Oversized breasts (macromastia) are an aesthetic problem, but they can also cause serious health problems. The surgical reduction of breasts that are larger than normal is called üksiyon Reduction Mamoplasty. The purpose of this operation; Making breasts of adequate size for the body, maintaining nipple sensation and milk production capacity.

Breast size in young women

Breast size in young women; It can appear structurally with hormonal stimulation or due to fibrocystic breast disease. The presence of hard masses in the chest on hand examination and increased tenderness and pain in the chest, especially during menstruation, indicate fibrocystic breast disease. The medical diagnosis of this disease can easily be made by a chest ultrasound in addition to the clinical examination. Fibrocystic breast disease is not associated with breast cancer and poses no such risk. Indeed; it completely reduces the breast's ability to secrete milk because it completely holds the mammary glands. Consequently; in patients who had breast size surgery for fibrocystic breast disease at a young age; Insufficient milk secretion occurs later in life due to fibrocysts that destroy the chest canals. Another condition that leads to an excessively large breast in the young age group is called polycystic ovarian syndrome. PCOS completely disrupts hormonal balance, causing menstrual irregularities, an increase in body hair, androgenic fat, and breast size. Early hormone replacement will relieve symptoms. In the young age group, the focus is on aesthetic results. For this reason, patients want to have more beautiful and more aesthetically compatible breasts.

Breast size in middle and older women

Aesthetic concerns are less important in middle and older age groups. Physically, however, the health problems caused by large breasts come to the fore.

These problems;

Rashes and skin problems from sweating, especially under the chest
Collapsed shoulder and persistent back pain from weight
Neck fracture due to unbalanced load on the spine
Drowsiness and loss of strength in the joint arms of neck hernias
Treatment-resistant headache and dizziness.
Breast size was found to result in severe symptoms of depression and impaired quality of life, especially when there was no negative impact on family and work life over 40 years of age. The patient, who does not match what she is wearing, tries to hide her breasts in uniform and does not like her own body when she is naked.

Ideal patient for breast reduction

If a non-smoker or a smoker smokes at least 3 weeks before the operation, he has stopped smoking, has no metabolic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, has not had any vascular problems such as embolism before, has no tumor lesions in his chest and has regular breast exams and controls.

What Do You Need To Know About Breast Reduction?

The breast reduction is carried out according to a specific plan. The desired nipple size is either B or B + cup to completely fill the bra. It can be left larger depending on the patient's wishes.

The ability of the breast to maintain milk secretion function and maintain nipple sensation; depends on the size of the nozzle available and the selection of the appropriate technique. Breast surgeries that are not visual enough but are functionally and sensitively inactive because the nipple cannot be moved to its new place by protecting the life of the breast can be performed under conditions where the patient is informed in advance. An important point; Permanent scars will appear throughout the breast reduction surgery. Depending on the technique used, either just a straight line remains along the nipple or an inverse T-shaped mark. Postoperatively 6-8. It can be said that these scars will be indistinct within a maximum of 2 years if appropriate wound and scar treatment is carried out from the first week.

Breast reduction

Patients planning a breast reduction must stop smoking at least 3 weeks before surgery. It is important not to smoke for up to 4 weeks in the postoperative period. Failure to do so may result in partial or total loss of the nipple and nipple tissue due to tissue disruption.

The breast reduction is performed under operating theater conditions and under general anesthesia. It's a 2.5 hour surgery. A drain is usually placed on both breasts during the surgery. These outflows are of great importance in both the control and treatment of early postoperative bleeding. Postoperative pain is not to be expected. The patient can eat and walk around after 2 hours.

For breast reduction operations, it is sufficient for the patient to stay in the hospital for 1 day. While it is possible to return to normal life in the first postoperative week, activities such as walking in crowds and driving for 2 weeks may not be recommended. Regular bra can be used by specialized corsets after the first 8 weeks.

Breast reduction

Breast reduction is the operation in which all other aesthetic surgical interventions are considered. It offers the highest level of physical comfort and satisfaction after the operation. The physical relaxation of the patient always comes before the happiness that arises from the aesthetic result. The patient's quality of life will be significantly improved in the near future.

Non-surgical breast reduction

It is the concept that because of the spread of the problem and fear of surgery, people are the most exploited and bullied. Not to mention involution, which can be physiological after pregnancy and lead to the drainage of a normal-sized breast. The operation is the wire path for breast reduction.

Breast Reduction Prices

Depending on the characteristics of the patient and the surgical technique to be performed, the cost of the breast reduction will vary.

Chest sagging in men

Breast Reduction in Men

In particular, severe sagging after excessive weight loss such as a nasogastric tube or the fact that the breast skin is enlarged with breast tissue in extremely overweight patients leads to breast reduction in men. All kinds of male breast related problems in society are valued as misinformation under the heading of gynecomastia.

It is very important for protecting the nipple feel and the spots that appear with male breast reduction surgery. The common practice at this point is the free nipple technique, which completely eliminates the nipple feel, whereas our technique retains the nipple feel entirely.

Breast reduction surgery for men is performed under general anesthesia and in operating room conditions. The average operating time is 2 hours and the patient has to stay in the hospital for 1 day. The patient satisfaction rates are extremely high, as this operation also removes looseness and slackening of the abdominal skin.

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