Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.
This is a young woman who came in asking for a breast reduction at my New York practice because of neck, back, and shoulder pain. She mentioned that it was also difficult to buy properly fitting bras and that she was very self-conscious about her appearance because of her large breasts. For instance, she mentioned that she hesitated to wear a bathing suit or wear various fashions with a V neck.
Motivation for Breast Reduction Surgery:
Bra strap grooves in the shoulders
Weight of Breast Tissue Removed With Breast Reduction:
553 grams from the right breast
715 grams from the left breast
Breast Reduction Technique:
Wise pattern reduction
Dr. Sterry does not remove the nipple for this operation.
About 10 days
This patient reported that she never really had any pain, but she had some "soreness."