Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction

What Is Breast Reduction?

If the patient experience a proportional difference of size of the breasts and the body, it causes both aesthetic and functional problems. Large breasts may be a reason of an anaesthetic appearance.

Large breasts cause neck, shoulder and back pain. In fact, this situation can create posture disorders and these disorders can become permanent. The patients may be deprresed as a result of inability to wear the desired clothes and the visible disproportion can negatively affect their psychology.

Such problems can be eliminated with breast reduction surgery, and the person can continue his normal healthy life more easily.

It is possible to use many techniques in breast reduction surgery. Some criteria are taken into consideration in the selection of the technique.

  • The volume of the breast
  • The severity of sagging of the breasts
  • Density and position of breast tissue
  • Patient’s Age
  • Whether the patient is planning to expect after the operation
  • In which position the scars are desired to remain
  • Smoking history
  • Drugs and habits used


These factors are the criteria that affect the success of breast reduction surgeries.