Breast Reduction

Written by: Dr. Vicente Paloma Mora
Published: | Updated: 27/10/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The Breast Reduction is performed in women with breast hypertrophy. This is an intervention that involves removing fat and glandular tissue through an inverted T incision ( periareolar, vertical and horizontal). No single tissue is removed but the breast is lifted and improving contour of it.

The intervention significantly improves the quality of life of patients, meaning less pain and greater ease for sports. But it is not only an intervention in order to improve health, but with it you also get an aesthetic improvement, then the chest and enhances the female figure is stylized.


Risks of Breast Reduction

Like any intervention carries risks associated with surgery, such as formation of seroma hematoma or infection of surgical wound. They are dwindling as preventive measures such as proper hemostasis and antibiotics are taken. It is important to properly manage the scars to prevent these are widened or hypertrophic. Alterations in sensitivity may appear in the immediate surgery months, but often have early resolution.


Driving after breast reduction

In the immediate postoperative period, the patient should rest, without effort with arms and keeping wounds clean and dry. In 10-15 days and from points 2 to 3 weeks are removed you start with massage on scars, for better evolution thereof.

They will have to wear sports bra for 1 month and sleep on your back for 3-4 weeks. By month progressively begins to make efforts, gain weight and resume physical activity.


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By Dr. Vicente Paloma Mora
Plastic surgery

Dr. Vicente Paloma Mora is a recognized authority in the specialty of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic nationally and internationally. Doctor cum laude in Medicine and Surgery and Special Award from the University of Navarra, in its more than 25 year career has been Head of the Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery of the University Clinic of Navarra, he worked as a specialist at the Hospital clinical Barcelona and collaborated with the Hospital San Juan de Dios in craniofacial malformations. He currently heads one of the teams of Plastic Surgery Barcelona Teknon Medical Center.

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