Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction Surgery Performed by Michigan's Top Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

The decision to undergo a breast reduction procedure is often difficult to measure against the improvements a patient can expect in their overall health and comfort. Despite society's obsession with large female breasts, many women find that living day to day with an oversized figure brings unwanted discomfort. Shoulder pain, Back pain, and neck pain, and general physical discomfort are common complaints we hear from women living with overly large breasts. Having excessively large breasts can also have an emotional toll, as their outsized breasts draw unwanted attention, leaving many feeling self-conscious.
Whatever the reasoning for considering breast reduction surgery, women can feel confident knowing that Dr. Awada and her breast reduction surgery staff are here for support at every step of the procedure. We have helped thousands of Michigan women achieve the self-confidence and body image they deserve through our breast reduction surgery services.

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How Will You Know It’s Time To Consider Breast Reduction Surgery?

Many women suffer through the discomfort of excessively large breasts for their entire life, committing themselves to unnecessary pain and self-consciousness issues. The surgeons and staff at Michigan Cosmetic Surgery want to help you overcome the pain and stigma of overly large breasts with a procedure perfectly tailored to reduce your discomfort and leave you with a figure you will love.

We are experts at helping people find the right balance of breast size and breast appearance. If the emotional or physical discomfort of your breast size is having negative consequences on your quality of life, it is time to reach out to a breast reduction plastic surgery professional to find out If you are a quality candidate for reduction mammaplasty, the medical term for a breast reduction. We are confident that we can formulate a breast reduction procedure that will deliver relief from the pain caused by excess breast mass and deliver long-lasting results.

As Michigan's leading breast reduction plastic surgeon, Dr. Awada, and her staff of reduction mammaplasty experts will listen to you to fully understand your goals for your surgery. Michigan Cosmetic Surgery has helped thousands of Metro-Detroit women feel less self-conscious about their breasts and live full and pain-free lives.

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What Can You Expect From a Breast Reduction Surgery?

All breast reduction surgery procedures begin with an initial consultation with Michigan's top-rated breast reduction plastic surgeon, Dr. Awada. After helping thousands of patients struggling with overly large breasts, she is Michigan's most sought-after reduction mammaplasty expert.

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She understands the difficult decisions you are going through while weighing the benefits of a breast reduction. During this conversation, you will discuss what issues led you to consider surgery, including any physical pain you may be experiencing. Patients will discuss what results they hope to achieve with their breast reduction surgery, both physically and emotionally.

After deciding on your future breast size and shape, Dr. Awada will outline the breast reduction procedure itself. Typically breast reduction surgery involves removing breast fat, glandular tissue skin, and other excess breast tissue. Dr. Awada will outline the entire surgical procedure and how each step will help you achieve the results you are looking for. When you feel confident in your breast reduction surgery plan's details, a date will be determined that works around your schedule.

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We Are Here For You on Your Breast Reduction Surgery Day

Before your breast reduction surgery, we recommend that you gather some essential items to help you during the healing process. Make sure you have lots of ice to help soothe swollen breast tissue and plenty of clean washcloths and linens.

Plenty of loose shirts are a good idea as well as they will reduce pressure on your breasts. When the day of your breast reduction surgery comes, patients are greeted at our office, and once more, our plastic surgeon will walk through the procedures so that you feel fully confident in achieving the results you are looking for. Every one of our breast reduction procedures is an outpatient procedure and is designed to be as minimally invasive as possible.

While your breast reduction surgery is performed, you will be placed under general anesthesia while our plastic surgeons remove excess breast tissue and skin, reworking your breast tissue to meet your goals. Incision lines are made around the areola or at the fold of the breast and chest. We take every measure possible to minimize scar tissue from our patients' breast reduction procedures. After your breast reduction surgery, patients will be required to have a ride home as they may still feel the effects of the general anesthesia.

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Recovering from Breast Reduction Surgery

The healing time for breast reduction surgery procedures is similar to other breast enhancement, breast augmentation, or breast lift operations, and we recommend that you follow the advice that would come with any other form of plastic surgery.

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You can expect to feel mild pain in and around your breasts, generally in the breast tissue and skin around the areola, and soreness for up to three weeks. Pain from your plastic surgery can be reduced with medication prescribed by Dr. Awada. During recovery, many patients feel tired and experience a lack of energy. For most women, this is normal as their breasts are healing from major surgery. However, if you think that something is not right, contact Dr. Awada immediately. While complications are rare, infections can occur in your breasts following surgery. Dr. Awada will determine if there are any abnormalities in your breast tissue and take necessary action.

You will want to rest for at least two weeks after your breast reduction surgery. Do not lift anything heavy or over your head during this time. You should not participate in any strenuous activity, including exercise or physically during your recovery. Doing so could disrupt the healing process your breasts are experiencing. Showering and bathing should be avoided for up to a week or until your drainage bandage has been removed. Hot baths and saunas should be avoided for up to a month after your surgery on your breasts. Dr. Awada will let you know when it is safe for you to drive a car, have sexual intercourse and return to work, but most women can return to everyday life after about three weeks when your breasts' tissue is fully healed.

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Enhance Your New Breasts After Breast Reduction Surgery With a Breast Lift?

Apart from the noticeable difference in breast size, most women are pleased with the new breast shape and placement. Most patients opt to undergo a lift during their breast reduction surgery.

This procedure helps to reposition the breast to a more natural position than where your large breasts were positioned. Dr. Awada will discuss breast lift options during your initial conversation to determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure. Regarding your new breasts' look and feel, most women love the firmness and perkiness from a breast reduction.

Michigan Cosmetic Surgery is excited to hear your story and help you reduce your physical and emotional pain with our breast reduction services. Contact us today to see how a breast reduction can enhance every aspect of your life.

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Meet Dr. Mariam Awada

  • Consistently rated Michigan’s #1 Cosmetic Surgeon
  • Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon
  • Over 20 years cosmetic surgery experience
  • Thousands of successful procedures with amazing results
  • World leader in minimal invasive beauty treatments
  • Compassionate care in a first class facility
  • Plans your transformation with a female’s artistic perspective
  • Received hundreds of awards for best makeovers
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