Body Contour

BREAST REDUCTION

THE OPERATION                                                                                             Imprimer le consentement
Diminishing of the breast volume, removing glandular and fat tissue as well as the redundant skin.

INDICATION
Voluminous, heavy breasts.

COUNTER INDICATIONS
Short time plans for pregnancy.

SURGERY (rarely as out-patient)
Access is gained through a wide key-hole incision in the lower half of the breast and around the nipple. The redundant soft tissue and skin is then resected and the breast cone remodeled. The skin is trimmed to fit the new breast shape.
  Operation time   2-3 hours.
  Anesthesia          general anesthesia.
  Scars                   around the areola and down to the infra mammary fold.

POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS, UNDESIRABLE RESULTS
Hematoma.
Hypertrophic scarring.
Diminished sensitivity in the nipple for several weeks.

POSTOPERATIVE CARE
Drain removal after 24 to 48 hours.
Suture removal after some 2 weeks.
Resume work after 2 - 3 weeks.