Breast reduction surgery includes:
-removal and lifting of excess skin
-reduction of glandural and fatty breast tissue -areola and nipples transposition. Different surgical techniques are used depending on breast size and shape and patient’s wish.
How is this procedure performed
This intervention is carried out under general anaesthesia and may last between two and five hours.
After the intervention breasts are bandaged special elastic bandage or covered with surgical bra over gause.
Tiny drains remain in the body,most often for one or two days.
Patients may experience pain in the first couple of days especially if they are not lying still or if they have a cough.
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Experts: Cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery
Dr Dr. Pajević LazarPlastic and reconstructive surgeon specialist Founder of the Atlas general hospital
Dr Dr. Shehab AwadDoctor of Medicine, specializing in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr Dr. Urošević AleksandarPlastic and reconstructive surgeon specialist
dr Mirković IvanaMD Specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery