesthetic benefits of the procedure. Risks and uncertainties are very minimal or negligible if the procedure is performed by the expert cosmetic surgeon.
Q: What Results Can I Expect?
A: The results are very satisfactory and served the aesthetic outcomes for a number of patients who had the heavy or unproportioned boobs a major problem. After the procedure, one can enjoy a good life with a good body figure with boosted self-confidence. The procedure makes your boobs firm and gives them an aesthetic size according to your body profile.
Q: What kind of care can I expect after Breast Reduction Surgery?
A: At Allure Medspa, we have a credit for providing the best results of the mammaplasty performed by the celebrity cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Milan Doshi. We give special focus on the excellent level of post-operative support and aftercare. To monitor your progress, we will invite you to visit our centre. We are committed to our best personal experience. And have a 24/7 patient support system. We provide assistance over the phone calls, but you feel free to visit our clinic if needed!
Q: How big do your breasts have to be for a reduction?
A: There is no limit on how big your breasts should be for breast reduction surgery. If you are feeling embraced or if you ever had some physical complain like backache, rashes in the skin, or shoulder pain then breast reduction surgery will help you to improve the quality of your life.
Q: How painful is breast reduction surgery?
A: Breast reduction surgery is not very painful. You might experience some heaviness during your initial recovery which would resolve soon. Your surgical experience can be much pain free if you choose an expert cosmetic surgeon, advanced surgical technique, a modern post-operative care and follow the pain management guidelines given by your surgeon.
Q: Is breast reduction a major surgery?
A: Breast reduction surgery is a major surgery. However, in the hand of an expert cosmetic surgeon, it is a safe surgery with relatively no danger. however, it has to be done with precision and expertise to give a finer scar and natural-looking breast shape.It takes almost two or three hours to complete thesurgery
Q: How much do breasts weigh according to cup size?
A: The following measurements (breast weight by cup size) were calculated using the average underwire size and cup diameter of the most popular US sized bra brands.The most natural method is to simply guess based on cup size. It will not always be the most accurate method, because each breast is unique. Shape, size, and even breast weight can vary between two women with the same cup size.
– Bra sizes 32A, 30B, 28C = about 0.5 pound per breast
– Bra sizes 34A, 32B, 30C, 28D = about 0.6 pound per breast
– Bra sizes 36A, 34B, 32C, 30D, 28E = about 0.7 pound per breast
– Bra sizes 38A, 36B, 34C, 32D, 30E, 28F = about 0.9 pound per breast
– Bra sizes 40A, 38B, 36C, 34D, 32E, 30F, 28G = about 1.2 pounds per breast
– Bra sizes 42A, 40B, 38C, 36D, 34E, 32F, 30G, 28H = about 1.5 pounds per breast
– Bra sizes 44A, 42B, 40C, 38D, 36E, 34F, 32G, 30H, 28I = about 1.7 pounds per breast
– Bra sizes 44B, 42C, 40D, 38E, 36F, 34G, 32H, 30I, 28J = about 2 pounds per breast
Q: Do breasts sag after breast reduction?
A: After your breast reduction surgery ,Your breast will sag far less than they would have. As your breasts are lighter than they were before breast reduction surgery. However, with age and the effects of gravity, sagging can’t be avoided completely.
Q: Do breasts look normal after reduction?
A: Breast looks and feels normal over 3 to 4 months after the breast reduction surgery. Your new breasts may feel firmer and look rounder. Keep in mind that it may take time to get used to your new breasts.
Q: Do I need to lose weight before a breast reduction?
A: It is better to lose weight and reach your target/ideal weight before your breast reduction surgery. Losing a lot of weight after a reduction operation could result in you having smaller and sagging breasts than you want.
Q: What are the signs that you need a breast reduction?
A: Signs and symptoms suggesting you might need breast reduction surgery to resolve your issues are:
– Poor self-image due to large breasts
– Breasts that are noticeably unequal in size
– Breasts that droop as a result of excess weight
– Difficulty fitting into bras and clothing
– Chronic shoulder, back, and neck pain requiring pain medications
– Nerve pain
– Grooves or marks on the shoulders from bra straps
– Chronic rash or skin irritation underneath the breasts
– Poor posture due to the weight of large breasts
– Restricted activity due to large breasts, such as exercise
– Difficulty sleeping due to discomfort from large breasts
Q: Does breast reduction leave a scar?
A: Scars are inevitable with any surgery, including breast reduction. It is therefore important to choose an expert cosmetic surgeon for your procedure. The expert cosmetic surgeon knows how to reduce scarring. There are ways to reduce the appearance of scars during and after surgery. Please follow your surgeon’s post-operative instructions and scar medication regularly.
Q: What can go wrong with a breast reduction?
A: Breast reduction surgery can result in problems, including thick and obvious scarring, unevenly shaped breasts or nipple and wound healing problems.
Rarely, it can cause loss of normal sensation in the nipple and areola which can be permanent. Or your nipples may become over-sensitive.
Very rarely, the nipple and areola, or part of them, may get lost due to poor blood supply.
Q: How long do stitches stay in after breast reduction?
A: Most of the stitches are absorbable and inside therefore, don’t need removal.Few stitches that are visible stay for one to two weeks after your breast reduction surgery
Q: How long does a breast reduction take?
A: Breast reduction surgery can take between one and half to three hours. It depends on the breast size as there are several different surgical procedures for breast reduction.
Q: What size qualifies for breast reduction?
A: In India, breast reduction surgery is not included under insurance. In western countries, most insurance companies will want to know the weight of breast tissue the plastic surgeon believes he or she can remove during a breast reduction surgery. This number may be 450 grams, 500 grams, or 600 grams.
Q: How much breast can be removed from reduction?
A: We can remove a small amount of breast tissue to 3 kg of breast tissue during a breast reduction surgery. Your plastic surgeon can answer you only after a physical examination.
Q: Is breast reduction painful?
A: You may feel sore for 2 to 3 weeks. You also may feel pulling or stretching in your breast area. Although you may need pain medicine for a week or two, you can expect to feel better and stronger each day.
Q: What is a good age for breast reduction?
A: Many cosmetic surgeons prefer patients wait until they are at least 18 before undergoing the procedure. While breast reduction can often be performed safely and successfully for patients in their mid-teens,
Q: What’s the smallest size for breast reduction?
A: Any patient can go for breast reduction surgery however small or big breast they have, depending on their wish, provided there is enough breast tissue to support the functions of the nipples.