Breast Reduction

Procedure Details

Breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty) is a procedure to remove excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to relieve discomfort associated with overly large breasts. There are many different breast reduction techniques. This medial pedicle breast reduction technique: lifts the nipple to a more normal position, creates a more youthful shape to the breast emphasizing cleavage and upper pole fullness while minimizing the scarring (no scars in the décolletage). This Harrisburg area patient is a 52 year old female with large breasts ( macromastia ). She has had large breasts since puberty. She has suffered significant disability to include back pain, shoulder pain, grooving in her shoulders, headaches for many years. She wears a 38G size bra. Functionally she says she is unable to exercise secondary to the large size of her breasts. She underwent a medial pedicle bilateral breast reduction with the removal of 600g (1 lb) per breast. Most of her symptoms resolved within 2 weeks.


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