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    Breast Reduction

    What is Breast Reduction Surgery?

    Breast reduction surgery is performed on people with large or sagging breasts to reduce and lift their breasts. This surgery is called breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty.

    How is Breast Reduction Surgery Performed?

    Breast reduction surgery is performed under general anesthesia. During the surgery, a part of the breast tissue is removed through incisions made under the breast or at the nipple and re-implanted in a higher part. It is completed in approximately 2-3 hours. After the surgery, drainage tubes are placed in the breasts. These tubes are used to prevent blood and fluid accumulation in the few days after surgery.

    Reasons for Breast Reduction Surgeries

    Breast reduction surgery may be performed for aesthetic and medical reasons.

    Aesthetic Reasons
    • Breast reduction surgery is preferred by women who want to have firmer and more proportionate breasts. Women may be aesthetically uncomfortable due to large and sagging breasts
    Medical Reasons
    • Large breasts can cause back, neck and shoulder pain; therefore, they may undergo breast reduction surgery.
    Who Can Have Breast Reduction Surgery?

    Breast reduction surgery can be performed on people who are over 18 years old and healthy. People who are uncomfortable with their large and sagging breasts; and who suffer from back pain, shoulder pain or neck pain due to large breasts can have breast reduction surgery.

    How Many Days Does Breast Reduction Surgery Take?

    Breast reduction surgery takes approximately 2-3 hours. After the surgery, the patient stays under observation in the hospital for 1 day.

    What Are The Points To Be Considered Before Breast Reduction Surgery?
    • You should not eat or drink anything for at least 6 hours before the operation.
    • Before the surgery, you should inform your doctor about all your health information such as your chronic diseases, diseases you have had, genetic diseases and medications you use continuously.
    • Smoking should be stopped or reduced because nicotine slows down the healing process.
    • Aspirin or similar blood thinners should be discontinued 1 week in advance with the advice of a doctor.
    What Are The Points To Be Considered After Breast Reduction Surgery?
    • Antibiotics prescribed by your doctor should be used regularly.
    • After the surgery, you need to rest at home for 1-2 weeks.
    • Smoking should be stopped or reduced for a long time.
    • You can take a warm bath 1 week after the surgery and return to your daily life by wearing the special bra recommended for you.
    • Heavy sports and activities should be avoided for the first 2 months.
    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    * For informational purposes only, be sure to consult your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.

    • Breast reduction surgery takes approximately 2-3 hours.

    • After breast reduction surgery, it is important that you should wear a special bra and pay attention to your movements. As long as you follow these rules, you can return to your normal life within 3-4 days. There may be swelling and bruising in your breasts after the operation, and these complications usually disappear completely within 2-3 weeks.

    Breast reduction surgery is a safe procedure if it is performed in a hospital, in a sterile operating environment, under the well-skilled expert team and specialist doctor.

    • The results of breast reduction surgery are permanent.

    • It is an operation usually performed on anyone over the age of 18. However, it can also be performed under the age of 18 in cases where it affects the person’s daily life.

    • After breast reduction surgery, 1 night at the hospital should be stayed. In some cases, the breasts may be taped after the surgery, these tapes will be removed within 1-3 days, or a sports bra may be worn directly after the operation. It is recommended that you should not lift weights and do sports activities for 1-2 months. The breasts regain their natural appearance within 2-3 months and then take their full form within 6 months.

    • It is performed under general anesthesia, no pain or hurt is felt during the procedure.

    • It is performed under general anesthesia.

    • Breast Reduction Surgery is safe and risk-free if performed in a full-fledged hospital with a specialist physician and team. There is no scar. Incisions are made in places light, inconspicuous, and well-hidden. If the scar cream and other instructions given by the doctor are followed, there will be no scars.

    • It is not recommended to enter/swim at the pool or the sea for approximately 1 month after the surgery.

    • The breasts will have a natural appearance within 1-2 months. It takes up to 6 months for the full desired result.

    • Breast reduction surgery results are permanent; therefore, there is no need to operate again. The surgery can be performed again after factors such as age, birth, excessive weight gain, etc.

    • Swelling is most noticeable in the first week after surgery. The swelling disappears within 2-3 weeks.

    • Edema is most noticeable in the first week after surgery. The edema disappears within 2-3 weeks.

    • Please contact us to get information about breast reduction surgery costs in 2024. Our specialists will get back to you immediately and answer all your questions.


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