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Reduction Mammoplasty

It is an outpatient surgical procedure, which, as its name refers to it, is performed to eliminate or remove excess breast tissue in an individual for aesthetic and/or health reasons.

Before the surgery

It is decided to perform a reduction mammoplasty due to:


  • Excessive breast growth

  • You are not satisfied with the shape of your breasts


Face-to-face assessment must be carried out directly with the specialist


In some women the breasts develop in a very marked way, this is called breast hypertrophy, and over time it begins to cause back pain, breast sagging and can affect self-esteem and health in some cases.


Therefore, it is necessary to reduce the breasts in order to reduce their volume by improving the shape and position of the bust.


The classification of breast hypertrophy is:

Moderate: 400-600 gr  |  Important: 600-800 gr  
 Severe: 800-1200 gr    |Gigantomasta: >1200 gr.

during surgery
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This surgery can last between 2 to 3 hours and is performed under general anesthesia.


Usually the resulting scar is in the shape of an anchor or an inverted "T". Its lateral extension will depend on the amount of tissue to be removed.


In certain cases, for not to lose volume and give a good projection to the breast, a portion of tissue is preserved and rearranged, thus, having an adequate result in terms of size but also maintaining an excellent projection.

After surgery

It generates an 8-day disability, you must follow all the post-surgical recommendations to obtain optimal results.

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