Austin, Texas Breast Reduction Plastic Surgeon
Having large breasts that are clearly disproportionately large for your frame can be a painful experience for some. The weight of oversized breasts can cause neck and back pain that prevents you from living the life you want. The discomfort with activity or inability to exercise and take part in activities you love is reason to consider a breast reduction surgery. At Austin Plastic Surgery Institute & Skin Care Clinic, you work directly with Dr. Haydon, a top plastic surgeon in the Greater Austin area, to create a custom size and contour for your new breasts. Our caring team takes the time to listen to your goals to develop a look that will leave you confident and a breast size that will allow you to live your best life. In some cases, your breast reduction may be covered in your insurance.
Benefits Of Breast Reduction
For women with large breasts, especially petite women, the physical burden of carrying the extra weight can be daunting. There are also cosmetic reasons you may consider the procedure. For women who are unhappy about the size or contour of their breasts, a reduction offers the opportunity to reshape the area.
Benefits of a breast reduction include:
- Relief from ongoing back, neck, and shoulder pain
- Breasts that are now proportionate to the rest of the body
- Ability to lead an active lifestyle
- Ability to breathe better (specifically during exercise or those with asthma)
- Reduced skin irritation on underside of breasts
- Creation or restoration of a symmetrical appearance
A breast reduction surgery with Dr. Haydon gives women the opportunity to choose the best-fit shape and size breast they are most comfortable with.
Breast Reduction Procedure
Dr. Haydon uses two separate techniques to close the breast after the excess skin and breast gland is removed. The most popular is the circumvertical pattern with a lollipop (AKA short scar) closure while the other is the Wise pattern that results in an anchor closure.
Each technique has advantages and disadvantages and this will be explained during your consultation. Scarring from breast reduction surgery is normally minimal. You will be given recommendations for scar treatment gels and sometimes sheeting to optimize your short and long-term results. When the reduction is performed, Dr. Haydon will also lift the breasts, giving you a more proportionate, youthful appearance.