Also known as reduction mammaplasty, breast reduction surgery removes excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size matching the reconstrcuted breast.
What kind of scars does it involve?
There will be scars around the nipple, vertically from the nipple down to the bottom of the breast and depending on the technique used a third scar running along the underside of the breast, just above the fold beneath the breast.
What are the risk involved with this procedure?
Aside from the risks involved with any surgical procedure, there are specific risks associated with this procedure that include scarring, loss of sensation of the nipple and possible wound healing problems.