Breast reduction surgery or reduction mammaplasty reduces the size and weight of the breast. A heavy breast can be the source of significant problems, such as upper back and neck pain. Breast reduction surgery is a reliable way to relieve these symptoms. Because of this, breast reductions have one of the highest patients satisfaction rates of all plastic and reconstructive cosmetic procedures.
Breast reduction cost in Tunisia
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Breast reduction, the procedure
The surgery is performed under general anesthesia in 1 hour or 2. Breast reduction consists at making incisions at first to have access to remove excess glandular tissue, skin and fat.For the removal of excess fat, liposuction and excision techniques may be resorted to as effective surgical approaches. There are different options for drawing the incisions. They can be placed either around the areola or surrounding the areola with a keyhole shape. and vertically down to the breast crease. In cases of severe mammary ptosis, the nipple and the areola can be also repositioned in harmony with the size of the breast.
After breast reduction
A medical elastic bra would be prescribed to maintain the breasts ‘new position and to minimize swelling during the healing process. Besides, a drainer will be also temporarily placed to drain excess blood or fluid. Full recovery takes six weeks. During that period, strenuous exercise should be avoided.
Breast reduction results
The final appearance cannot be obvious during the first weeks. But, reduction mammaplasty for breast hypertrophy results are long-lasting. Great number pf patients are completely satisfied since they have gained relief from back and neck pain and discomfort after the surgery.