There are always permanent scars following this procedure. These scars are normally quite conspicuous early after surgery and are visible for an indefinite period of time. Delayed healing and drainage may occur along the margins
No, unfortunately, you will lose the ability to breastfeed.
Breast reduction is actually not as painful as one would expect. Removal of the weight of the breasts can be so liberating, our breast reduction patients always seem to have an easy recovery. However, some
No, it is not permitted to drive for 24 hours following any form of anesthesia. The hospital will also require your driver to be a responsible adult, capable of staying at the hospital during the
You should expect at least a one week time off work, unless you have a physically active profession. Heavy lifting and bouncing activities are prohibited for 6-8 weeks following the procedure.
Immediately following surgery you will be wrapped with a surgical bra and ace wrap. You will also have drains. Care and instruction on drains will be given to you at the hospital. It is important
As long as no anesthesia complications arise, your stay in the hospital will be minimal and is considered “day surgery” meaning you will be discharged that day.
General endotracheal anesthesia is required for this type of procedure. It will be performed by an anesthesiologist at the hospital.
While coverage depends on each case and insurance company, the answer is yes! Most breast reduction procedures are covered by insurance. A letter will be written on your behalf requesting pre-authorization and based on their