Breast Reduction Surgery in Mumbai

Breast Reduction Surgery is also known as reduction mammaplasty, this surgery is used in the improvement of the self -image and also, in the ability of the participation in the physical activities. In certain cases, women having large breasts may also opt for this surgery to achieve a proportionate breast size.

Why is the breast reduction surgery done?

It is meant for those women having breasts that are large and need to rectify issues like:

  • A chronic neck, back and shoulder pain which requires medications of pain relieving.
  • If there is a presence of chronic rash and irritation on the skin.
  • Pain in the nerves
  • Activity is restricted.
  • A self- image that is poor due to large breasts.
  • When a woman finds it difficult to fit into the bras and other clothing.
When is the breast reduction surgery postponed?

It should be postponed if there is a particular plan in the future such as:

  • Birth of child: If a woman starts planning a family because then breastfeeding will pose a great challenge.
  • Weight loss: If there is a possibility of weight loss training or diet that is planned in the near future because even these activities may cause a  reduction in breast size.
What are the steps involved in breast reduction surgery in Mumbai?

First of all the surgeon will:

  • Start evaluating medical history and the health conditions.
  • A discussion about the expectations of the size of the breasts and its appearance after the surgery is done.
  • He/she will give a detailed information & description of the method and the associated risks and benefits of this surgery.
  • He/she will start examining and measuring the breasts.
  • For keeping the medical records, photos of the breasts are also taken.
  • Give detail about the kind of anesthesia and its effect given during the procedure.

Prior to surgery certain conditions must be fulfilled that is:

  • Laboratory tests
  • To develop a baseline mammogram
  • To stop smoking for sometime before and even after the surgery is done.
  • To avoid consumption of aspirin, certain anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements to control the bleeding while the surgery is taking place.