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Plastic Surgery’s Did You Know? The Benefits of Breast Reduction

Breast reduction surgery helps reduce the symptoms of neck, back and shoulder pain that large hanging breasts create. Much like a rope around a women’s neck onto which are attached several lb. sacks, the continuous pull of the weight of the breasts causes musculoskeletal pain from the neck into the back. But the amount of Read More…

The Role Of Plastic Surgery In Bullying Management

Bullying for school age children and teenagers has reached unprecented awareness recently. While it is a social phenomenon that has gone on forever, many recent examples of internet intimidations and even suicides has made it newsworthy of late. The recent movie release “Bully’ has brought an awareness particularly to adults that brings back unfortunate memories Read More…

The Role Of Liposuction In Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is one of the common body contouring procedures and is a mixture of both a reconstructive and a cosmetic procedure.Breast size and shape are dramatically changed and the breasts both feel and look better. But it is an operation that is associated with scars and that is its one liability. This has led Read More…

The Effects of Breast Lifts and Reductions on Upper Pole Fullness

  Lifting and reduction techniques are common methods of cosmetic breast reshaping. Whether it is to lift up a smaller sagging breast or to reduce a large and pendulous breast, pushing up breast tissue and encasing it in a smaller and tight skin envelope is the basic approach. It would seem logical that by so Read More…

Case Study: Breast Reduction with Free Nipple Grafting

  Background:  Breast reduction remains one of the most common reconstructive plastic surgery procedures. It provides not only reduction in the size of a large breast but it also lifts and reshapes it as well. The amount that the breast is reduced or how much it is lifted is based on patient preference and what Read More…

Case Study: Breast Reduction in African-American Female

Background:Breast reduction is one of the most common of all reconstructive plastic surgery procedures. Large heavy breasts produce back, shoulder and neck pain as well as poses clothing and social concerns. While breast reduction does result in substantial length of scars, it produces highly satisfied patients despite this aesthetic tradeoff. The improvement in pain and Read More…

Common Patient Questions about Breast Reduction

  How many techniques are there for breast reduction surgery? There are a variety of different techniques for reducing the large breast. They all fundamentally, however, revolve around keeping the nipple alive while reducing breast size and creating a better breast shape by skin removal and tightening. The scars that are created are very similar Read More…

Case Study: Large Breast Reduction with Free Nipple Grafting

Background:  Breast reduction is one of the most commonly performed plastic surgery procedures of the body. Because it not only reduces the size of the breast but also reshapes it, every breast reduction is a breast lift also. Because a lift is involved, the nipple must be moved into a better centered positioned on the Read More…

Considering Breast Reduction in Teenage Girls

One of the most common plastic surgery procedures done for teenage girls is breast reduction. Most women, young or older,  have this surgery because they have large breasts that restrict their activities and give them pain. While older women usually have large breasts that have considerable sag (ptosis), teenage girls will not have as much Read More…

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