Breast Reduction

Breast reduction surgery aims to reduce the volume of the breasts in accordance with the patient's wishes and the patient's own body structure.

What is Breast Reduction?

Genetic factors, breastfeeding period, weight gain and many other factors can cause breast growth. Along with sagging breasts, problems such as itching and diaper rash may also occur. For this reason, breast reduction surgery is not only an aesthetic surgery, but also an operation necessary to protect health. Therefore, the key point is that this surgery should be planned without waiting for health problems to arise.

Breast reduction weight requirements may vary, but many surgeons consider factors such as a patient's overall health, body mass index (BMI), and the amount of breast tissue to be removed when determining eligibility for the procedure.

Who is a good candidate for breast augmentation?

Anyone who completes body development, has a good general health condition, and over the age of 18 can have a breast reduction operation. With the doctor's inspection before the operation, possible problems that will occur in the future will be prevented.

Satisfaction after the operation depends on the patient's expectations as well as the success of the operation. At this point, it is very important for the patient to come with realistic expectations. In order for the patient to fully understand the change that will be obtained at the end of the operation, the quality, efficiency and transparency of the consultation that he will receive during the examination process are of great importance.

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What should you expect from this operation?

Reducing breast size can be achieved through a combination of diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes, although some individuals may also consider surgical options for more significant reduction.

With the breast reduction surgery, it is aimed to reduce the volume of the breasts, which are too big, too heavy and too large to be carried, to the ideal size in accordance with the wishes of the patient and the body structure of the patient. Reducing big breasts can be achieved through breast reduction surgery, which involves removing excess breast tissue to achieve a more proportionate and comfortable breast size.

With the breast reduction operation, the shape of the breasts can be changed, the size, shape differences and other asymmetries between the two breasts can be eliminated. The distance between the two nipples can be adjusted to the optimal size. After a successful breast augmentation surgery, the patient may feel more peaceful, satisfied and more confident about her body.

Breast Reduction in Our Clinic


Before the breast reduction operation, a 3D model of your breasts and prepare for you to see in advance. Thus breast reduction how to look after surgery You can see. We can also arrange according to your wishes.


ant in aesthetic surgery. Your body in our clinic a front that best fits your structure and even enhances your outline preparation is done. Very thin incisions of 3-4 cm hidden in the natural lines of the breast Thanks to this, your surgery marks will not be known. In summer or in decolleties you will not have problems.

What should be done before breast reduction surgery?


Ask your doctor and clinic about breast reduction surgery Get all the answers to all the questions that come to your mind. No more questions It is important. You can find numerous information on the internet, but the most accurate information as a result of your body characteristics and health information at your doctor It will be.

Finding the best breast reduction surgeon involves thorough research, considering credentials, patient reviews, and discussing your specific goals and concerns with potential surgeons to make an informed decision.


During your first interview with your plastic surgeon, or identifying your wishes and setting up your treatment plan. is a step. Do not hesitate to ask your surgeon any questions you may have. Get information about the tests. Also before and after breast reduction surgery Don't forget to ask your questions.


Pre-medication prescribed by your doctor for post-operation Check. Post-operative activities that will not tire you out at rest time Prepare. Postpone heavy duty.


As long as your doctor recommends using aspirin and other blood thinners leave. No medication or food that your doctor specifically does not approve Do not take the supplement during this period. In addition, smoking and at least 2 weeks before the operation alcohol.

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EBOPRAS approved plastic surgeon MD. Güray Yeşiladalı is also a member of ISAPS and ASAPS.

How is a breast reduction performed?

Breast reduction surgery is performed under general anesthesia. It takes approximately 45 minutes. Breast reduction scars scars are made invisible and hidden. Thus, there is no visible scar after the healing process. Patients can stay in the hospital for one night if needed.

After This Operation What should be done?

Breast reduction recovery typically requires several weeks of rest, limited physical activity, and close monitoring by a healthcare provider to ensure proper healing.

During the healing process, painkillers, antibiotics and medicines prescribed for swelling should be used as described and completely. In this process, supplements should not be taken. The patient can return to their social life within 3-4 days. However, exercising for about 1 month may be inconvenient and it may be dangerous to return to the sports routine without going through doctor's control.

Heavy work should be avoided, healthy eating and resting is required. It is very normal to have pain after the operation. This pain can be brought under control by taking ice compress and pain medication. Slight stinging and burning sensation between 6 months and 12 months after surgery can be felt at irregular intervals. At the end of this period, this feeling will also disappear.

Weight loss after breast reduction surgery is possible and may further enhance the results, but it's important to maintain a stable and healthy weight to prevent changes in breast size and shape.

What are the risks of breast reduction surgery?

As with any surgery, there may be some risks of breast reduction surgery. Bleeding and hematoma are among these risks. There may also be a marked scar, depending on the tissue condition of the patient, and delayed healing of the wound. Excess tissue may need to be removed during this operation. Postoperative infection, inflammation, suturing, wound opening are among the risks of breast reduction surgery. Common signs of infection after a breast reduction surgery may include redness, swelling, warmth, pus discharge, and increased pain or discomfort in the surgical area, and it's important to promptly seek medical attention if any of these symptoms occur. However, these problems are not experienced much by using advanced technology and some combined techniques.

How long should one wait after giving birth to proceed with the breast reduction procedure?

For breast reduction surgery, hormonal balances in the body need to stabilize. This therefore, surgery can be performed after 3 to 6 months after the breastfeeding period.

The technique to be applied in breast reduction surgery, tissue rate to be taken from the breast, should be planned according to the age of the patient and then the plan to have children. Patient's child If you have a plan to have it, the nipple and the connection between the mammary gland surgery should be performed. However, breast reduction surgery is done in very large growth mammary gland intervention may also be required. However, in this case, the patient they are strictly informed and approved. Doing so may cause trouble.

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How much does it cost to have a breast reduction?

Depending on the operation, the price of breast reduction surgery varies. Breast reduction prices are determined by the general consultation and the interview after all examinations. You can learn the exact prices of the surgery with this method. Since each breast structure will be different, the method to be used may be different. Once all this has been learned, you can get information from your own doctor and clinic.

Whether or not breast reduction is covered by insurance depends on various factors, including the individual's medical condition, the extent of symptoms, and the specific insurance policy, as some insurance providers may cover the procedure if it's deemed medically necessary to alleviate physical symptoms.

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