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Breast Reduction

A breast reduction, also known as a boob reduction or 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. To help you in your research, this overview provides a short introduction to the surgery, preparation, and aftercare.

Summary
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Procedure time

1.5 to 3 hours

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Overnight stay

1 to 2 nights

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Anaesthetic

General

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Recovery time

6 - 12 months

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Our Treatment Guide
  • Overview
  • Why have breast reduction surgery?
  • Your Breast Reduction Consultation with A Medbelle Surgeon
  • How is breast reduction surgery performed?
  • What are the potential risks & complications associated with breast reduction surgery?
  • Preparing for Your Treatment
  • Aftercare
  • Related articles
  • FAQs
  • Breast reduction procedure in UK
  • Our patients stories
  • More Breast Surgery Procedures
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