Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammoplasty) Surgery Information
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Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammoplasty) Surgery Information

A breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure that aims to reduce the size of the breasts. It is the second most commonly performed plastic surgery procedure performed in the UK after breast enlargement surgery. To help patients in their research, this overview provides a breakdown of the procedure costs and a short introduction to surgical techniques, patient preparation, and aftercare.

Before and After
SUMMARY

Procedure time

1.5 to 3 hours

Overnight stay

1 to 2 nights

Anaesthetic

General

Recovery time

6 - 12 months

Before and After

Overview

Surgery Goals
Cost
Finance, Insurance & the NHS
Candidates & Medical Conditions
The Procedure
Limitations
Consultation
Risks & Complications
Preparation
Post-Surgery & Aftercare
Recovery

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Breast reduction surgery is a popular treatment which can improve quality of life for many patients by addressing emotional, aesthetic issues or easing upper-body pain

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